Staff and Board Members

Meet the Team

Expert staff and a committed board of directors ensures the Genesis Fund meets our mission, year after year.

Our dedicated staff and board members share a deep commitment to the vision of the Genesis Fund and our work in Maine and Northern New England. We’re proud to be part of the Community Development Financial Institution movement that’s bringing transformative capital to vital community projects and entrepreneurial businesses across the United States.
ImageGenesis staff and board of directors standing in front of Genesis Fund's office at 22 Lincoln Street in Brunswick.

Our Staff

Board of Directors


Rebecca Hatfield

President & CEO, Avesta Housing
Portland, Maine

Vice President

Julie Wagoner

Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending & Community Development, Bath Savings Institution
Bath, Maine


Laurie Miller

Executive Director, Old Town Housing Authority
Old Town, Maine


Janice de Lima

Vice President, Community Reinvestment Act Officer & Community Development Banking, Norway Savings Bank
Portland, Maine

Beth Hayward

Vice President, Business Banking, Machias Savings Bank
Machias, Maine

Shima Kabirigi

Director, Immigrant-Led Organizations Fund, Maine Initiatives
Portland, Maine

Robyn Wardell

Development Officer, Community Housing of Maine
Portland, Maine

Betty Robinson

Emeritus Professor, University of Southern Maine
Topsham, Maine

Jeff Mosley

Program Lead, National Equitable Development Initiative, Capital Impact Partners
Rockville, Maryland

Tom Whelan

President, Bath Savings Trust Company
Bath, Maine