Guest Speaker: Eric Rosen
NMTC Program Director, SunTrust Community Capital LLC
Eric Rosen has been administering the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program at SunTrust Community Capital since 2002. He works with a team that generates direct and fund equity investments and debt financing in community development projects throughout the nation. This group primarily focuses on the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), historic tax credit (HTC), Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) and NMTC programs. Mr. Rosen has been directly involved in the application, award and deployment of SunTrust's aggregate $428 million in NMTC allocations, as well as SunTrust's investments into awarded community development entities. Mr. Rosen has been with SunTrust since 1999, and before joining SunTrust Community Capital he gained experience in commercial banking. He is active in his community, currently serving as a governor-appointee to the Georgia's Race to the Top Innovation Fund Advisory Board and Chairman of the Nickajack Elementary School Council. He has also served as a director for the Atlanta Community ToolBank and a governor-appointee to the Georgia Charter Schools Commission. Mr. Rosen received his bachelor's degree from Florida State University.