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Mark McDaniel

Mark McDaniel

Mark S. McDaniel is President & CEO of Great Lakes Capital Fund, a nonprofit housing corporation with offices in Lansing, Detroit, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Illinois. McDaniel, who received his B.S. in Urban Planning from Michigan State University in 1977, brings with him over 30 years of experience in the areas of affordable housing, community development, urban planning and market research, formerly serving as Vice President and President of a major development company in Michigan, and as Director of Development for another statewide nonprofit housing corporation. Since GLCF’s inception in 1993, he has raised and committed over $2.5 billion of loans and equity for affordable housing, and has diversified the organization to provide access to permanent debt financing, construction lending, technical assistance, predevelopment lending, youth leadership training, and title services. Great Lakes Capital Fund is now recognized by the U.S. Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution. 

In addition, McDaniel has served on the Board of Directors of a number of nonprofit organizations which advocate on behalf of affordable housing, including President, National Association of State and Local Equity Funds (NASLEF); Board Member, Fifth Thirds Community Advisory Forum; Board Member, Habitat for Humanity of MI; Treasurer, Michigan Magnet Fund; Vice Chair, Art of Leadership Foundation; Board Member, Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM); Member, Corporation for Supportive Housing State Advisory Committee; Board Member, National City Community Development Association; and, former Chairman and Board Member, Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis Affordable Housing Council. In 2004, he was the recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Greater Lansing Business Monthly and in 2008 received the Governors Corporate Service Award. In 2011 he was awarded the Michigan Habitat for Humanity’s Bernice Bensen Award recognizing his long service and commitment to Habitat for Humanity, and he was appointed by Michigan’s Governor to serve on the Children’s Trust Fund Board of Directors. He was also the recipient of the prestigious Terry R. Duvernay Award for 2013. The award recognizes lifetime achievements as a leader in the affordable housing industry. 

Ted RozeboomTed Rozeboom

Rozeboom is a shareholder with the Loomis, Ewert, Parsley, Davis & Gotting P.C. law firm. With an extensive knowledge of housing finance with an emphasis on low income housing tax credits, he brings experience in state and federal government to Develop Michigan. His practice handles affordable housing developments, historic preservation, federal and state historic tax credits, community development and real estate tax exemption. He has been a frequent speaker to various trade associations on affordable housing, community development and tax credit issues.

A graduate of George Mason University School of Law, Rozeboom spent more than 20 years with various state and federal agencies and committees including the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and the U. S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.

Tom Edmiston

Tom Edmiston

Edmiston is Senior Vice President-Tax Credit Group of Great Lakes Capital Fund. Prior to joining GLCF in 2002, he directed the Michigan Statewide LISC program (Local

Initiatives Support Corporation). Over a 14 year period, he provided training, technical and financial assistance to nonprofit Community Development Corporations (CDCs). Prior to his work in Michigan, he provided technical assistance to community groups, CDCs and neighborhood business associations in Denver through the Community Design Center at the University of Colorado. He holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Michigan State University.

Jennifer Nelson

Jen Nelson

Ms. Nelson currently leads the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)’s Community Development team in helping create vibrant, sustainable, and unique places in Michigan. In addition to this role, she heads the Portfolio Management team, which oversees the loan and grant awards managed by the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) and the MEDC, including the 21st Century Job Fund, MEDC Follow on Fund, Pfizer Formation, Growth and Retention Fund, Choose Michigan Fund, Centers of Energy Excellence, and the Community Revitalization Program. As General Counsel for the MEDC, Ms. Nelson runs the agency’s legal unit, supervises outside counsel on MEDC legal matters, and has oversight in the areas of Contract and Grants Administration. Nelson is also Secretary to the MEDC Executive Committee.

Prior to joining the MEDC, Ms. Nelson served as an attorney with the Dykema Gossett law firm and was a member of its Public Finance Corporate Group. In that capacity, her practice focused on corporate, real estate, public finance and commercial loan transactions, private investment deals, areas of economic development, alternative energy, public utility, insurance, gaming, tax-exempt organizations and ethics.

