Leadership

The Healthy Futures Fund is managed by New Markets Support Company (NMSC), an affiliate of LISC. NMSC takes the lead on New Markets Tax Credit investments for the fund and coordinates with another LISC affiliate, National Equity Fund (NEF), on housing investments.

The Healthy Futures Fund draws its staff from all three organizations, led by:

Kevin Boes
NMSC President and CEO
Mr. Boes has served as the President and CEO of New Markets Support Company since January 2011. The Healthy Futures Fund is his brainchild. He is responsible for the oversight and management of NMSC and has led the expansion of LISC's New Markets business to include syndication and CDE services. Prior to his current role, Mr. Boes served as the Senior Vice President and Chief financial officer of National Equity Fund (NEF) and continues to support NEF’s work in an advisory role. Prior to joining NEF, Mr. Boes founded Boes Consulting and serviced real estate clients, and worked at KPMG, LLP in its real estate assurance and financial services consulting practices.

Emily Chen
LISC Health Care Program Director
Ms. Chen is responsible for the development of LISC’s health center initiative and is supporting implementation of the Healthy Futures Fund. She worked previously at the Primary Care Development Corporation as director of its Capital Investment unit and at the National Equity Fund (NEF), where she structured and closed $150 million in investments in affordable rental housing. She began her career at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Los Angeles,and more recently served as a member of the board of directors of a FQHC in Seattle. 

Robert Poznanski
NMSC Senior Vice President and COO
Mr. Poznanski has managed LISC’s New Markets program since it received its first allocation in 2003. He oversees the underwriting of transactions for LISC’s allocation and for syndication to investors. Prior to his New Markets work Mr. Poznanski spent 10 years as a program director for Rural LISC and a program officer in LISC's Kalamazoo program. Prior to joining LISC, he provided consulting services relating to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program and represented issuers and underwriters of tax-exempt bonds. 

Michael Jacobs
NEF Senior Vice President/Acquisitions
Mr. Jacobs has two decades of affordable housing experience and leads NEF's work with developers to help structure deals and invest, Low Income Housing Tax Credit projects. This is Mr. Jacobs second stint with NEF. He previously spent 11 years in Midwest acquisitions and asset management for the company, with other work as vice president at Alliant companies and director of property/asset management at Chicago's Heartland Housing.

Matthew Huber
NMSC Senior Vice President and CFO
Mr. Huber oversees NMSC’s asset management, funds management and accounting operations, including LISC's NMTC investments. Prior to joining NMSC, he worked at National Equity Fund, Inc., where he was the controller in charge of fund accounting for NEF's 1,600+ LIHTC investment portfolio. Mr. Huber began his career at KPMG in 1995 where he was a manager in the Chicago Real Estate Audit Practice. Mr. Huber is a CPA and belongs to numerous working groups focusing on the NMTC industry.

Steve Petsos
NMSC Senior Vice President, Business Development
Mr. Petsos joined NMSC in January 2012 in the role of business development. His focus is on expanding NMSC’s syndication and advisory services as well as exploring other potential strategic opportunities. He previously led of Fund Management at NEF, where his group structured and monitored funds that invested more than $8 billion in multifamily affordable housing. Prior to NEF,  Mr. Petsos worked at Salomon Smith Barney.