Didier P. Hakizimana
Chief Financial Officer
Didier Hakizimana is the Chief Financial Officer at CEI Capital Management LLC (CCML), a subsidiary of the Maine-based community development financial institution, Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) and carries forward its mission to build just, vibrant and climate-resilient futures for people and communities in Maine and rural regions by integrating finance, business expertise and policy solutions in ways that make the economy work more equitably. CCML focuses on investing in projects in rural communities across the country that create quality jobs with benefits and opportunities for career growth, with a specialty in manufacturing.
As Chief Financial officer of CEI Capital Management LLC, Mr. Hakizimana is responsible for the organization’s financial management including auditing, budgeting, financial planning, accounting, policy development, establishment of internal accounting and fiscal controls and standards, preparing and interpreting financial reports, and tax filings. Supported by a team of three other accounting professionals, Mr. Hakizimana oversees all accounting, tax filings and accounting compliance matters for CCML’s portfolio of New Market Tax Credit Program.
Prior to joining CCML, Mr. Hakizimana worked as an accountant at Mid-coast Maine Community Action. He was responsible for managing federal and state funds allocated to promote economic sustainability and social equity within the Mid-Coast Maine area. Mr. Hakizimana has been an advocate of low-income families for many years through his work as volunteer board director for a credit union and other local nonprofits in Maine. For over 10 years he has volunteered with AARP using his knowledge and expertise in tax and accounting to assist low-income families and the elderly with their annual tax filing.
- Certified Public Accountant
- Charted Global Management Accountants
- Certified Fraud Examiner