As Loan Fund President, Michelle has overall responsibility for the Loan Fund’s lending activities, including raising capital, staff training and supervision, production, financial management, building external relationships and new business lines, loan and portfolio monitoring, and social impact reporting. She directs Loan Committee meetings and reports on Loan Fund results to the BCC Board of Directors. Prior to becoming Loan Fund President she was Team Leader/ Senior Loan Officer.

Jess Brooks contributes a broad range of experiences in private, public and nonprofit arenas, based in both communications and in financial services. She works closely with our external constituents, maintaining relationships with our investors and donors, raising new funds to support our work, and organizing events that showcase our borrowers and portfolio companies and their work.

Matthew Gautieri is responsible for all financial management and accounting functions, including budgeting, investments, portfolio management, and financial reporting. Matt’s background in financial services and in real estate exceeds twenty years; he brings proven expertise in the field to his work at BCC. His experience in commercial banking informs his work as a financial officer in a community development financial institution.

Andrew joined Boston Community Venture Fund (BCVF) in 1998 as a Venture Officer to assist in the management of BCVF’s initial fund.  He is currently a Managing Director with continuing responsibilities for the Venture Fund’s two funds.  Andrew currently serves on the Board of Directors or actively monitors several of BCVF’s portfolio companies. 

Prior to joining BCVF, Andrew headed an investment firm specializing in start-up companies in the advanced materials industry.  He was also a general partner in two real estate investment and development syndicates.