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Wednesday, January 17

Time Description
9:30am

Welcome & Introductions

Speakers:

  • Thom Amdur, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association’s Tennessee Developers Council, Washington, DC – Moderator
  • Trent Ridley, Tennessee Housing Development Agency, Nashville, TN
10:00am

Innovation Lab: Affordable Housing & Mixed-Use Case-Studies

NH&RA highlights state-of-the-art case studies from around the region exploring new and non-traditional approaches to financing and structuring affordable housing communities.

Speakers:

  • Amanda Bloomberg, National Trust Community Investment Corporation, Washington, DC
  • Joyce Floyd, Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation, Knoxville, TN
  • Tracey Glasscock, Wabuck Development Company, Inc., Leitchfield, KY
  • Christian Robin, NH&RA’s Tennessee Developers Council, Washington, DC – Moderator
11:00am

Networking Break

Sponsored by LHP Capital

11:15am

Multifamily Debt Executions

Leading lenders explore an array of debt financing products including FHA, Fannie, Freddie, construction, and bond deals.

Speakers:

  • Jeff Englund, Greystone & Co., Inc., Atlanta, GA
  • Ted Fellman, Raymond James, Nashville, TN
  • Carr Hagan, LHP Development, LLC, Knoxville, TN – Moderator
  • Ryan Lunderby, Dominium Development & Acquisition, LLC, Plymouth, MN
  • Mark Ragsdale, PNC Real Estate, San Francisco, CA
  • Rob Rotach, Walker & Dunlop, LLC, Bethesda, MD
  • Cody Wilson, Stifel, Atlanta, GA
12:30pm

Networking Lunch

Sponsored by Raymond James

1:15pm

Regional Housing Finance Agency Roundtable

Allocators from the Southeast discuss new innovations, strategies on cost containment and other top priorities.

Speakers:

  • Thom Amdur, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association’s Tennessee Developers Council, Washington, DC – Moderator
  • Kelan Craig, Ohio Housing Finance Agency, Columbus, OH
  • Donna Duarte, Tennessee Housing Development Agency, Nashville, TN
  • Laurel Hart, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Atlanta, GA
  • Jeremy Ratliff, Kentucky Housing Corporation, Frankfort, KY
  • Bradley Sweazy, Louisiana Housing Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Ben Van Kleef, Arkansas Development Finance Authority, Little Rock, AR
2:15pm

Networking Break

Sponsored by Walker & Dunlop

2:30pm

The National Policy Discussion

Affordable housing leaders explore the business implications of the latest federal policy developments including tax reform, the federal budget, updates on RAD and other HUD programs.

Speakers:

  • Peter Bell, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association, Washington, DC – Moderator
  • Whitney LaNasa, Stonehenge Capital Company, LLC, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Peter Lawrence, Novogradac & Company, Washington, DC
  • Andrea Ponsor, Stewards of Affordable Housing For The Future, Washington, DC
3:30pm

Networking Break

3:45pm

Boosting Cash-Flow: Creating Efficiencies Through Design & Operations

Explore creative approaches to boost cash-flow in affordable housing properties through innovative design and building technology and effective strategies to control operating costs through PILOTs, real-property tax appeals, and utility retrofits.

Speakers:

  • Dwayne Barrett, Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC, Nashville, TN
  • Michael Binette, The Architectural Team Inc., Chelsea, MA
  • Shane Branham, The Woda Group, Inc., Westerville, OH
  • Evan Holladay, LDG Development, LLC, Louisville, KY
  • Mark Straub, Pennrose Properties, LLC, Chattanooga, TN – Moderator
4:30pm

Networking Break

4:45pm

Tax Credit Equity Roundtable

Leading syndicators and investors explore the latest developments in pricing, deal terms and more in an evolving equity environment.

Speakers:

  • Dana Boole, CAHEC, Raleigh, NC
  • Amy Broadwater, Rubin Brown LLP, Nashville, TN Moderator
  • Brian Coffee, Regions Bank, Birmingham, AL
  • Bryan Hollander, Enterprise Community Investment, Inc., Raleigh, NC
  • Darren Swanson, Red Stone Equity Partners, Charlotte, NC
  • Dave Urban, RBC Capital Markets, Charlotte, NC
5:30pm

Networking Reception

Open to all conference attendees!

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