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Neighborhood Lending Update

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 

We’re Making Home Ownership More Affordable.
 
Join the AREAA Boston & Bank of America for a Neighborhood Lending Update and learn about solutions to address two of the most common barriers to homeownership, down payment and closing costs.

This update will be presented by the following speakers:

SPEAKERS
Eric J. Kuharich, NMLS ID 10160, SVP, Sr. Area Lending Manager – Boston, MA
Kenrick Williams, Neighborhood Lending
Geanie Melendez, NMLS ID 1886080, AVP, Enterprise Retail Sales Manager – Boston, MA
Dannie Tieu, NMLS ID 1071954, Community Lending Officer – Boston, MA
 

GET TO KNOW THE SPEAKERS

Eric J. Kuharich, NMLS ID 10160, SVP, Sr. Area Lending Manager – Boston, MA 

Eric is the Senior Area Lending Manager in the New England Division responsible for the Growth and Development of the Consumer Lending business in the Greater Boston Market. Eric and his team support Consumer One Team Financial Center Partners, Merrill Lynch Advisors and Private Bank Client Teams by delivering Lending Solutions and outstanding Partner and Client experiences.
Eric joined Bank of America as VP, Home Loans Manager in the Greater Boston Market in 2014, promoted to SVP, Senior Area Lending Manager in 2017. Prior to starting his career with Bank of America, Eric held leadership positions with National and Regional Banks and was the owner of a boutique mortgage lender in Eastern Massachusetts.
Eric earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, is an Active Member and former Board Member of the AREAA Boston chapter. Eric has been an active Volunteer/Donor with many community organizations including The Habitat for Humanity, Holliston Pantry Shelf, Community Cooks, Mission Possible and various Youth Athletic Associations where he coaches his daughter and son in Youth Basketball/Baseball and Softball. Eric is also an avid Bass Angler and enjoys teaching his family the techniques and patience required to enjoy the sport of fishing. Eric resides in the Boston area with his wife and their 2 children.
Kenrick Williams, Neighborhood Lending
Ken Williams is the Sales Performance Manager (SPM) for the New England Division of Bank of America with over 37 years of successful experience in the mortgage banking profession. As the NE SPM, Ken works with our Lending Officers to ensure they have a complete understanding of the bank’s responsible home ownership commitment, while also promoting to external partners such as Realtors, Builders and Connect to Own partners. Prior to become a SPM at Bank of America, Ken held position as Loan Officer, Sr. Loan Officer, Producing Sales Manager, and Retail Sales Manager, mostly while working at Bank of America. Ken earned is BS from Northeastern University college of business administration.
Geanie Melendez, NMLS ID 1886080, AVP, Enterprise Retail Sales Manager – Boston, MA
Geanie Melendez is one of the Enterprise Retail Sales Managers in the Boston Market. She leads a team of Financial Center Lending Officers, consultants and Wealth Management Loan Officers focused on delivering lending solutions and outstanding partner and client experiences.
Geanie joined Bank of America as an ERSM in July 2019, with 27 years of experience in financial services. Prior to starting her career with Bank of America, Geanie held leadership positions in National and Regional Banks focused on sales strategies, planning and execution of low-to-moderate income, first time home buyer and Home Equity segments. An influencer with experience in meeting market/segment objectives she has been able to build and maintain relationships with various homeownership organizations, realtor and builder partners.
Geanie earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Salem State University.
She is currently on the Board of the NAHREP Boston chapter, serving as their 2020 Treasurer.
A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, Geanie is an active volunteer at her son’s school and many community organizations including Dress for Success and Cradles to Crayons. Geanie enjoys spending time with her friends and family, often you will find her conjuring up new recipes for them try.
Dannie Tieu, NMLS ID 1071954, Community Lending Officer – Boston, MA
Danny Tieu is the Community Loan Officer for Boston, MA responsible for Homebuyer Education, partnering with Connect to Own and Realtors and make Homeownership a Reality for low to moderate income families. Danny support the South Boston and Chinatown branch by delivering Lending Solutions and outstanding Client and Partner experiences.
Danny joined Bank of America as Community Lending Officer in the Boston Area in 2020. Prior to starting a career with Bank of America, Danny held previous banking positions with Santander Bank ranging over 6 years as a personal banker, license banker and mortgage lending officer.
Danny earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Danny resides in the Boston area with his wife and child.
This program is organized by AREAA Boston with the generous support of our sponsors.
 
If you are not an AREAA Boston member yet, join us at http://www.areaa.org/boston/
 
Interested in volunteering, sponsoring? Send us an email at bostonareaa@gmail.com
 
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