Scott Hoekman is senior vice president and chief credit officer for Enterprise Community Investment, Inc. He also serves as president and chief executive officer of Enterprise Community Asset Management, Inc., and as senior advisor to Enterprise’s Public Policy team. Scott has 30 years’ experience in affordable housing and community development. Prior to joining Enterprise in 1994, he was an affordable housing lender with Boston Community Capital. He began his Enterprise career as an underwriter in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) syndication group, and from 1999-2003 he managed Enterprise’s Housing Credit syndication business in a 10-state area. In his role as chief credit officer, Scott is responsible for the company’s credit standards and transaction risk management nationally. He chairs the Credit Committee and leads the Credit team. He also serves on the board of directors of Enterprise Community Loan Fund, the Investment Committee of the Enterprise Multifamily Opportunity Fund and Enterprise’s Risk Management Committee. In July 2017, Scott was named president and CEO of Enterprise Community Asset Management, Inc., which provides asset management services for Enterprise’s Housing Credit and Multifamily Opportunity Fund portfolios. In this role, he leads the 70-member Asset Management team, which is responsible for ensuring that Enterprise’s national portfolio of 1,500 properties, comprising 107,000 affordable and workforce homes and over $10 billion of invested capital, is meeting community needs, performing financially, being well maintained and operating in compliance with investor and Housing Credit program requirements. As senior advisor for public policy, Scott serves as co-chair of the ACTION Campaign, a coalition with more than 2,000 member organizations working to expand and strengthen the Housing Credit. He advises the Public Policy team on tax policy, as well as initiatives to strengthen programs and increase resources to end housing insecurity and create opportunity for low-income people. As a veteran affordable housing finance practitioner, he is frequently asked to provide his expertise to members of Congress, senior federal officials and leaders of the affordable housing industry. Scott holds a master’s degree from the Tufts University Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and a bachelor’s degree from Calvin College.
Shawn Horwitz is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Alliant Capital, Ltd., a national tax credit syndication firm. In 1997, he co-founded Alliant Capital to invest in affordable housing and to syndicate the tax credits associated with such investments. Prior to that, Mr. Horwitz was employed by another nationally recognized tax credit syndication firm as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer where he was responsible for the affairs of the company and its affiliates. He has more than 27 years of experience in the LIHTC industry and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, as well as the IL and CA CPA Societies. Aside from serving on the Board of Directors of The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition, Mr. Horwitz is also a participating member of the NCSHA, NH&RA, ULI, HAG, and the NHC. www.thealliantcompany.com