Dec. 12-13, 2023
The NMTC Coalition's In-Person Annual Conference takes place December 12-13 at the Madison Hotel in Washington, DC. Each year, the conference brings NMTC supporters, policymakers, investors, CDEs, and community development thought leaders to our nation's capital as Congress considers end of the year tax and spending legislation.
Richard Neal (D-MA) is the Ranking Member on the House Ways and Means Committee and a longtime supporter of the New Markets Tax Credit.
Representative Tenney is a champion of the New Markets Tax Credit. She introduced the NMTC Extension Act of 2023, which would provide a permanent extension of the program.
Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) is a lead sponsor of the NMTC Extension Act of 2023.
Marcia Sigal currently serves as Acting Director of the CDFI Fund and is the Deputy Director for Policy and Programs for the CDFI Fund.
Noel Andrés Poyo has served as the U.S. Department of Treasury's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Economic Development (OCED) since February 2021, managing a portfolio that includes the CDFI Fund, the Emergency Capital Investment Program and the OCED policy team.
Hamilton room, Madison Hotel, hot breakfast
Aisha Benson, President of Nonprofit Finance Fund
(introduced by En Jung Kim, JP Morgan Chase)
U.S. Department of Treasury's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Economic Development
Moderator: Paul Anderson Panelists: • Barry Wides, OCC• Buzz Roberts, NAAHL • Dafina Williams, OFN
Moderator: Bob Rapoza, Rapoza AssociatesPanelists:• Grace Enda, Senate Finance Committee• Caroline Oakum, Sen. Daines• Stephen Simonetti, Rep. Tenney
Moderator: Eileen FitzgeraldPanelists: • Debbie Kleban, Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen• Carol Mihalic, Kutak Rock• Christin Pertroski, Holland and Knight
Senate Room 325, Kennedy Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building
Moderator: Jim Howard, Dudley Ventures• Beth Bafford, Calvert Impact and Climate United -??• Trenton Allen, Sustainable Capital Advisors and Justice Climate Fund• Trisha Miller, DC Green Bank
Introduction by Dave Glaser, MoFi
Snacks and drinks
Moderators: Ira Weinstein, CohnReznick and Mike Novogradac, Novogradac & Co., LLPPanelists:• Melissa McCormack, Bank of America • Will Richter, TD Community Development Corporation • Lee Winslett, Wells Fargo
Acting Director, CDFI Fund
CDFI Fund Panelists: • Christopher Allison - Program Manager for NMTCs• Trefor Henry - Associate Program Manager Compliance, Monitoring & Evaluation• Oscar Gonzales - Associate Program Manager, Financial Strategy & Research