Kiley Gosselin was previously the Executive Director at the the Partnership for Strong Communities. Kiley brings 14 years of experience in the housing and homelessness sector, most recently serving as Acting Director of the Department of Development Services for the City of Hartford. Kiley was appointed by Mayor Luke Bronin in January 2016 and has led the City's efforts on multiple large-scale development projects, supporting small business development, rebuilding the city's Blight Remediation Team and on overseeing Hartford's stock of affordable housing and housing choice vouchers.
Prior to her time with the City of Hartford, she served as Management and Program Analyst at the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness where she helped coordinate Federal policy efforts to prevent and end homelessness among families and unaccompanied youth and to connect people experiencing or at-risk of homelessness to a variety of mainstream federal housing programs. Before joining USICH, Kiley practiced law for six years with Holland & Knight LLP in the area of business tax, specifically equity financing for affordable housing projects eligible for low-income housing tax credits and various state housing finance programs.
Prior to entering private practice, Kiley worked as a policy analyst and legislative advocate for multiple organizations on state and federal policy issues relating to affordable and supportive housing including the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Kiley also worked as a Policy Analyst for the Partnership for Strong Communities in 2005 and 2006 where she helped launch the HOME CT Campaign. She has also worked in the political arena on various facets of state and national campaigns and helped create Connecticut's first statewide voter file in 2004.
In the community, Kiley is involved with local and regional political causes, as well as supporting homelessness and housing advocacy groups. She is on the board of directors of the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance and recently served on the board of the Capital Region Development Authority.
Kiley holds a B.A. in Policy Science and Policy Studies from Rice University in Houston, TX and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
Jaclynn Marie Alves
Jackie joined HDF in 2011 as a Homeownership Advisor and moved into the lending department in 2014 as a Loan Processor. After becoming licensed in NMLS for the states of CT, NY, MA, and VT, she became a Loan Underwriter with HDF in 2016.
In 2019, she took the position of Assistant Residential Lending Manager, overseeing the daily activities of the lending department and marketing. In 2021, Jackie became the Director of Residential Lending, responsible for the residential lending policies and compliance. Jackie has a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Rhode Island.
Liz joined HDF in 2016 as the Grants Manager and has held the position of Director of Development and Communications since August 2018. She came to HDF with over ten years of experience in various aspects of nonprofit management, including grants management and compliance, fundraising, event planning, marketing, and communications.
Before her time at HDF, Liz managed grants at Boston’s Children’s Hospital and provided fundraising support to the Major Gifts Department at Harvard University’s Development Office. She holds a bachelor’s of arts from Franklin and Marshall College, where she majored in Government.
Roxana is HDF’s Director of Homebuyer Development and oversees the pre-purchase counseling and education programs. Previously, she served as an HDF Senior Homeownership Counselor, during which time she provided financial assistance and counseling to first time homebuyers.
Roxana helps clients become mortgage ready by identifying the areas that are preventing them from becoming successful homeowners, and by developing a detailed action plan to help them achieve homeownership. She holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Mercy College, and a certification from Pace University in Financial Planning. Roxana’s native language is Spanish, and she is an active member of the Hispanic Advisory Council of Greater Stamford.
Mary Alice Dinho
Mary Alice Dinho
Gene Schreiner is HDF’s Director of Commercial Lending. He is responsible for implementing initiatives to attract and maintain new and existing customer relationships. Schreiner is responsible for managing a commercial loan portfolio, which includes the origination, and underwriting of commercial mortgages for affordable housing opportunities.
Owning my own condo would mean having a place where I feel comfortable and rooted in a place. It would be the end of wondering where or how much our next apartment would be. Owning this condo would make a world of a difference for us.
HDF Client & CLT First-Time Homebuyer
2023 HDF Board
Michael Chambers–The Per and Astrid Heidenreich Foundation
Clay Fowler–Spinnaker Companies
Charles F. Howell–Attorney
Bert Hunter–Connecticut Green Bank
Michael Hunter–Trinity Financial
Annie Lazarus–Landmark Partners
Willard Miley–First County Bank
Marjan Murray–People’s United Bank
Kathleen Romagnano–Nexos National Bank
Lisa Sanders–TD Bank
Michael Weinstock–M&T Bank