- About Us
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Karen E. Kelleher brings more than 20 years of experience driving housing affordability and building strong, inclusive communities to her role as Executive Director of LISC Boston.
Marizabel Benoit manages the LISC Boston AmeriCorps program, grants portfolio and LISC NFL Grassroots Program. Before working at LISC Boston, she served as Administrative Assistant to the Director of the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (EDIC) of Boston. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration.
Mike Davis joined LISC in 2012 and provides affordable housing owners across the state with technical assistance on energy efficiency, clean energy and healthy housing. Additionally, Mike also does lending and asset management for LISC on community development projects.
Emily Jones is responsible for helping affordable housing owners understand energy use in their buildings, implement energy-saving measures, and incorporate renewable technologies and healthy housing measures.
Karleen Porcena manages the expansion of all income, asset building, entrepreneurship, and neighborhood economic development activities. In addition, as the Massachusetts Kiva Advisor, Karleen ensures that entrepreneurs with barriers to accessing loans through traditional financial institutions are able to access no-interest capital for business needs.
Marilyn Sanchez provides operational support to staff. She serves on the board of the Alliance (Advancing Community Development by Confronting Racism), a joint initiative launched by LISC Boston and MACDC.