Eric Hanna is the President and CEO of Michigan Community Capital. Eric has worked for over 20 years at the intersection of banking and public policy. After a career in consumer mortgage, Eric worked for Citizens Republic Bank (now Huntington) as a commercial credit analyst and then at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation where he held multiple roles of increasing responsibility ending as the Director of Debt Capital Markets. This role included responsibility for over $200M in complex credit enhancements, targeted to soften the blow of the great recession on Michigan businesses and to assist the State in closing gaps in complex, layered real estate projects considered critical to community development goals.
Eric facilitated the founding of State investments for two private equity funds responsible for over $120M in leveraged capital, assisted organizations in attaining Community Reinvestment Act compliance, raised over $30M in capital directly at MCC and assisted in the drafting and implementation of the State Small Business Credit Initiative. This Initiative, carried within the Small Business Banking and Jobs Act of 2010, was a $1.5B federal initiative to support small businesses at the State level during the most recent recession.
Eric holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs with a specialized concentration in Finance from Indiana University and an MBA with a specialization in Finance from The University of Liverpool, UK. He is often correctly characterized by his two daughters as an “ok” dad and is generally well tolerated by his wife.
Liz Alexandrian is MCC’s Compliance Director. Liz spent 16 years in the commercial banking and governmental compliance industries serving as a credit analyst, portfolio manager and commercial credit underwriter before joining MCC. She has experience with transactional modeling, credit quality evaluation, state and federal program compliance, Community Reinvestment Act compliance and covenant testing and reporting. Liz was responsible for the long term management of multi-million dollar portfolios of loans, investments and credit enhancements at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and at private banks.
In her role as Compliance Director at MCC, she supports the growth and success of other organizations and small businesses with financial evaluation, reporting and regulatory compliance support.
Liz has a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration on Accounting from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI.
Marilyn Crowley is the Investment Director for Michigan Community Capital (MCC). Marilyn is a Graduate of Michigan State University, where she received a BA in Community Relations.
Marilyn started working in community organizing and advocacy during college throughout her internships at the Foundation for Sustainable Development, the Community Relations Coalition and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) . After graduation, she worked on the launch of the Redevelopment Ready Communities Program statewide at the MEDC before moving to the Community Assistance Team. In this role, she leveraged state and federal programs to incentivize over 100 million dollars of private investment across 9 counties.
In 2016, Marilyn joined the private development company, Kincaid Henry, as the Development Services Leader. There, she worked to financially structure and close important downtown revitalization projects such as the Strongback Project in Adrian, The Lofts on Louis in Jackson, The Owosso Armory in Owosso, The Thompson Block in Ypsilanti, 449 Bridge Street Redevelopment in Grand Rapids and the Union Block Redevelopment in Linden.
Marilyn is able to continue her passion for strong communities and downtown revitalization at MCC.
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