With an extensive knowledge of housing finance with an
emphasis on low income housing tax credits, Ted S. Rozeboom
brings experience in state and federal government to the
Loomis Law Firm. His practice handles affordable housing
developments, historic preservation, federal and state
historic tax credits, community development and real estate
tax exemption. Mr. Rozeboom has been a frequent speaker to
various trade associations on affordable housing, community
development and tax credit issues.
A graduate of George Mason University School of Law, Mr.
Rozeboom spent more than 20 years with various state and
federal agencies and committees including the Michigan State
Housing Development Authority and the U. S. Senate Committee
on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
joined the Loomis Law Firm in 2006 and became a shareholder
Jennifer A. Everhart serves as Executive Vice President
and is the Chief Underwriter of Cinnaire.
Ms. Everhart has been with the Fund since 1997, and has 20
years of experience in affordable housing, community
development and technical assistance to nonprofit
organizations. Cinnaire has channeled more than $3 billion of
equity and debt into affordable housing developments in
Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota and
Delaware. Ms. Everhart is responsible for overseeing the
underwriting and investment of equity and debt for Cinnaire.
Prior to joining Cinnaire, she worked at the
Michigan State Housing Development Authority administering
technical assistance programs to nonprofit housing
development corporations and local units of government.
Before working in Lansing, Ms. Everhart worked in Detroit
for a community development corporation where she helped
package applications for several Low Income Housing Tax
Credit financed developments. Ms. Everhart earned a Bachelor
of Science in Finance from Oakland University in Rochester
Hills, MI and took post graduate coursework at Pratt
Community Economic Development Institute in Brooklyn, NY.
Mr. Kandler is ASTI Corporate Vice President and Managing
Director of ASTI's Property Services Group. He is on the
Environmental Task Force of the MHC Development-Finance
Committee. Mr. Kandler has been an environmental consultant
for 38 years with involvement in providing due diligence
services to developers, attorneys, and lenders in the
affordable housing industry for the past 26 years, including
low income housing tax credits (i.e. MSHDA, OHFA) and
federally-funded programs (i.e. HUD, RD, Freddie Mac). He is
a member of the Michigan Association of Environmental
Professionals and ASTM International.
Mr. Kandler has a BS from Michigan Technological University
and an MS from Michigan State University. He is an
Environmental Professional per All Appropriate Inquiry,
Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Michigan accredited
Asbestos Inspector, Management Planner, and Project
Designer, Ohio Asbestos Evaluation Specialist, and 40-Hour
HAZWOPER. He is also a PADI Master Scuba Diver.
Gerald A. Krueger is the President, founder and sole
shareholder of American Community Developers, Inc. Mr.
Krueger has participated as a principal in the development,
acquisition and rehabilitation of various real estate
properties including over 11,000 multifamily units in 10
states. ACD was founded in 1980 and has been primarily
involved in the preservation of existing affordable housing
developments and the revitalization of the properties from
both the owner's and tenants' perspective. ACD is the parent
corporation to St. Clair Construction Company, a general
contractor that specializes in apartment rehabilitation.
Mr. Krueger received his undergraduate degree from the
University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of
Detroit. He is currently an Active Member in the National
Leased Housing Association and currently a board member on
the Michigan Housing Council.
Karen Mead is the Vice President of Business Development
for KMG Prestige. For over 25 years she has been intensively
involved in the property management industry. Karen is
currently responsible for growth associated with third party
real estate investment management and consulting of our
current and future clients. Previously Karen held the
position of Vice President of Property Management with
Keystone Management Group where she was responsible for
supervision of eight Regional Property Managers, consisting
of over 8000 units. In 2007, she acquired an ownership
interest in that company and was instrumental in its growth.
During the course of her career, she has been involved in
virtually every aspect of the property management industry.
Karen’s experience includes a full spectrum of operations
with all programs associated with the affordable housing
arena, as well as market rate developments. Karen
specializes in assisting and directing ownerships with new
construction, including underlying financial strategies. And
has an extensive understanding of real estate finance and
the LIHTC program. Karen is a high-energy individual who is
committed to providing unparalleled customer service and
maintaining exceptional client relationships.
