Staff: Maria Duarte

Director of Asset Management

Ms. Duarte joined Merritt Community Capital Corporation in January 1997. She is responsible for compliance monitoring of all Merritt Investments, providing quarterly status reports to the Board and to investors and providing technical assistance to project staff on tax credit and related matters. Ms. Duarte has successfully completed the National Association of Home Builders Housing Credit Certified Professional Exam and received her designation. She also holds a National Compliance Professional-Executive designation. Prior to assuming her role as Director of Asset Management, Ms. Duarte served as Administration and Human Resources Manager.

Ms. Duarte has over 20 years experience in business administration and business development. Prior to joining Merritt Capital Ms. Duarte held the position of Vice President of D.L. Bradford Corporation, a custom home construction firm based in Santa Cruz, California.

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