Does your project need a creative solution for funding? Our panel of experts will share the nuances behind applying for and securing Historic Tax Credit Funding. The historic fabric of our communities adds character and a unique sense of place to our neighborhoods. Renovations of historic buildings enliven dormant spaces and revitalize districts. Utilizing Historic Tax Credits- federal and state- on a renovation provides critical funding resources to help make it a reality.
Join us on October 11th at 11:30am to learn how Historic Tax Credits work and how they have been effective in Cincinnati.
Anne Sesler - Government Strategies Group
Anne Sesler has more than thirty years’ experience in local, state and federal government. She is director of public affairs and strategy for Government Strategies Group, working with elected officials, community leaders and media to build awareness of and support for key economic development projects and non-profit initiatives. Anne has served on the City of Cincinnati’s Planning Commission since 2018.
Jen Walke – Vice President of Development – Model Group
Throughout her career Jennifer Walke has enjoyed working closely with both non-profit and for-profit partners to enhance the fabric of local communities. Jennifer joined the Model Group in 2010 where she has led nearly $250M in developments which include market rate, affordable, shelter, and supportive housing opportunities, as well as neighborhood-scale commercial and office uses. As Vice President of Development, she specializes in complex financing mechanisms including Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, HUD financing, and New Market Tax Credits. She holds a Bachelor of Philosophy from Miami University, a Masters in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati, and has served on several local development boards.
Erin Kline – Architect - New Republic Architecture
Erin is a Registered Architect at New Republic Architecture where she works on urban improvement and new construction projects, including large residential historic rehabilitation and new mixed-use residential urban infill. Erin has a strong passion for residential architecture and historic rehabilitation/adaptive reuse. During her time at New Republic Architecture, she has led multiple historic rehabilitation and affordable housing projects. Prior to joining New Republic Architecture in 2016, Erin spent time in Lexington (KY), Portland (OR), and Boston (MA) developing her professional career. Erin received both her M.Arch and BS.Arch from the University of Cincinnati.
Doug Moorman – Development Strategies Group
Doug is a seasoned economic development and government relations professional with more than thirty years of experience in linking people with government to creatively solve problems. He joined with Chip Gerhardt in 2011 to form Development Strategies Group (DSG). Before joining DSG, Doug served as a Vice President at the Cincinnati Chamber. Prior to that, Doug worked as a senior advisor to Governor Bob Taft, in the administration of Governor George Voinovich and on the staff of then- Congressman Mike DeWine. At DSG Doug has been the part of the development team for projects large and small including TQL Stadium, the Spooky Nook Sports Complex, the Grand Baldwin, and the 84.51, to name a few. He also regularly represents developers as well as companies locating, expanding, or relocating operations. Additionally, Doug is the Vice Mayor of the City of Madeira.
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