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Kimberly W. Mooers 

Executive Director

Kim joined RIHEBC as the Executive Director in August of 2018.  Her public finance career began in 1994, when she became an Analyst in BayBank’s small municipal department in Boston. Since that time she has served in the roles of public finance investment banker, issuer, and municipal advisor.  In her spare time, Kim teaches strength- and cardio-based group fitness classes, and enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University, and a Masters of Business Administration from Boston College.

 

 

Scott P. O’Malley

Chief Financial Officer

Scott joined RIHEBC in 1995 as an accountant and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation.  In addition to managing the finance and accounting activities of the Corporation, his responsibilities also include administering employee benefits.  Scott is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association and the Association of Government Accountants.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Providence College and a Masters of Business Administration from Bryant College.  In his spare time, Scott enjoys cycling, reading, traveling, and spending time with his wife and two children.

 

 

Jenn Almeida

School Building Aid/Funds Manager

Jenn started at RIHEBC in the fall of 2007 as the State Housing Aid Coordinator and has since been promoted to her current role of School Building Aid/Funds Manager.  She holds primary responsibility for the administration of School Housing Aid and SBA Capital Fund grants for Rhode Island’s public school districts and charter schools. Through her hard work and dedication, Jenn has ensured that the state’s school construction projects receive their share of state aid in a timely fashion.  She is always willing and able to devote time away from her main duties to assist with other critical projects, such as the development and data management of RIHEBC’s new database.  Jenn always endeavors to educate herself on up to date practices and is also taking online courses. Prior to RIHEBC, Jenn worked in the insurance and banking industry for nearly ten years, including work as a licensed real estate professional with Century 21 in the beautiful coastal community of Bristol.  Outside of her professional life, Jenn enjoys researching healthy eating, food allergies, meal-planning and being a mom at the soccer and baseball fields with her two sons and husband.

 

 

Brooke McDonald

Brooke McDonald

Executive Assistant

Brooke joined RIHEBC as the Executive Assistant in August of 2020.  She started her career in Commercial Real Estate working for The PPA Group in Austin, Texas, first as an executive assistant then as an asset management coordinator. Her desire for a career-driven path then grew deeper as she worked her way up to investor relations. After getting laid off due to the COVID 19 pandemic, Brooke made the bold decision to move across country to Newport, Rhode Island, a place she had grown to love during previous visits. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys running, going to the beach, exploring new recipes for dinner and spending time with her boxer named Bauer. Brooke was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended Concordia University in Austin, earning her bachelor’s degree in business. She’s a Texas native at heart, but a forever Rhode Islander

 

Providence College, Providence, RI