Svea Howard, Communications and Outreach Coordinator
Svea develops and implements marketing activities, manages community building and engagement efforts, maintains the outreach presence of NWWVT, and cultivates working relationships, partnerships, and external communications.
Nancy Gilman, HomeOwnership Director
Nancy teaches Financial Capabilities and is a certified credit counselor who works with homebuyers to help them meet their homeownership goals. She also assists homeowners in danger of foreclosure by working with their lenders to help find the best solution for the homeowner.
Kandace Kenny, RealtyWorks Principle Broker
Kandace has over fifteen years of real estate experience listing and selling Vermont homes. She managed her own real estate firm and has also worked with the Housing Authority of Rutland. As a member of the NeighborWorks team, Kandace is well-versed in the many resources available to Rutland County home buyers (and sellers!) and can connect customers to resources that include down payment assistance, home repair loans, energy efficiency advice, special lending products, and occasional purchase grant opportunities. She is very experienced in working with first-time homebuyers and is excited to give customers the benefits of her extensive knowledge and connections.
NeighborWorks Home Repair
Rick Shappy, BPI Energy Auditor and Energy Adviser
Rick is an energy auditor with years of experience in the energy efficiency industry, both as a solar home adviser and an energy auditor for a private company. Rick is a BPI-certified Home Performance with ENERGY STAR auditor.
Ann Lawless, Northeast Kingdom Outreach Coordinator
Ann is thrilled to be working with HEAT Squad, to help neighbors in the Northeast Kingdom make their homes more comfortable and affordable, and also reduce dependence on fossil fuels.