Strategic Capital Planning to Ensure Long-Term Sustainability


Tuesday, November 7: 4:00pm – 5:30pm

The most sophisticated organizations are strategic with their use of reserves to ensure the long‐term viability and sustainability of their assets. Learn how these organizations effectively manage reserves to better ensure the long-term sustainability of their portfolios.


Moderator:

Tony DiBlasi, Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing
Mr. DiBlasi joined Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) in 2003 and currently serves as the Chief of Asset Management. In this capacity, he is responsible for the strategic direction of OCCH's Asset Management Department and is heavily involved with data and trend analysis, partner capacity building initiatives, and investor relations. Prior to joining OCCH, Mr. DiBlasi worked eight years in the affordable housing industry where he assumed many roles for National Church Residences, a nationwide provider of affordable housing and supportive services. Mr. DiBlasi is a Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP), a Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM), a Certified Housing Asset Manager (CHAM), a Certified Nonprofit Housing Management Specialist (NHMS), and Fair Housing Compliance (FHC) certified. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science/International Relations from Ohio University.


Speakers:

David Jackson, On-Site Insight
David Jackson has more than 25 years of project engineering and project management experience in energy systems and energy management from both the private and public sector. Since joining the company in 1999, he has successfully completed over 650 assignments including projects for HUD, USDA Rural Development, several state housing agencies, public housing authorities, municipalities, property management firms, and health care facilities. His energy background dates back to the 1980s, serving as the energy systems specialist at Boston Housing Authority, working to establish a $3M+ lighting retrofit and building upgrade utility-funded project. Mr. Jackson commissioned and managed energy audits for Boston Housing Authority, worked as an energy auditor and energy engineer for several private energy engineering firms, and designed several energy-related computer models including a dual fuel residential heating model and a time-of use (TOU) utility cost model. His training includes the Building Performance Institute's (BPI) Multi- Family Energy Auditor Training (2009), and energy management (American Energy Engineers). Mr. Jackson has also taught lighting economics for the Boston Chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). Mr. Jackson is a BPI Certified Professional and LEED Green Associate.

Elaine Magil, Tax Credit Asset Management, LLC
Elaine Magil has twelve (12) years of experience in community economic development and affordable housing finance. Ms. Magil joined TCAM in May 2015, and is responsible for a range of consulting services for state and local housing agencies, large housing authorities and housing developers. She also provides analytical support for acquisitions, valuations, and dispositions of affordable housing assets. Prior to joining TCAM, Ms. Magil was a Senior Associate at a national LIHTC syndicator, where she performed financial modeling and led or assisted on property acquisition efforts in 14 states. She also worked in commercial lending to large not-for-profit borrowers at a major regional bank. Ms. Magil's prior work experience includes program management and direct client service at community development not-for-profit agencies. Ms. Magil has also served as a consultant to community development corporations, advising on fund development, the efficacy of housing supportive services, and public messaging in areas of rapidly-rising incomes. Ms. Magil began her career as a multi-lingual housing counselor in Seattle, providing homebuyer education in Mandarin, Spanish, and English, and originating loans for low-income first-time homebuyers. Ms. Magil has an MBA from Boston University and a BS from Georgetown University.