Board of Directors & Advisors

NTCIC’s Board oversees and advises NTCIC on governing issues which influence the success of our tax credit investments and relationships with our stakeholders.

Board of Directors

  • Terrian C. Barnes
    Louisville, KY

    Terrian C. Barnes
    Louisville, KY

    Terrian C. Barnes was elected to the Board of the National Trust Community Investment Corporation in 2002. She is co-founder of Fe-smart LLC. Previously, she was the Chief Diversity Officer at Yum! Brands (parent of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell), a role she created and held for 14 years. In this capacity, Ms. Barnes was the business partner responsible for leading an enterprise-wide strategy to drive organizational goals through multicultural marketing, optimizing diverse talent, and minority and women’s business development. Prior to joining Yum!, as the International Franchise Association’s Public Affairs Group vice president, Ms. Barnes crafted forward-looking, innovative economic development strategies for under-served markets. Black Enterprise Magazine named her as one of 2011’s Top Executives in Diversity. Ms. Barnes is a graduate of Windham College.

  • Bruce Block
    Milwaukee, WI

    Bruce Block
    Milwaukee, WI

    Bruce Block was elected to NTCIC’s board in 2008. He is a shareholder in the law firm of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, s.c. He is chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department and has served on the firm’s Board of Directors for more than a decade. An active member of the community, Bruce currently serves as chair of the Froedtert Hospital Foundation board, and is also on the boards of the Milwaukee Riverwalk District and the Turner Hall Preservation Trust. He is past president of the UWM foundation, chairman of the UWM Real Estate Foundation, a member of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, a trustee of the Public Policy Forum, a former member of the Board of Curators of the Wisconsin Historical Society, past president of the Wisconsin Historical Foundation, a member of the Wisconsin Historic Preservation Review Board and president of the Wisconsin Preservation Fund. Additionally, Bruce has served his profession in a number of capacities, including eight years as a board member and chair of the Construction and Public Law section of the Wisconsin State Bar and a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers since 1992. Bruce is a frequent speaker on real estate matters, land use, and zoning and tax incremental financing. Bruce graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1976 and from the Boston University School of Law in 1979.

  • Kevin Daniels
    Seattle, WA

    Kevin Daniels
    Seattle, WA

    Mr. Daniels is President of Daniels Real Estate LLC in Seattle, Washington which focuses on complex urban real estate projects that combine historic preservation and the redevelopment of landmarked structures, advancing sustainable building practices and community redevelopment. Mr. Daniels’ preservation work has been nationally recognized with three National Preservation Awards for the restoration of Seattle’s Union Station and King Street Station, and the preservation of the Cadillac Hotel in Pioneer Square, Seattle and its adaptation into the Seattle home of the Klondike National Park. In addition to serving on NTCIC’s board and supporting the work of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Mr. Daniels serves on a number of local boards including the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, Historic Seattle, Alliance for Pioneer Square, and Gonzaga University.

  • Susan Guthrie Dunham
    Oklahoma City, OK

    Susan Guthrie Dunham
    Oklahoma City, OK

    Susan Guthrie Dunham was elected to the National Trust’s Board in 1995 and is a founding member of the NTCIC Board. She is the former President of Capital Development Corporation and currently serves as treasurer of Capstone Financial Group, Inc. Ms. Dunham previously served as the chair of the National Trust’s Board of Advisors (1993-95) and was an Advisor from the state of Oklahoma (1986-95). Ms. Dunham received a B.B.A. from South Arkansas University and is a graduate of the Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking.

  • Curt Heidt
    Des Moines, IA

    Curt Heidt
    Des Moines, IA

    Curt Heidt was elected to NTCIC’s Board in 2009 and serves on the Executive, Audit and Governance Committees and chairs the Subsidiaries Oversight Committee. Curt is also an Advisor Emeritus of NTCIC’s parent company, the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

    Curt has 43 years of banking and financial expertise at the local, regional and national level ranging from the financing of housing to economic development strategies. From 1997 through 2016, Curt served as the Vice President of External Relations for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines where he led community, congressional, and technical assistance outreach. Curt has assisted in the development of numerous programs including the Rural Leadership Development Program, the Rural Capital Advance Program, grant programs for Native American housing, supportive housing initiatives, and the redevelopment of USDA 515 properties.

