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Director Positive Social Purpose Lending Program
Sylvia Poniecki joined Wespath Benefits and Investments (Wespath) in September 2011 and is responsible for providing managerial oversight of all aspects of Wespath’s Positive Social Purpose (PSP) Lending Program. The PSP Lending Program promotes affordable housing and development in disadvantaged communities while delivering competitive returns to investors. Previously, Ms. Poniecki worked at the Illinois Housing Development Authority, most recently overseeing the state’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Illinois Affordable Housing Tax Credit programs. In addition, she has managed a wide range of complex housing projects and programs including: HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Illinois Affordable Housing Trust Fund, taxable first mortgage financing and tax exempt bond financing. Sylvia received a bachelor's degree in Computing and Web Design from DePaul University.
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