Ms. Nelson graduated from Northern Michigan University, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree, Speech Communication. She received her law degree from Michigan State University - Detroit College of Law, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Bob Joseph

Currently managing director at Talmer Bank and Trust-Commercial Capital Markets Group. 1991-2011 Chairman of Bloomfield Financial Services a full service mortgage banking firm that was purchased by Talmer in April 2011.Bloomfield Financial originated and serviced commercial real estate loans nationally for a multitude of Life Companies and CMBS firms.1987-1991 Senior Vice President in charge of Commercial Mortgage Banking at Huntington National Bank. 1983-1987 Vice President of Commercial Real Estate for Empire of America-Top Producing Office. 1972-1983 senior commercial real estate underwriter for Manufacturers Hanover. Graduate of School of Mortgage Banking and BBA in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University in 1972.

Eric B. Larson

In mid-2014, Mr. Larson took over the role of CEO of Downtown Detroit Partnership. The Downtown Detroit Partnership is a private/public partnership of corporate and civic leaders that supports advocates and develops programs and initiatives that create a clean, safe, and inviting Downtown Detroit community.

Eric is also the founder, president, and chief executive officer of Larson Realty Group (established in 1999), a privately owned, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan based company engaged in real estate investment, development, asset management and leasing. Mr. Larson has over 30 years of experience in real estate and prior to establishing Larson Realty Group, served as vice president of a global real estate company, Hines, and as a partner and senior vice president with Bruce S. Brickman and Associates in New York. During Mr. Larson's career he has developed, financed, owned and managed over $3 billion of real estate.

In addition to owning Larson Realty Group, Mr. Larson served as managing partner at Bedrock Real Estate Services LLC (Bedrock) between February 2013 and February 2014; he continues to provide consulting services on significant new developments. Bedrock is a Detroit-based full service real estate firm specializing in the purchasing, leasing, development and management of commercial space.

Immediately prior to joining Bedrock, Mr. Larson served as Non-Executive President for Olympia Development of Michigan. Olympia Development of Michigan is a Detroit-based full-service real estate company owned by Detroit entrepreneurs Michael and Marian Ilitch. As head of Olympia Development, Mr. Larson led the real estate development projects which included the planning, designing, financing and development activities for the new Red Wings Hockey Arena.

Mr. Larson also founded, and is now serving on the board of the Community Investment Support Fund (CISF) which is a Michigan Non-Profit Corporation. The purpose for which CISF was organized is multi-faceted, but it engages exclusively in such charitable and educational activities as may qualify it for exemption from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

A resident of Bloomfield Village, Michigan, Mr. Larson serves as chairman of The Robert C. Larson Leadership Initiative and Urban Land Institute (ULI) Detroit Governance Committee. He is also the Chairman of the Board for The Parade Company. In the past he served as chairman of Detroit Downtown, Inc., The ULI Detroit District Council, Detroit Downtown Partnership and The Detroit Business Improvement District. He is currently a trustee, governor and/or member of Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Hospital Oncology Campaign Committee, The Urban Land Institute, The Urban Land Institute's Leadership Council, LOCUS, The Parade Company Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Grand Jester of The Distinguished Clown Corp, The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce, The Building Operators Management Association (BOMA), and The Real Estate Roundtable. 

Dennis RoudiDennis Roudi

Dennis Roudi serves as Senior Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Line of Business for Fifth Third Bancorp. In this role he manages a team that is responsible for lending and sales of banking services to Investment Real Estate businesses throughout Michigan. Dennis joined Fifth Third Bank in 1983, and has more than 30 years of leadership experience spanning the Small Business, Credit and Commercial Real Estate business segments. Prior to his current role, he served as Business Banking Market Manager for the Grand Rapids Area market, and was responsible for all aspects of the small business loan and deposit portfolio as well as the generation of referrals to other areas of the bank from segment customers.

He earned a bachelor's degree and an M.B.A. from Michigan State University. He is actively involved in the community, having served as Board Chairman and President of the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan, Board Treasurer of the Economic Development Foundation, Chairman of the Board for Robert Morris Associates (West Michigan Chapter) and Board Member of the Better Business Bureau of Western Michigan and the National Association of Credit Managers.

Richard C. LandgraffRichard C. Landgraff

Richard C. Landgraff is a Senior Vice President and Market Manager for Real Estate Banking in Michigan. Richard joined PNC in 1994, and has over two decades of commercial real estate lending experience. Richard was formerly a credit manager and commercial real estate lender at Michigan National Bank prior to joining National City, now PNC. Richard graduated from The University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in Economics. He serves on PNC’s Community Development Banking Advisory Council and formerly on the Board of the Lower Woodward Housing Fund.


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