Novogradac & Company LLP is scheduled to host their annual New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) conference in San Diego, CA from January 24-26 where NTCIC will be attending. The conference will bring NMTC investors, developers, and practitioners together to network and discuss ways to support the NMTC at the local, regional and national levels.
Over the course of three days, NTCIC will be engaged in multiple conference sessions and activities. Conference attendees are invited to meet NTCIC team members:
Merrill Hoopengardner on Thursday, January 25 at the Women in Tax Credits Breakfast. Merrill will be one of four female executives hosting the Women in Tax Credits conference gathering. The interactive discussion will revolve around creating a distinguished career path and establishing successful business relationships, in addition to identifying future topics for discussion amongst the group.
Merrill will also serve as one of four panelists on the NMTC in the Landscape of Tax Reform Panel on Thursday. She will contribute insight on the status of the new markets tax credit and significant changes she anticipates to see this year.
As President of NTCIC, Merrill directs fundraising and acquisitions opportunities, develops and implements overall strategy and new lines of business for the company and coordinates governing board/staff relations.
Kandi Jackson will be present throughout the conference. As Managing Director, Kandi oversees the acquisitions and underwriting team of NTCIC with a focus on HTC and NMTC investments. Kandi’s team is primarily responsible for finding, underwriting, closing, and initiating the first equity and loan disbursements to a project. She also originates and manages NTCIC’s upper-tier investor relationships. Kandi has more than 20 years of senior level experience in real estate development and finance.
Christina Smith will also be present throughout the conference. As Project Manager, Christina performs a variety of acquisition activities including underwriting and managing the closing process for debt and equity investments involving federal/state historic, and new markets tax credits for all types of asset classes throughout the US. Before joining NTCIC in 2006, Christina worked for a former leading warehouse lender where she managed account portfolios totaling over $1 billion in bank credit lines. She also has three years of experience as a commercial real estate paralegal for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
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