Staff

Leadership Team 

 

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Allison Coleman, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

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Allison Coleman, Chief Executive Officer, is one of the founders of Capital Link and is responsible for overseeing the organization’s services, provided through seven offices across the United States. Ms. Coleman also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Community Health Center Capital Fund, Capital Link’s Community Development Financial Institution lending affiliate, which offers New Markets Tax Credit financing and direct loans for health centers nationally. Ms. Coleman's leadership at Capital Fund led to the founding of Capital Link in 1998 to provide capital development expertise to health centers on a national basis. As one of the nation’s foremost experts on health center financial performance, she has worked extensively with leaders in the health center sector to develop technical assistance programs designed to strengthen health centers financially and operationally.

Prior to her work at Capital Fund and Capital Link, Ms. Coleman worked for the Massachusetts Industrial Finance Agency (MIFA, now MassDevelopment), an issuer of tax-exempt bonds for educational institutions, human service providers, and small businesses in the State of Massachusetts, while also serving as Vice President of MassCare Capital, a nonprofit development affiliate of MIFA.

Ms. Coleman holds a Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management and a bachelor's degree from Yale College. She is located in Capital Link’s Boston, Massachusetts office.

 

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Susan Petrie, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

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Susan Petrie joined Capital Link in 2005 as the Director of Finance, Operations and Data, and now oversees all program, financial and administrative areas, including developing strategic partnerships with Primary Care Associations, foundations, and others interested in advancing community health center growth and financial sustainability. She works closely with Capital Link staff and partners to analyze health center trends and costs to help health centers identify areas for performance improvement, spearheading enhancements to Capital Link's proprietary database of nearly 10,000 financial audits. She is also responsible for the management of all financial and information systems functions at Capital Link, including accounting and financial reporting, contracts and grants management, payroll and human resources functions, budgeting, technology and information systems and office services.

Prior to joining Capital Link she was publisher of MIT’s Sloan Management Review journal where she directed editorial, circulation, and business operations and managed a staff of ten. At International Data Group, a $3 billion global information services provider, Ms. Petrie managed worldwide financial planning and analysis in her role as corporate vice president and member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Ms. Petrie earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor of Science in finance with highest honors from Babson College and is located in Capital Link’s Boston, Massachusetts office.

 

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Jonathan Chapman, MBA 
Chief Project Officer

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Jonathan Chapman rejoined Capital Link in November 2015 as Director of Community Health Center Advisory Services. In 2019, he was promoted to Chief Projects Officer. In this role, Mr. Chapman supports the organization's project consultants in capital development and operational analyses with community health centers.
 
He formerly served as Executive Director of the Louisiana Primary Care Association (LPCA) where he developed various technical assistance programs and helped member health centers and partner organizations navigate the complex health care, political, and financial environments. During his tenure, the LPCA established a legislative caucus, implemented a Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN), initiated an Independent Practice Association (IPA), completed a $110 million health center expansion initiative, and purchased a new LPCA facility.

Prior to joining the LPCA, Mr. Chapman worked for Capital Link as a Project Consultant and assisted Primary Care Associations and health centers around the country with market assessments, capital campaigns, and financial feasibility studies. Mr. Chapman also has experience with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and pharmacy management.

In addition to having earned both a BA degree in marketing and MBA from Southeastern Louisiana University, he has completed multiple health care executive programs and recently earned a predictive analytics certificate through the University of California, Irvine. He is located in Capital Link’s Colorado office.

 

Health Center Advisory Services 

 

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Cindy Barr, RN, EDAC
Operations & Facilities Planner

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Cindy Barr joined Capital Link as a project consultant in 2005. Since them, Ms. Barr has assisted over 120 health centers translate their program and staffing objectives into functional spaces, utilizing the operational model most effective within their communities. During the last five years, a particular focus has been facilitating the change process necessary to integrate conversion to an electronic health record, transform to the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of clinical care delivery, and develop facilities that support team-based, technology-enhanced operations. Ms. Barr works with health centers remotely and on-site to maximize existing facilities during operational change and system growth; as well as during the capital development process beginning with pre-planning and design, then moving through the transition process to full utilization of new, expanded or renovated facilities.

