Team Directory

Our dedicated team, committed to serving you

CEI Leadership
Betsy Biemann

Chief Executive Officer

CEI Leadership
Keith Bisson

President

CEI Leadership
Teresa Jankovic

Chief Financial Officer

CEI Business Advising
Jennifer Sporzynski

Chief Program Officer

CEI Lending & Investing
Daniel Wallace

Chief Investment Officer

CEI-Boulos Capital Management
Gretchen Ascher

Investment Analyst

CEI Communications
Leah Batt

Director of Marketing & Communications

CEI Capital Management
Jennifer Bisson

Senior Accountant

CEI Lending & Investing
Kelsie Bouchard

Director, CEI Notes & Portfolio Management

CEI Business Advising
Nick Branchina

Director, Fisheries and Aquaculture

CEI Policy
Laura Buxbaum

SVP, Public Policy and Resource Development

CEI Business Advising
Jodi Cordes

Program Director CEI Women’s Business Center Southwest, Business Advisor

CEI Business Advising
Hugh Cowperthwaite

Senior Program Director, Fisheries and Aquaculture

CEI Capital Management
Patricia Crafts

Officer Manager

CEI Capital Management
Sara Cunningham          

Compliance Manager

CEI Business Advising
Christina Dodge

Certified Business Advisor

CEI Ventures
Thao Duong

Finance and Fund Administration Manager

CEI Lending & Investing
Emma Enoch

Loan and Investment Officer

CEI Business Advising
Ruth Feldman

Program Director CEI Women’s Business Center Northeast, Business Advisor

CEI Business Advising
Alexandra Forrester

Program Developer

CEI Lending & Investing
Molly Gerencer

Loan and Investment Officer

CEI Financial Development Services
Mechelle Given

Financial Development Counselor

CEI Lending & Investing
Ryan Green

Director of Lending

CEI Resource Development
Gabrielle Grunkemeyer  

Developmental Director

CEI Business Advising
Sarah Guerette

Senior Program Director, Business Development Services

CEI Capital Management
Didier P. Hakizimana

Chief Financial Officer

CEI-Boulos Capital Management
Stuart Hean

Vice President of Investment

CEI Ventures
Nat Henshaw

Managing Director of CEI Ventures

CEI Human Resources
Colleen Ippolito

SVP, Human Resources and Office Administration

CEI Ventures
Chandler Jones

Managing Director of CEI Ventures

CEI Finance and Accounting
Benjamin Kramer

Treasurer

CEI Business Advising
Alison Lane

Associate Center Director & Certified Business Advisor, Small Business Development Center at CEI

CEI Business Advising
Raynor Large

Certified Business Advisor, Small Business Development Center at CEI

CEI Human Resources
Diana LeBlanc

Talent & Diversity Manager

CEI Lending & Investing
Amy Leshure

Loan & Investment Officer

CEI Financial Development Services
Jill Lorom

Financial Development Counselor

CEI Capital Management
Jackie Lynds

Treasurer

CEI Business Advising
Ann McAlhany

Certified Business Advisor, Small Business Development Center at CEI

Bright Community Capital
Jesse McKinnell

Chief Operating Officer

CEI Business Advising
Grace Mo-Phillips

Program Director CEI Women’s Business Center South, Business Advisor

CEI Business Advising
Cynthia Murphy

Senior Program Director, Workforce

CEI Lending & Investing
Azenaide Pedro

Justice Fellow

CEI Business Advising
Peter Piconi

Certified Business Advisor, Small Business Development Center at CEI

CEI Business Advising
Rachel Rathburn

WBC Program Developer

CEI Lending & Investing
Bethany Richards

Loan and Investment Officer

CEI Human Resources
Michelle Ridlon

Benefits and Payroll Manager

CEI Business Advising
Bradley Russell

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Program Director

CEI Lending & Investing
Tyrell Russell

Loan Services Supervisor

CEI Business Advising
John Scribner

Director, StartSmart

CEI Capital Management
Stacy Sikes

Fund Accounting & Loan Servicing Manager

CEI-Boulos Capital Management
Sam Spencer

CEO and Managing Director

CEI-Boulos Capital Management
Charlie Spies

President and Managing Director

CEI Lending & Investing
Art Stevens

Loan & Investment Officer

CEI Business Advising
Tabin Tangila Mesu Kamba

Program Developer, Workforce Solutions

CEI Financial Development Services
Jason W. Thomas

Director, Financial Development Services

CEI Business Advising
Eric Treworgy

Business Advisor, Maine SBDC at CEI

CEI Capital Management
Marilyn H. Thomas

Senior Asset and Relationship Manager

CEI Capital Management
Traci Vaine

Chief Executive Officer

CEI Policy
Amy Winston

Senior Director, State Policy

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CEI-Boulos Capital Management
Dasha White

SVP of Investment

CEI Business Advising
Emily Wood

Program Developer, Climate Justice and Environmental Resilience