CRDC Board of Directors & Staff

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Board of Directors




RYAN AUDLEY, CEO,  Audley Construction President 2024
STEPHEN HEAVENER Executive Vice President & Executive Director no term
DAVID PETERSON, SVP, Merrimack County Savings Bank Vice President 2025
JOSEPH CONWAY, retired lender Treasurer 2026
THOMAS SULLIVAN, CEO, Sullivan Construction Secretary 2025
JAMES LYNCH, SVP, Claremont Savings Bank Director 2024
JAMES GOODHUE, SVP, Primary Bank Director 2026
JANET ACKERMAN. VP, TD Bank Director 2025
KEN KOORNNEEF, Retired CEO, Nobis Engineering Director 2026
PETER BURGER, Orr & Reno Corporate Counsel no term


Stephen A. Heavener, Executive Director

Mr. Heavener has more than 45 years of economic and community development experience as Executive Director of programs in New Jersey, Vermont, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Wyoming and Virginia.. He supervises all staff, promotes CRDC financial assistance programs, assists with loan package structuring, identifies and screens potential Brownfields projects and works closely with towns, cities, and counties throughout New Hampshire on economic development consulting. Mr. Heavener also identifies and manages real estate development activities and develops new programs and policies in consultation with the Board of Directors. He earned the Economic Finance Professional designation from the National Development Council in 1990 and was a Certified Economic Developer as designated by the International Economic Development Council from 1994 to 2018.  He earned a Masters in Public Policy from Rutgers University. He joined CRDC in November 2007. He is a native of Vineland, New Jersey.


Jennifer Boulanger, Loan Officer

Jennifer BoulangerJennifer Boulanger has over 30 years of commercial lending experience working for banks and regional development corporations in New Hampshire. Jennifer completed a commercial lender training course in the early 1990's and later worked in all aspects of lending including commercial credit underwriting, commercial credit review, commercial loan officer, commercial credit training manager and as a volunteer managing outside loan funds for non-profits. Jennifer received her BS in Business Administration (accounting) and MBA from UNH Durham (finance) and as well has earned the designation of Certified Economic Development Financial Planner  from the National Development Council (September 2015). Jennifer is agraduate of the Greater Concord Leadership Class of 2006 and Lakes Region Leadership Class od 2008. As a loan officer, Jennifer provides such services as credit analyst, underwriting, portfolio manager, business development officer and risk manager. In the Spring of 2018, Jennifer was recognized by the US Small Business Administration as the New Hampshire SBA Financial Services Champion. Jennifer resides in Northwood, NH with her husband and two children. She joined CRDC in October 2010.

Chuck Gilboy, Business Development and Loan Officer 

Chuck Gilboy

Chuck Gilboy joined CRDC in March 2022 with extensive experience in mission-based lending and regional development. Chuck is responsible for strengthening CRDC’s business development efforts while working directly with New Hampshire’s banks to help identify opportunities for CRDC to provide needed gap financing or SBA 504 loan opportunities. Chuck received his undergraduate degree from Elon University in North Carolina and continued his education at the University of New Hampshire where he earned his Master of Business Administration. Chuck was a loan officer with Grafton County Economic Development Council in Plymouth, NH. Prior to that Chuck was a business advisor with the New Hampshire Small Business Development Center (SBDC) where he led the agency’s education platform in COVID-19 Relief Programs. Chuck also played an integral role at the New Hampshire Community Loan Program as a loan officer. Chuck resides in Concord, NH and is currently a Board Member and Treasurer of the Concord Food Co-op.

Kimberly Imbriglio, Loan Portfolio Manager

Kimberly ImbriglioMs. Imbriglio joined CRDC in August 2005. Her primary duties include servicing both CRDC’s SBA 504 and Economic Development loan portfolios, preparing loan closing documentation, and attending loan closings. She also manages all CRDC bookkeeping tasks. Ms. Imbriglio has more than seventeen years of banking experience including three years as a commercial banking assistant. She holds a B.S. degree in Business from Worcester State College and an M.B.A. degree from Anna Maria College. 

Gabrielle Werffeli, Finance Administrator

Gabrielle Werffeli

Gabrielle Werffeli joined CRDC in April 2024 with extensive experience in administrative and financial management. At CRDC, she is responsible for all aspects of financial operations, accounting, and reporting as well as supporting the administration of CRDC’s loan portfolios (SBA 504 and Economic Development). Prior to CRDC, Gabrielle served for 14 years as a Senior Administrator at Columbia University in New York as the Director of Budget & Finance of the Law School and the Director of Finance & Administration of the Department of Civil Engineering. Before her tenure at Columbia, she worked for seven years as an Operations and Risk Officer in asset management and investment banking. Gabrielle holds a Master’s degree in International Finance and Business from Columbia University; she was born and educated in Switzerland where she studied Humanities at the University of Zurich. Gabrielle now lives in Concord, New Hampshire.