Ms. Barr has extensive experience in inpatient and outpatient clinical services, health care administration, capital project management and functional space programming. Ms. Barr holds a Bachelor of Arts from Shepherd College in West Virginia and a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration from West Virginia University. She is accredited and certified by the Center for Health Design in Evidence Based Design. Ms. Barr operates out of Capital Link’s West Virginia office.

 

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Adrienne Cooksey, MBA 
Associate Project Consultant

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Adrienne Cooksey joined Capital Link in June 2018.  She supports the Project Consultant Team in providing technical assistance and advisory services to health centers, PCAs, and consortia. Ms. Cooksey works closely with other consultants to develop New Markets Tax Credit and other financing programs, market assessments, forecasts, business plans, and finance and operations improvement programs.

Prior to joining Capital Link, Ms. Cooksey worked in personal banking at US Bank, and most recently served as Finance & Administration Manager at Pro Tech International, where she was responsible for tracking, analyzing, and projecting cash flow for US and international operations and for preparing and analyzing financial statements.

Ms. Cooksey received both her Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies and MBA degrees from Colorado State University. She is located in Capital Link's Colorado office.

 

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Dave Kleiber, MBA 
Project Consultant

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Dave Kleiber joined Capital Link as a Project Consultant in May 2004. He specializes in assisting health centers in structuring complex financings utilizing the New Markets Tax Credit program. He also has expertise in the behavioral health field, having served for over 10 years on the board of a community behavioral health center in Washington state, serving as a member of the Finance Committee, Treasurer, and then Chair. 

Prior to joining Capital Link, Mr. Kleiber held various positions at Cascadia Revolving Fund, a Community Development Financial Institution based in the Pacific Northwest. Beginning in 1996, he was a Portfolio Manager, Senior Lender, and then Associate Director before designing and implementing Cascadia's Rural Development Investment Fund (RDIF). 

Mr. Kleiber also worked in the wood products industry and as an Assistant Vice President at Rainier National Bank, Seattle, in their Corporate Banking Group. From there, he spent three years in Nepal serving in the Peace Corps and working with the World Bank and United Nations Development Program. Mr. Kleiber earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University and later went on to obtain his MBA from the University of Washington. He re-located to Australia in 2014.

 

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Duncan McGillivray, MBA 
Project Consultant

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Duncan McGillivray joined Capital Link in June 2018 as a Project Consultant. In this role, Duncan works directly with health centers to assist them by providing a variety of capital management advisory services including New Markets Tax Credit advisory, capital campaigns, pro forma and other performance evaluation analysis, financial planning, market assessments, feasibility analysis and business plan advisory.           

Prior to joining Capital Link Duncan served as the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of a U.S. Treasury licensed national community development entity he co-created named Healthcare Community Development Group which provided New Markets Tax Credit project financing advisory to eligible hospitals in all 50 states. Mr. McGillivray has approximately 30 years of applicable professional experience including work for Union Bank, Morgan Guaranty Trust, Bank of America, Bank of California and business valuation expertise. Mr. McGillivray’s business valuation expertise includes experience valuing companies in a wide range of industries and capital structures. Other consulting experience includes work for a Fortune 500 Company, an international buy-outs company as an M&A advisor, a former publicly-traded Healthcare Information Services company and a cardiac device design company. Mr. McGillivray is a former owner and CEO of two Medicare licensed outpatient facilities.

Duncan received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Pomona College and his MBA from Columbia University. He is located in Capital Link’s Naples, Florida office.

 

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Tony Skapinsky, MBA 
Project Consultant

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Tony Skapinsky joined the staff of Capital Link as a Project Consultant in May 2004. In this capacity, Mr. Skapinsky works directly with health centers by providing a variety of technical assistance, including market assessments, feasibility analyses, financial forecasts and business plans. Mr. Skapinsky also works with state primary care associations to provide data analysis and program development related to community health center capital projects.

Prior to Capital Link, Mr. Skapinsky worked for five years as a Business Lender for Cascadia Revolving Fund, a community development financial institution located in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Skapinsky’s background also includes a position as Deputy Director/Program Director with the Alistar Foundation, in which he oversaw several community enterprise development programs in rural Nicaragua. In the late 1980’s, Mr. Skapinsky spent several years with the US Peace Corps in Costa Rica as a Cooperative Business Consultant before becoming Program Manager for USAID’s rural community facility grant program in Costa Rica.

