NH&RA Tennessee Developers Symposium (2018)


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Wednesday, January 17
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Welcome & Introductions


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

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.


  • 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

Networking Break

Sponsored by LHP Capital


Multifamily Debt Executions

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


  • 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

Networking Lunch

Sponsored by Raymond James


Regional Housing Finance Agency Roundtable

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


  • 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

Networking Break

Sponsored by Walker & Dunlop


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.


  • 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

Networking Break


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.


  • 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

Networking Break


Tax Credit Equity Roundtable

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


  • 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

Networking Reception

Open to all conference attendees!

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