    In addition to NTCIC’s Board of Directors, Curt is currently a member of:

    ·        The Board of Directors for Community Housing Initiatives

    ·        The Iowa Main Street Advisory Council

    ·        The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Rural Advisory Council

  • Irvin M. Henderson - Board Chairman
    Henderson, NC

    Irvin M. Henderson - Board Chairman
    Henderson, NC

    Irvin M. Henderson was elected to NTCIC’s Board in 2002. He is President of Irvin M. Henderson & Co., a consulting firm with expertise in community development finance and capital structure, collaboration and community involvement, community reinvestment and project design and management. He has developed or assisted in the development of a substantial number of projects in affordable housing, commercial development and enterprise development. As the Chair of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and as a director for many state and national concerns, Mr. Henderson has consulted with and/or presented to community-based organizations and leaders, presidents, heads of state and federal agencies on these subjects.

  • Kevin Krulewitch
    Indianapolis, IN

    Kevin Krulewitch
    Indianapolis, IN

    Kevin Krulewitch was elected to the NTCIC Board in 2009. Mr. Krulewitch has directed the redevelopment and new construction of over twenty five million dollars of real estate since 1987. A graduate, with honors, from Boston University, he is a non-practicing CPA with over 25 years of public and private accounting experience. In 1988, Mr. Krulewitch co-founded DTA, LLC – The Downtown Alternative, a real estate development and construction management company. Mr. Krulewitch is also Managing Broker of the Real Estate Alternative, LLC , which focuses on residential brokerage and sales and he is a member of the National Association of Realtors. Mr. Krulewitch and his development partners have received numerous awards acknowledging their redevelopment efforts, including Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana’s Sensitive In-fill Housing Award and Sensitive Historic Rehabilitation Award. He is currently working on the redevelopment of a 250-unit affordable housing community on the west side of Indianapolis.

  • Lauri M. Michel
    Hillsborough, NC

    Lauri M. Michel
    Hillsborough, NC

    Lauri Michel was elected to the NTCIC Board in 2008.  As Vice President, Risk Management & Special Projects of the Calvert Social Investment Foundation (Calvert Foundation), Ms. Michel manages credit and enterprise risk, loan administration and IT infrastructure and services.  She previously served as Calvert Foundation’s Vice President of Underwriting, managing due diligence, underwriting, and monitoring support for Calvert Foundation’s loan portfolios. Before joining Calvert Foundation, Ms. Michel was a Vice President at KEMA Advisors, a North Carolina consulting firm. She has also served as Vice President, Community Revitalization for the National Trust for Historic Preservation and as President of NT CDFI, Inc., its non-profit community development financial institution.

    Ms. Michel’s professional background includes architecture, community development and finance.  She has over fifteen years of experience in commercial real estate finance and managed New York’s affordable housing development and finance programs as Deputy Commissioner for Development for the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development. Ms. Michel is a member of NTCIC’s Investment, Governance, and Subsidiary Oversight Committees. She is also a Board member of the Historic Hillsborough (NC) Commission.

    Ms. Michel holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a M. Arch. from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • F. Joseph Moravec
    Washington, DC

    F. Joseph Moravec
    Washington, DC

    Mr. Moravec is Senior Advisor to Easterly Government Properties, a NYSE real estate investment trust with offices in Washington, DC and Boston. He is also a member of the Real Estate Investment Advisory Committee of ASB Capital, a privately owned real estate investment management firm and a Trustee of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. His 40 year career has been spent as a practitioner, manager and owner of investment properties and commercial real estate services companies. From 2001-2005, he served as the U. S. General Services Administration Commissioner of Public Buildings.

  • Martin L. Newman
    Tulsa, OK

    Martin L. Newman
    Tulsa, OK

    Martin L. J. Newman is a REALTOR. He served on the National Trust Board of Advisors for nine years, the National Trust Board of Trustees for nine years and was Co-Chair of the 2008 National Preservation Conference held in Tulsa, OK.

  • Barbara Sidway
    Baker City, OR

    Barbara Sidway
    Baker City, OR

    Barbara Sidway was elected to the Board of the National Trust Community Investment Corporation in 2007. Her business, started in 1980, rehabilitated the Geiser Grand Hotel in Baker City, winner of the Governor’s Livability Award and a National Trust Honor Award (1998). Other award-winning projects include the Odd Fellows Building in McMinnville, Ore., the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Fla., and the Freedom Tower in Miami, Fla. Ms. Sidway is Trustee Emeritus of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, where she was elected in 2005 and is the Founding Chair of the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. She was appointed by Oregon Governors as Chair of the Oregon Heritage Commission and Oregon 150 (the State’s Centennial Celebration) Ms. Sidway has served on the Boards of Historic Baker City, Inc. and the Baker County Chamber of Commerce. She was a co-recipient of the 2009 Leadership Award from the National Trust Main Street Center. Ms. Sidway holds a B. A. (Angell Scholar) in Economics from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. with Honors from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

