Our Team

 

Executive director

Peter Daly   Peter Daly has been involved in community development since 1979, first at a CDC running a Home Improvement Program and then a first-time homebuyer program, both for lower income households. He then became the initial Program Coordinator for CNAHS when it started in 1983, creating and operating a program that secured conventional rehab loans for rent controlled properties in Cambridge. Five years later, he became the Executive Director of HRI/CNAHS. He has led the effort to expand the rental portfolio from 17 to over 1337 apartments plus over 60,000 sf of commercial space. These projects include new construction, rehab and 40T expiring use developments, all with a strong green overlay and robust resident service programs. He also serves on multiple boards and committees at the local, state and national levels.

Peter Daly

Peter Daly has been involved in community development since 1979, first at a CDC running a Home Improvement Program and then a first-time homebuyer program, both for lower income households. He then became the initial Program Coordinator for CNAHS when it started in 1983, creating and operating a program that secured conventional rehab loans for rent controlled properties in Cambridge. Five years later, he became the Executive Director of HRI/CNAHS. He has led the effort to expand the rental portfolio from 17 to over 1337 apartments plus over 60,000 sf of commercial space. These projects include new construction, rehab and 40T expiring use developments, all with a strong green overlay and robust resident service programs. He also serves on multiple boards and committees at the local, state and national levels.

Director of Development

Jane Carbone   Jane Carbone is HRI’s/CNAHS’s Director of Development and has 30 years of experience producing affordable housing at HRI/CNAHS. During her tenure at the organization, she has participated in the growth of HRI’s/CNAHS’s portfolio to over 1,400 units. She is responsible for managing HRI’s/CNAHS’s development staff of project managers and overseeing   their work, from all aspects of the development process (predevelopment through construction). She is a pioneer in incorporating sustainable and environmentally friendly building practices into their new developments as well as the adoption of green, healthy renovation practices in the entire portfolio. Jane received her BA in Environmental Design and City Planning from UMass Amherst and is a licensed construction supervisor and LEED AP.

Jane Carbone

Jane Carbone is HRI’s/CNAHS’s Director of Development and has 30 years of experience producing affordable housing at HRI/CNAHS. During her tenure at the organization, she has participated in the growth of HRI’s/CNAHS’s portfolio to over 1,400 units. She is responsible for managing HRI’s/CNAHS’s development staff of project managers and overseeing their work, from all aspects of the development process (predevelopment through construction). She is a pioneer in incorporating sustainable and environmentally friendly building practices into their new developments as well as the adoption of green, healthy renovation practices in the entire portfolio. Jane received her BA in Environmental Design and City Planning from UMass Amherst and is a licensed construction supervisor and LEED AP.

Director of finance

John Kelley   A graduate of Boston College with background in finance, accounting, and auditing, John has worked for most of the past three decades in affordable housing. John is responsible for timely presentation of financial statements, including working with the auditors on all audit and tax requirements, for HRI/CNAHS and its many affiliated ownership entities. John also works closely with the development staff and consultants, investors, and lenders, assisting with requisitions and coordinating the preparation of all cost certifications with the State. He assists the Asset Management department with tax abatements and property cash flow distributions, and supports HRI’s/CNAHS’s Human Resources, Insurance and Technology needs.

John Kelley

A graduate of Boston College with background in finance, accounting, and auditing, John has worked for most of the past three decades in affordable housing. John is responsible for timely presentation of financial statements, including working with the auditors on all audit and tax requirements, for HRI/CNAHS and its many affiliated ownership entities. John also works closely with the development staff and consultants, investors, and lenders, assisting with requisitions and coordinating the preparation of all cost certifications with the State. He assists the Asset Management department with tax abatements and property cash flow distributions, and supports HRI’s/CNAHS’s Human Resources, Insurance and Technology needs.

 

Dir. of community engagement

Joe Deignan   Joe oversees the ongoing management of HRI’s/CNAHS’s resident services programming. He works closely with residents, area nonprofits, community leaders and property management to ensure that HRI/CNAHS is providing services that match the needs and interests of residents, with the overall goal to improve residents’ quality of life and increase access to opportunities. Joe developed and implemented HRI’s/CNAHS’s hoarding intervention program, food insecurity programs and community engagement strategies.  Prior to joining the HRI/CNAHS team in 2011, Joe worked extensively in the human services and nonprofit field in the greater Boston area. He served as an Organizational and Community Assistance Program volunteer in the US Peace Corps, Kazakhstan from 2007-2009. Joe holds a BA in History from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Joe Deignan

Joe oversees the ongoing management of HRI’s/CNAHS’s resident services programming. He works closely with residents, area nonprofits, community leaders and property management to ensure that HRI/CNAHS is providing services that match the needs and interests of residents, with the overall goal to improve residents’ quality of life and increase access to opportunities. Joe developed and implemented HRI’s/CNAHS’s hoarding intervention program, food insecurity programs and community engagement strategies.