Mr. Skapinsky received an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley. He is located in Capital Link's California office.

 

Metrics & Analytics

 

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Jennifer Saber, MBA, DrBA
Director of Data and Information Systems

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Jennifer Saber joined Capital Link in 2018 as Director of Data and Information Systems. Ms. Saber provides guidance on developing and using the organization’s proprietary database to conduct data analyses and translate the findings to aid in challenges and opportunities for the community health center industry. Ms. Saber also coordinates and oversees the organization’s information systems and guides development of existing and new technical strategies.

Ms. Saber brings more than two decades of technology, support and management experience to Capital Link. Prior to joining Capital Link in 2018, Ms. Saber was Senior Vice President of Information Technology for Kaspersky Lab leading and managing the business support systems, infrastructure and services groups. Preceding Kaspersky Lab, Jennifer held management positions in the technology, financial, and property management industries.

Ms. Saber holds a MBA degree from the University of Massachusetts and a Doctor of Business Administration (DrBA) from Walden University. She is located at Capital Link’s Boston, Massachusetts office.

  

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Elina Jakobson, MS
Database Developer

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Elina Jakobson joined Capital Link in October 2014. She is responsible for developing reports and systems for Capital Link’s data warehouse. She also assists in various reporting and data needs, working closely with the Finance, Operations and Data staff.

Prior to joining Capital Link, Ms. Jakobson worked as a SQL Developer at State Street Bank and Trust Company.

Ms. Jakobson received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in physical chemistry from St. Petersburg Polytechnic University in St. Petersburg, Russia. She is located in Capital Link's Boston office.

 

Marketing & Communications

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Meredith Tzouros, MA
Director of Marketing & Communications

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Meredith Tzouros joined Capital Link in December 2013 as a Marketing & Communications Specialist, and was promoted to Marketing & Communications Manager in 2017. In 2019, she was promoted to Director of Marketing & Communications. In this role, she is responsible for developing the organization's marketing and communications strategies consistent with our mission.  

Prior to joining Capital Link, Ms. Tzouros worked as a freelance marketing specialist and copywriter. Prior to that, she was Marketing Manager at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving patient safety and healthcare quality. Ms. Tzouros has also held marketing and communication positions at Eliza Corporation, Network Health, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Ms. Tzouros received a master's degree in health communication from Emerson College and Tufts University School of Medicine. She is located in Capital Link's Boston office. 

 

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Natalie Handy
Marketing & Communications Specialist

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Natalie Handy joined Capital Link in March 2019. She is responsible for assisting in implementing the organization’s marketing strategies and developing a range of communications to support their mission.

Prior to joining Capital Link, Ms. Handy worked as a Marketing and Communications Associate and Jr. Graphic Designer for the Boston Catholic Development Services (BCDS) Office in Braintree. Prior to that, she held positions as a Multimedia Journalist for the Cambridge Chronicle Newspaper as well as Community News Editor for the Saint Albans Messenger Newspaper in Vermont.

Ms. Handy has a bachelor’s degree in media studies and digital arts from Saint Michaels College in Vermont. She is located in Capital Link's Boston office. 

 

Finance and Administration 

 

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Lorenda Hanieva, MBA
Finance Director

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Lorenda Hanieva joined Capital Link in March 2016 as the Accounting Manager, in 2018 she was promoted to Finance Director. She is responsible for leading external annual audits, producing accurate financial statements, grants management, maintaining and updating internal financial controls, and overseeing all aspects of the accounting and human resource functions for Capital Link and Community Health Center Capital Fund.

Prior to joining Capital Link, Ms. Hanieva worked for eight years as a senior financial expert at several leading real estate and asset management firms in the Boston area.

Ms. Hanieva earned her MBA degree, focusing on corporate strategy, from Imperial College London. Ms. Hanieva also has dual degree in political science and economics from Boston College. She is located in Capital Link’s Boston office.

 

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Sally Zhao
Staff Accountant

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Sally Zhao joined Capital Link in May 2018. She is responsible for processing accounts payable, generating invoices for all revenue and monitoring accounts receivables, assisting with monthly closing and annual audits, and reconciling reimbursement reports.