  • Mark Sissman
    Baltimore, MD

    Mark Sissman
    Baltimore, MD

    Mark Sissman was elected to the NTCIC Board in 2009. Mr. Sissman is the President of Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc., a Baltimore community development intermediary that provides market driven strategies and capital to increase home values. Sissman has previously acted as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hippodrome Foundation, a Baltimore development partner for the redevelopment of the abandoned Hippodrome Theater. He also served the Enterprise Foundation for fourteen years as President of the Enterprise Social Investment Corporation and Vice Chair for Strategic Initiatives. Under his leadership, ESIC was the nation’s foremost syndicator of the Low Income Housing Tax Credits. In January 1999, he joined Bank of America as Senior Vice President to organize the Bank of America Catalyst Fund, an equity initiative to support the rebuilding of America’s cities. Prior to assuming the presidency of ESIC, Mr. Sissman was the Deputy Housing Commissioner for the City of Baltimore between 1979 and 1984. Mr. Sissman is an attorney and served as Chairman of the Maryland Credit Assurance Review Committee, the Advisory Board of the Housing Development Reporter, the Board of the Empower Baltimore Management Corporation, and the Board of the National Low Income Housing Coalition. In Maryland, he served on the Board of the House of Ruth, a shelter for battered women, and has served as the Vice-Chairman of the Maryland Housing Policy Commission. Mr. Sissman was President of the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning and served on the board of the Downtown Housing Council. He serves the Baltimore Community Foundation on its Community Development Committee and as a board member of its Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc. subsidiary.

  • Camille J. Strachan
    New Orleans, LA

    Camille J. Strachan
    New Orleans, LA

    Camille J. Strachan was elected to the National Trust Board in 1993 and is a founding board member of the Board of NTCIC. She is an attorney in private practice with more than 40 years experience in historic inner-city neighborhood preservation and revitalization. In New Orleans, she is a member of the boards of Felicity Street Redevelopment Project Inc. and Le Petit Salon. With her late husband, she was a founder of the Coliseum Square Association, a past NTHP Honor Award winner. Ms. Strachan is a native of Florida and a graduate of Rollins College and Tulane University School of Law.

  • Rob White
    Salt Lake City, UT

    Rob White
    Salt Lake City, UT

    Rob White is a founding member of the NTCIC Board and is also a National Trust Trustee Emeritus and Advisor Emeritus. As a National Trust Trustee he chaired the Finance Committee and the Community Revitalization Committee, and was vice-chair of the Board of Trustees. Mr. White is the former Chairman and CEO of W.R. White Company, a Utah based manufacturing business. He was a board member of the Utah Heritage Foundation from 1984 to 2001 and served as its Executive Director from 2002 to 2005. From 2007 to 2012 he was co-chair of a $10million capital campaign to help fund the restoration of Ogden High School, a landmark public high school in Ogden Utah. Mr. White is a past president of the Egyptian Theater Foundation in Ogden, Utah. He has a B.S. in Economics from the University of Utah and an MBA from Harvard University.

Advisors

  • Nicholas Cortezi
    Seattle, WA

    Nicholas Cortezi
    Seattle, WA

    Nicholas Cortezi is an advisor of NTCIC and serves on National Trust Insurance Services’ Oversight Committee. Nicholas Cortezi has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of National wholesale brokerage firm, All Risks Limited, Ltd. Over the past 45 years All Risks has written over $700 million in premiums, has over 450 employees across the country and is Baltimore, Maryland based. Mr. Cortezi joined All Risk’s in 1987 and was promoted to CEO in 1999. In addition to his All Risks Limited experience he has served on the board of the Independent Insurance Agents of Baltimore, the Independent Insurance Agents of Maryland and The Board of the National Association of Surplus Lines Offices. Mr. Cortezi has a degree in International Relations and Political Science from The Johns Hopkins University and a diploma from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Bologna, Italy.

  • Don Haugen
    Fargo, ND

    Don Haugen
    Fargo, ND

    Don Haugen is an advisor of NTCIC and serves on NTCIC’s Audit Committee.

  • Chase Poffenberger
    Washington, DC

    Chase Poffenberger
    Washington, DC

    Chase Poffenberger is an advisor of NTCIC and serves on the National Trust Tours Oversight Committee. Ms. Poffenberger is Executive Vice-President and Co-Owner of Academic Travel Abroad, a Washington-based educational travel company. In addition to operating adult educational tours for non-profit organizations, ATA is also a study abroad provider for universities, a donor cultivation specialist, a professional delegation organizer and association travel manager. Ms. Poffenberger holds a BA from Wellesley College and an MBA from the University of Maryland. Ms. Poffenberger lives in Annapolis with her husband and two daughters and enjoys swimming, paddle boarding and cycling.