Prior to joining the HRI/CNAHS team in 2011, Joe worked extensively in the human services and nonprofit field in the greater Boston area. He served as an Organizational and Community Assistance Program volunteer in the US Peace Corps, Kazakhstan from 2007-2009. Joe holds a BA in History from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Project manager

Rebecca Schofield   Rebecca joined the HRI/CNAHS development team as a Project Manager in July 2015 through the Kuehn Fellowship Program. To date, she has supported the refinancing and redevelopment of Auburn Court, the acquisition and financing of the 98-unit new construction Concord Highlands project (expected completion 2020), and the acquisition of Matheson Apartments (an existing 70-unit development in Worcester, rehab planned for 2019), as well as shorter-term refinancing and rehab projects within HRI’s/CNAHS’s portfolio. Rebecca earned her BA from Wesleyan University (2011) and her MA from Tufts University’s Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning department (2014). She also received a certificate in Community and Environmental Studies from Tufts and is a LEED-GA.

Rebecca Schofield

Rebecca joined the HRI/CNAHS development team as a Project Manager in July 2015 through the Kuehn Fellowship Program. To date, she has supported the refinancing and redevelopment of Auburn Court, the acquisition and financing of the 98-unit new construction Concord Highlands project (expected completion 2020), and the acquisition of Matheson Apartments (an existing 70-unit development in Worcester, rehab planned for 2019), as well as shorter-term refinancing and rehab projects within HRI’s/CNAHS’s portfolio. Rebecca earned her BA from Wesleyan University (2011) and her MA from Tufts University’s Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning department (2014). She also received a certificate in Community and Environmental Studies from Tufts and is a LEED-GA.

Project Manager

Will Monson   Will joined HRI/CNAHS as a Project Manager in July 2017 as part of the 2017-19 Kuehn Fellowship program. While at HRI/CNAHS, he has helped with several projects in Cambridge: the rehabilitation and financing of Auburn Park (60 units), the financing of Concord Highlands (98 units, new construction), and the financing and rehabilitation of 808 Memorial Drive (300 units).  Will received his Master in City Planning degree from MIT, focusing on Housing, Community, and Economic Development. He was involved in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston Affordable Housing Development Competition, both as a participant in 2016 and a student coordinator in 2017. Prior to HRI/CNAHS and grad school, he worked as a research associate at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. and received his BA in Economics from Wesleyan University. He also plays saxophone in a band of urban planners.

Will Monson

Will joined HRI/CNAHS as a Project Manager in July 2017 as part of the 2017-19 Kuehn Fellowship program. While at HRI/CNAHS, he has helped with several projects in Cambridge: the rehabilitation and financing of Auburn Park (60 units), the financing of Concord Highlands (98 units, new construction), and the financing and rehabilitation of 808 Memorial Drive (300 units).

Will received his Master in City Planning degree from MIT, focusing on Housing, Community, and Economic Development. He was involved in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston Affordable Housing Development Competition, both as a participant in 2016 and a student coordinator in 2017. Prior to HRI/CNAHS and grad school, he worked as a research associate at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. and received his BA in Economics from Wesleyan University. He also plays saxophone in a band of urban planners.

 


Program Manager

Jennifer Jonassaint   A natural connector of people, Jennifer always had a deep passion for community and charitable work. Her personal inspiration stems from her Caribbean roots and a deep resolve for community change through impact, all of which led her to work in community development. As a Program Manager with decades of experience in community lending, financial counseling, coaching, education and mortgage foreclosure, her main role is secondary mortgage lender. With varied interests, she is most happy spending her days in the sun, eating spicy food, dancing and volunteering. She earned a BS in Community Development.

