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


Community Investments

Beth Boutin

Vice President – Community Investments

Kara LaSalle

Community Investments Officer

Julia Morgan

Director of Underwriting

Mary Chevalier

Community Investments Officer

Lara Lonon

Community Investments Officer

Tanner Schmit

Community Investments Officer

Lisa Merchant

Community Investments Specialist

Regan St. Pierre

Director of Community Investments

Real Estate Development

Karen Allen

Development Coordinator

Amy Dohner

Senior Project Manager

Matt Moore

Senior Developer

Kathy Beyer

Senior Vice President – Real Estate Development

Logan Husain

Project Manager

Ted Samuelsen

Senior Project Manager

Sue Cobb

Director of Project Management

Tyler Labrie

Associate Developer

Sandra Silla

Project Manager

Lynn Mansfield

Senior Project Manager

Capital Management

Holly Burbank

Senior Vice President – Capital Management

Connie Onos

Capital Management Coordinator

Paul Ottoson

Senior Capital Management Officer

Asset Management

John Davis

Asset Manager

Kris Nichols

Asset Manager

Lindsay Thrall

Connections Program Manager

Frances Estes

Asset Management Specialist

Jess Peck

Asset Manager

Sherrin Vail

Vice President – Asset Management

Maryanne Gottman

Asset Management Information Specialist

Eric Schmitt

Senior Vice President – Asset Management & Portfolio Initiatives

Charlie Willner

Director of Energy Services

Mike Sprague

Director of Asset Management

Rewa Worthington

Director of Asset Management

Finance & Administration

Deborah Flannery

Vice President – Lending

Charlotte Parsons

Corporate Secretary/Executive Assistant

Janet Spitler

Chief Financial Officer

Dave Graves


Karen Patno

Manager, HR & Administration

Hongxia Zhao

Staff Accountant

Communications & Community Relations

Lisa Patlis

Director of Communications

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

Chief Operating Officer
Champlain Housing Trust  

Marc Landry

Landry Insurance

Dave Birkhahn

Vice President & Team Lead, Community Capital Group
TD Bank  

Walt Greiner

Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager, Retired
TD Bank  

Chris Miller

Senior Vice President for Property Management and Housing Development
Easterseals NH

Art Casavant

Vice President Community Development and CRA Officer
People’s United 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

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.