As Reinvestment Fund’s Managing Director, Southeast, Ms. Szczepanski has managing responsibilities for budgeting, staffing, and business development in support of Reinvestment Fund’s Southeast regional strategy. She also serves as Reinvestment Fund’s manager for our structured financing programs, responsible for deal structuring, relationship management, deal closing and post-closing asset management for the NMTC portfolio and CDFI Bond Guarantee program capital. With Reinvestment Fund since 2008, Ms. Szczepanski was previously responsible for implementing and managing Reinvestment Fund’s healthy food financing programs. Prior to joining Reinvestment Fund, Ms. Szczepanski was an Active Equity Research Associate at TIAA-CREF in New York, where she was lead financial analyst of the Global Paper and Forest Products sector and responsible for developing and presenting ideas based on proprietary models and research. Ms. Szczepanski is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in Construction Science and Management from Clemson University. She has also been an adjunct lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Master of City Planning program.