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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.



Amy Zarek

Executive Assistant and 501(c)(3) Liaison

Amy started as an Administrative Assistant with RIHEBC in January of 2017.  She has since been promoted to her current role to reflect the fact that she is an integral member of the team, helping with everything from coordinating board meetings and materials, to maintaining the website and social media, to developing and maintaining the new database.  She is a true go-to person and helps make RIHEBC run smoothly on a daily basis.  In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Game of Thrones, traveling, and baking all manner of desserts.  Amy earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Salem State University and Master of Science degree from Bridgewater State University.

Providence College, Providence, RI