Stephanie Caponigro serves as the in-house counsel for Boston Community Capital and the SUN Initiative. She brings experience in real estate, which informs her work with SUN. Stephanie supervises residential mortgage loan closings for the SUN Initiative; she also reviews title examinations, resolves title issues, reviews purchase and sale agreements, and negotiates short sales and purchases.
She has over ten years of residential real estate experience which includes representing buyers, sellers and lenders, as well as representing lenders in residential foreclosure matters.
As a Loan Officer, Liz Pacl works with clients to complete applications and qualify for new mortgages with the SUN Initiative. She held the role of Administrative Assistant and subsequently worked as Closing Coordinator before undertaking her current position as Loan Officer.
Anne Marie LaSalvia is the SUN Compliance Manager and a Massachusetts licensed mortgage loan officer. As a Mortgage Loan Officer, she works to review and process client applications in the SUN Initiative. Anne also ensures that Aura Mortgage Advisors and the SUN Initiative meet regulatory standards for responsible and ethical mortgage lending.
Adam Beattie is a Massachusetts licensed mortgage loan officer and works with BCC’s SUN Initiative in foreclosure-relief. He brings both industry expertise and as public sector acumen to his role, in which he assesses home loan applications and guides family through the process of repurchasing their homes through the SUN Initiative.
As COO of the SUN Initiative, Sharon Shepard is responsible for all SUN-related operations; as the Managing Director of the Boston Community Venture Fund, she is also charged with identifying, structuring, growing, monitoring and exiting investments. Shepard brings to BCC 13 years of venture capital and venture development experience as well as 16 years of broad industry operational experience, primarily in early stage and emerging growth high technology companies.
As Director of Energy and Environmental Policy, Emily’s work focuses primarily on clean energy public policy discussions taking place at the local, state, and federal levels. She assists BCC in developing its solar and energy business, with the goal of ensuring that low-income communities are included in any sustainable energy model.
Low-income communities and residents need and are entitled to the same expertise and the same expectations of excellence that are available to their wealthier neighbors.
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