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The NTCIC Face Book: Meet Our Staff Attending the Novogradac NMTC Conference in Austin, Texas

Written By: NTCIC

With the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) application season in full swing, Novogradac will be hosting its annual NMTC conference in Austin, Texas from October 17 – 18. The Novogradac New Markets Fall Conference allows for community development professionals including community development entities, developers, investors, and consultants to meet, learn and unite on how to best invest in low-income communities. NTCIC will be attending the conference to discuss future NMTC opportunities for the upcoming round, the deployment of the Irvin Henderson Main Street Revitalization Fund, and to connect with industry colleagues. During the event, NTCIC President Merrill Hoopengardner will be participating in a panel:

Thursday, October 17: What’s Next for the NMTC 9:30 – 10:30 am

  • Merrill Hoopengardner will join political insiders to discuss what efforts are being made to extend and expand the new markets tax credit, which is in its final year of authorization, as well as what is likely to happen in the upcoming presidential election session of Congress.

Merrill Hoopengardner

President, NTCIC

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. She will once again be participating in one of the first event panels, "What's Next for the NMTC." She will discuss current legislative efforts to expand the NMTC program. | Connect

Matthew Prickett

Acquisitions Manager

Matthew Prickett is an Acquisitions Manager at NTCIC, where he is responsible for identifying, structuring, and underwriting prospective Historic and New Markets Tax Credit investments. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Matt maintains a broad network of relationships including preservation consultants, accountants, attorneys and developers and has participated in tax credit investment across the United States. | Connect

Heather Buethe

Director of Project Management

As Director of Project Management, Heather oversees NTCIC’s project management team, which is primarily responsible for underwriting and closing debt and equity investments in projects throughout the United States. Most recently, she has overseen the deployment of over $65 million in NMTC allocation and closed 14 transactions. Heather also leads NTCIC’s Opportunity Zone task force. | Connect

Kathleen Galvan

Senior Project Manager

An Austin local, Project Manager Kathleen Galvan manages the closing process for Historic Tax Credit and New Markets Tax Credit investments. Kathleen has been with NTCIC for 8 years, originally joining the team as an Asset Manager. Prior to this, Kathleen was a Real Estate Development Manager for a financial advisory firm where she managed the commercial and residential real estate portfolio in Texas and Louisiana. | Connect