Who We Are

We are a group of more than 40 professionals working to serve communities in Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire. With offices in Portland, Maine and Burlington, Vermont, our staff has deep knowledge of local markets, close relationships with regional organizations — and a shared passion for affordable housing and social justice.

Our Team

Nancy Owens


Cynthia Lacasse

Executive Vice President &
Chief Program Officer

Eric Schmitt

Chief Operating Officer

Janet Spitler

Chief Financial Officer

Community Investments

Beth Boutin

Vice President – Community Investments

Kara LaSalle

Senior Community Investments Officer

Robby Perkins-High

Community Investments Officer

Mary Chevalier

Director of Community Investments

Julia Morgan

Director of Community Investments

Bill Schrecker

Senior Community Investments Officer

Ian Jakus

Community Investments Officer

Lauren Peck

Community Investments Closing Manager

Rosanne Sheridan

Community Investments Officer

Real Estate Development

Ryan Baker-Dunn

Project Manager

Logan Husain

Project Manager

Sandra Silla

Project Manager

Kathy Beyer

Senior Vice President – Real Estate Development

Tyler Labrie


Ben Sturtz

Senior Developer

Amy Dohner

Director of Real Estate Development

Matt Moore

Senior Developer

Jack Turvey

Project Manager

Jess Neubelt


Capital Management

Connie Onos

Capital Management Associate & Office Manager

Paul Ottoson

Director of Capital Management

Asset Management

Jaime Lyn Barney

Asset Manager

Jamie Hand

Energy Systems Engineer

Sherrin Vail

Vice President – Asset Management & Portfolio Initiatives

John Davis

Senior Asset Manager

Kris Nichols

Asset Manager

Charlie Willner

Director of Energy Services

Frances Estes

Asset Management Specialist

Mike Sprague

Director of Asset Management

Brent Wilson

Asset Manager

Maryanne Gottman

Asset Management Information Officer

Meghan Tedder

Connections Coordinator

Rewa Worthington

Director of Asset Management

Lindsay Thrall

Connections Program Manager

Finance & Administration

Deborah Flannery

Vice President – Lending

Jennifer Ogden

Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development

Nichole Yanok

Loan Officer

Dave Graves


Charlotte Parsons

Corporate Secretary/Executive Assistant

Hongxia Zhao

Staff Accountant

Karen Patno

Manager, HR & Administration

Communications & Community Relations

Lisa Patlis

Director of Communications

Sara Santor

Communications Manager

Camille Sweet

Communications Specialist

Bill Shanahan

Co-Founder & Senior Advisor

Our Board of Directors

Cullen Ryan

Board Co-Chair
Executive Director
Community Housing of Maine

John Vogel

Board Co-Chair
Retired Adjunct Professor of Business Administration
Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College  

Mike Anthony

Group Vice President, Community Investments and Western New York Commercial Real Estate
M&T Bank

Amy Demetrowitz

Chief Operating Officer
Champlain Housing Trust  

Marc Landry

President, retired
Landry Insurance

Charlie Baker

Executive Director
Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission

Walt Greiner

Executive Vice President &
Chief Credit Officer
Bank of Burlington 

Chris Miller

Senior Vice President for Property Management and Housing Development
Easterseals NH

Dave Birkhahn

Vice President & Team Lead, Community Capital Group
TD Bank  


Karyn Hale

Executive Vice President, Treasurer and CFO
Union Bank  

Kara Sweeney, Esq.

Corporate Attorney, Director and Co-Chair of the Business Law Group
Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios, PLLP

Michael Clarke

Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Banking & Senior Underwriter
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Kelly Laflamme

Affiliate Consultant
Pear Associates

Andrew Winter

Executive Director
Twin Pines Housing Trust

Equity Leadership Board Fellow

Anna Adachi-Mejia

Professional Coach | Facilitator | Consultant
Adachi Labs, LLC

Career Opportunities

Evernorth appreciates that its principal asset is its talented staff. We offer a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package to attract and retain members of our team.