Prior to joining Capital Link, Ms. Zhoa worked for several years as a staff accountant for a local promotional product distributor and was responsible for a variety of accounting tasks including processing accounts payable transactions and monitoring and analyzing reports for non-recurring expenses.

Ms. Zhoa hold a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is located in Capital Link’s Boston office. 

 

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Chloe Tsetsos
Program Coordinator

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Chloe Tsetsos joined Capital Link in January 2019 as the Program Coordinator.   

Prior to joining Capital Link Ms. Tsetsos worked as a Credentialing Lead working with Providers and Client Relations at a Staffing Agency. She also was a  Client Support Associate for both Accounting, Finance and Human Resources Contract Staffing Divisions.

Ms. Tsetsos received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations at Suffolk University.

Community Health Center Capital Fund

 

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Brandon Boyle, MBA, MPA

Director of Loan ProgramsCapital Fund

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Brandon Boyle joined Community Health Center Capital Fund in February 2016. He is responsible for developing and managing Capital Fund’s lending programs, which include capital-raising, underwriting, negotiating, and structuring community health center capital project loans, asset management, and compliance. Additionally, he manages Capital Link’s New Markets Tax Credit GO Zone program and Capital Fund’s tax-exempt bond program for Massachusetts health centers. As director, Mr. Boyle is directly involved in all strategy development for the Capital Fund.

Previously, Mr. Boyle served six years at Root Capital, first as Director of Lending Operations and then as Vice President of Loan Operations. He was responsible for managing an $86 million commercial loan portfolio with over 200 loans for this international loan fund. He also served four years in successive roles at Capital District Community Loan Fund—including Loan Officer, Senior Loan Officer, and Director of Lending—where he gained underwriting and loan management expertise lending to nonprofits and small businesses in the Albany, NY area. Prior experience also includes positions at Massachusetts Housing Partnership and Washington Mutual Bank, and two years of service in the Peace Corp in the Kyrgyz Republic. 

Mr. Boyle holds an MBA and a Master of Public Administration from the State University of New York at Albany.

 

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Andrew Agyemang, MBA
Loan Officer

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Andrew Agyemang joined Community Health Center Capital Fund in October 2018. He is responsible underwriting, risk assessment, and supporting pipeline development.

Prior to joining Capital Fund, he was a senior credit officer directly responsible for training credit analysts and portfolio managers, setting risk parameters, new credit developments, and actively managing a portfolio of over $100 million dollars. Mr. Agyemang has held management positions at several community banks and has played a lead role in a variety of banking functions including, commercial lending, loan reviews, financial analysis, asset valuations, portfolio management, credit training, and troubled debt restructuring.

Mr. Agyemang holds an MBA in finance from Curry College and a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

 

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Jake Coppola
Loan Assistant

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Jake Coppola joined Community Health Center Capital Fund in June 2018. He is primarily responsible for monitoring loan portfolio payment receivables and payments, analyzing annual borrower financial statements, preparing portfolio performance reports, and tracking loan and grant reporting and compliance.

Previously, Mr. Coppola worked as a loan servicing support specialist for a credit union where he assisted with duties related to processing home equity loans and mortgage insurance. Prior to that Mr. Coppola worked for several years as a bank teller where he monitored and analyzed personal and corporate financials.

Mr. Coppola holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from University of Massachusetts Amherst.

 

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Tim Murphy
Portfolio Manager

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Tim Murphy joined Community Health Center Capital Fund in October 2018. He is primarily responsible for loan portfolio administration duties, including monitoring loan fund receivables and payable, and tracking loan and grant reporting and compliance. Mr. Murphy also assists with new loan origination and closings.

Prior to joining Capital Fund, Mr. Murphy was an asset manager for a mortgage lender and was responsible for loan servicing transactions, reconciling collateral property financials, and underwriting new investments. Mr. Murphy has worked as an asset manager and analyst for real estate firms in Massachusetts and Texas, and has extensive portfolio management and underwriting experience. In previous positions, he has successfully negotiated to bring portfolios to 99% leased, and analyzed market conditions to support business development and forecast opportunities.

Mr. Murphy holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of New Hampshire.

 

 

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