Jennifer Everhart joined Cinnaire in 1997 and has more than 30 years of experience in affordable housing, community development and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations.
Jennifer is Interim President of Cinnaire Lending and Executive Vice President for Underwriting and Credit Risk. She leads the strategic direction of Cinnaire’s lending business, including origination through portfolio management and servicing, overseeing the underwriting of Cinnaire’s LIHTC investments. During her time at Cinnaire she has led the underwriting and investment of over $4 billion of equity and loans that Cinnaire has poured into community development projects, especially affordable housing developments in its multi-state footprint comprised of Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining Cinnaire, Jennifer administered technical assistance programs to nonprofit housing development corporations and local units of government at the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. Before moving to Lansing, Jennifer worked in Detroit for a community development corporation, where she helped package applications for low-income housing tax credit financed developments, and at a nonprofit senior center which served the needs of low-income seniors.
Jennifer earned her B.S. in Finance from Oakland University and completed a post graduate internship at Pratt Center for Community Development.