Elaine Simpson is the Owner of Occupancy Solutions, LLC,
an operations, leasing, marketing, and training specialist
Elaine Simpson has been employed in the housing
industry since 1986. Starting on site as a leasing agent,
she moved up, working as assistant manager, site manager,
executive director and finally senior regional manager with
communities in several states and portfolios containing more
than 1400 units. Ms. Simpson has worked for local and
national industry leading companies and throughout her
career, has trained new managers across the country,
assisted in creating “Best Practices” and procedure manuals,
participated in numerous task forces during national
mergers, acquisitions and dispositions and headed “turn
around” teams assigned to troubled communities, successfully
increasing income while decreasing expenses and allowing the
property to recover economic viability.
With almost 30 years of experience in the multi family
industry, Elaine Simpson founded Occupancy Solutions, LLC to
provide on site operations, human resources, housing program
compliance, maintenance, marketing, leasing, training and
consulting services for multifamily professionals of market
rate, senior and affordable housing communities throughout
the United States. Occupancy Solutions assists communities
by providing proven, cost-effective techniques and
strategies that achieve increased occupancy, improve
resident retention, minimize expenses and increase net
Ms. Simpson is a licensed real estate broker in Michigan
and Arizona, a Certified Senior Real Estate Specialist, a
National Apartment Association Education Institute Faculty
Member, an Accredited Resident Manager and a Certified
Assisted Housing Manager. Occupancy Solutions is proud to be
a Women Business Enterprise Network certified business.
As leader of Plante Moran’s housing and community
development solutions practice, Rob serves a wide range of
clients involved in numerous facets of the industry, from
corporate investors to syndicators to developers. This
variety allows him to bring a well-rounded perspective to
his client engagements.
Rob has been involved in the housing and community
development industry for more than 20 years, including more
than three years on the management team at a large regional
tax credit syndicator. Most recently, he’s been advising
clients involved in structuring new deals with multiple
layers of incentives, including low-income housing credits,
new markets tax credits, historic rehabilitation credits,
and state incentives.
Rob is known for his ability to leverage his experiences
and expertise in order to provide top-notch advice to his
clients. He is collaborative and well-connected, which
results in his ability to provide practical solutions and
sound technical advice.
Rob is often asked to speak at industry conferences and
events about a variety of current topics in the arena of
financing projects with multiple incentives. He has a B.S.
in accounting from Central Michigan University.
Mark S. McDaniel is the President and CEO of Cinnaire.
Mr. McDaniel, who received his B.S. in Urban Planning from
Michigan State University in 1977, brings with him over 35
years of experience in the areas of affordable housing,
community development, urban planning and market research,
formerly serving as Vice President and President of a major
development company in Michigan, and as Director of
Development for another statewide nonprofit housing
corporation. Since his tenure with Cinnaire’s inception in
1993, Mr. McDaniel has raised and committed over $3.5
billion of loans and equity for affordable housing and
economic development. He has diversified Cinnaire to provide
access to permanent debt financing, construction lending,
technical assistance, predevelopment lending, structured
financing, youth leadership training, and title services. He
led the geographic expansion of Cinnaire to now include a
service area of Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin,
Minnesota, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Up State New
York, Delaware, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
In addition, McDaniel has served on the Board of
Directors of a number of nonprofit organizations which
advocate on behalf of affordable housing, including
President of the Michigan Housing Council, past President,
National Association of State and Local Equity Funds
(NASLEF); Board Member, Fifth Thirds Community Advisory
Forum; Board Member, Habitat for Humanity of MI; Treasurer,
Michigan Magnet Fund; Vice Chair, Art of Leadership
Foundation; Board Member, Community Economic Development
Association of Michigan (CEDAM); Member, Corporation for
Supportive Housing State Advisory Committee; Board Member,
National City Community Development Association; and, former
Chairman and Board Member, Federal Home Loan Bank of
Indianapolis Affordable Housing Council.
Mark was the recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year
Award from the Greater Lansing Business Monthly and in 2008
received the Governors Corporate Service Award. In 2011 he
was awarded the Michigan Habitat for Humanity’s Bernice
Bensen Award recognizing his long service and commitment to
Habitat for Humanity, and he was appointed by Michigan’s
Governor to serve on the Children’s Trust Fund Board of
Directors in 2012. He was also the recipient of the
prestigious Terry R. Duvernay Award for 2013. The award
recognizes lifetime achievements as a leader in the
affordable housing industry. He also serves as a member of
the Michigan State University Urban Planning Alumni Advisory
Board and as a Board Member of the Seminary Consortium for
Urban Pastoral Education (SCUPE). In 2016 Mark was Honorary
Chairman of the Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration
Commission, received the 2014 and 2016 National Nonprofit of
the Year Award and 2014 and 2015 Coolest Places to Work
Award from Crain’s Detroit Business.