Fund Accounting & Loan Servicing Manager
Stacy Sikes is the Fund Accounting & Loan Servicing Manager at CEI Capital Management LLC (CCML), a subsidiary of the Maine-based community development financial institution with a 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 CCML’s Fund Accounting & Loan Servicing Manager, Stacy is responsible for managing the accounting for the New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) portfolio of lending entities. Stacy is responsible for managing the accounting of the Opportunity Zone, real estate investment funds, joint ventures, and related management entities for CEI-Boulos Capital Management. Stacy manages the treasury functions for the NMTC entities and CEI-Boulos entities. Stacy works with the external accountants to prepare all NMTC subsidiary opportunity zone, joint ventures, and multi-investor audits and tax returns.
Prior to joining CCML, Stacy lived in New York and worked at a small real estate rental company maintaining their financial records. Stacy has gained most of her experience working at CCML through her seven years while increasing her responsibilities. Stacy earned her master’s degree in accounting in 2023 with a forensic accounting concentration while working at CCML full-time, which helped her gain more knowledge and experience. Stacy loves animals, especially dogs. Stacy would love to open up a dog daycare at some point in the future while still integrating accounting work. Stacy only has one Labrador currently but hopes to get another at some point soon.
- State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oneonta, B.S. in Professional Accounting
- Southern New Hampshire University, M.S. in Accounting
Get To Know Stacy
What is your favorite candy or snack food?
If chocolaty Reese’s, if fruity Starburst.
What is unique about the town you grew up in?
My little town in upstate New York, which has about 1,400 residents, hosts a pageant of bands every year. This pageant brings in tens of thousands of people from all over the country and started in 1949.
What was your first job?
A local café in a college town.