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


Bill Shanahan


Financial Services

Beth Boutin

Vice President – Community Investments

Andrew Esancy

Acquisitions Officer

Lisa Merchant

Acquisitions Specialist

Mary Chevalier

Community Investment Analyst

Kara LaSalle

Acquisitions Officer

Stephen B. Schuster

Senior Acquisitions Officer

Real Estate Development

Karen Allen

Development Coordinator

Amy Dohner

Senior Project Manager

Matt Moore

Senior Developer

Kathy Beyer

Senior Vice President – Real Estate Development

Samantha Dunn


Ted Samuelsen

Project Manager

Sue Cobb

Director of Project Management

Lynn Mansfield

Senior Project Manager

Charlie Willner

Project Manager

Asset Management

Steven Antinozzi

Building Systems Analyst

Kris Nichols

Asset Manager

Mike Sprague

Director of Asset Management

John Davis

Asset Manager

Jess Peck

Asset Manager

Sherrin Vail

Vice President – Asset Management

Frances Estes

Asset Management Specialist

Eric Schmitt

Senior Vice President – Asset Management & Portfolio Initiatives

Charlie Van Winkle

Director of Energy Services

Maryanne Gottman

Asset Management Information Specialist

Rewa Worthington

Director of Asset Management


Holly Burbank

Senior Vice President – Finance and Administration

Connie Onos

Administrative Assistant

Charlotte Parsons

Corporate Secretary/Executive Assistant

Dave Graves


Paul Ottoson

Fund Management Officer

Karen Patno

Manager, HR & Administration

Jan McCormick

Senior Vice President – Strategic Initiatives

Janet Spitler

Chief Financial Officer

Communications & Community Relations

Schuyler Gann

Social Media Intern

Lisa Patlis

Director of Community Relations

Sara Santor

Communications Coordinator

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  

Charlie Baker

Executive Director, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission

Amy Demetrowitz

Director of Real Estate Development, Champlain Housing Trust  

Michael Clarke

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

Dave Birkhahn

Vice President & Team Lead, Community Capital Group, TD Bank  

Walt Greiner

Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager, Retired, TD Bank  

Kara Sweeney, Esq.

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

Art Casavant

Vice President Community Development and CRA Officer, People’s United Bank  

Karyn Hale

Executive Vice President, Treasurer and CFO, Union Bank  

Andrew Winter

Executive Director, Twin Pines Housing Trust  

Marc Landry

President, Landry Insurance  

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.