Jennifer Jonassaint

A natural connector of people, Jennifer always had a deep passion for community and charitable work. Her personal inspiration stems from her Caribbean roots and a deep resolve for community change through impact, all of which led her to work in community development. As a Program Manager with decades of experience in community lending, financial counseling, coaching, education and mortgage foreclosure, her main role is secondary mortgage lender. With varied interests, she is most happy spending her days in the sun, eating spicy food, dancing and volunteering. She earned a BS in Community Development.

PROGRAM MANAGER AND Construction COORD.

Michael Wolfson   Michael joined HRI/CNAHS in 2016, continuing his career in residential construction. Formerly as a General Contractor developing affordable home ownership opportunities on Cape Cod and later as a Project Manager remodeling in Metrowest, Michael has been involved in all phases of building homes. His responsibilities include inspecting properties, writing construction specifications, as well as active project construction management for the HIP and CNAHS programs, as well as the HRI/CNAHS rental portfolio.

Michael Wolfson

Michael joined HRI/CNAHS in 2016, continuing his career in residential construction. Formerly as a General Contractor developing affordable home ownership opportunities on Cape Cod and later as a Project Manager remodeling in Metrowest, Michael has been involved in all phases of building homes. His responsibilities include inspecting properties, writing construction specifications, as well as active project construction management for the HIP and CNAHS programs, as well as the HRI/CNAHS rental portfolio.


Asset Manager

David Blumberg   David has over two decades of experience in the property management industry and in that capacity has overseen HRI’s/CNAHS’s portfolio for Winn Residential since 1996. After many years working alongside HRI/CNAHS, David joined the staff in 2017 as the Director of Asset Management. Today, David continues to work with HRI/CNAHS in a consulting capacity to ensure strong operational and financial performance in addition to developing long term strategic planning for the portfolio. David is a graduate of The American University in Washington DC.

David Blumberg

David has over two decades of experience in the property management industry and in that capacity has overseen HRI’s/CNAHS’s portfolio for Winn Residential since 1996. After many years working alongside HRI/CNAHS, David joined the staff in 2017 as the Director of Asset Management. Today, David continues to work with HRI/CNAHS in a consulting capacity to ensure strong operational and financial performance in addition to developing long term strategic planning for the portfolio. David is a graduate of The American University in Washington DC.

 

Admin and Development COORD.

Ayana Aubourg   Ayana grew up in one of HRI’s/CNAHS’s properties and has been actively involved in her community since high school. She joined HRI/CNAHS as an Administrative and Development Coordinator in October 2017. She earned her BA from Simmons College (2016) and is a Cambridge native. Prior to her role at HRI/CNAHS, she worked at the Cambridge Public Library and Porter Square Books.

Ayana Aubourg

Ayana grew up in one of HRI’s/CNAHS’s properties and has been actively involved in her community since high school. She joined HRI/CNAHS as an Administrative and Development Coordinator in October 2017. She earned her BA from Simmons College (2016) and is a Cambridge native. Prior to her role at HRI/CNAHS, she worked at the Cambridge Public Library and Porter Square Books.

Bookkeeper

Rachel Bonnar   Rachel has been the bookkeeper at HRI/CNAHS since January 2001. She has over 25 years of experience working for non-profit organizations. Please contact her at extension 203 with any questions regarding payments of existing loans and loan processing inquiries.

Rachel Bonnar

Rachel has been the bookkeeper at HRI/CNAHS since January 2001. She has over 25 years of experience working for non-profit organizations. Please contact her at extension 203 with any questions regarding payments of existing loans and loan processing inquiries.

SeniOr accountant

Robert Scully   Bob is a CPA and joined HRI/CNAHS in 2013. He has extensive experience in non-profit accounting for small and medium organizations, where he was responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions including budgeting, revenue and expense management and systems controls. At HRI/CNAHS, he is responsible for the maintenance of our accounting systems, preparation of the financial statements and assistance with all audits and compliance reviews.

Robert Scully

Bob is a CPA and joined HRI/CNAHS in 2013. He has extensive experience in non-profit accounting for small and medium organizations, where he was responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions including budgeting, revenue and expense management and systems controls. At HRI/CNAHS, he is responsible for the maintenance of our accounting systems, preparation of the financial statements and assistance with all audits and compliance reviews.

 

BOARD

President, Margaret Drury

Vice President, John Miller

Treasurer, Timothy Bombard

Clerk, Leonard Singer

Member, Chris Cotter

Member, Lauren Curry

Member, Barbara Crystal

Member, Esther Hanig

Member, Susan Richards

Member, Michael Johnston