Laura E. Clark, Principal
Ms. Clark came to work with her father as a consultant with S.B. Clark Companies in 2003 and became a stockholder in 2011. Ms. Clark assumed the lead principal role in 2014 and was elected President of the firm in 2015.
Ms. Clark specializes in structuring, soliciting, and negotiating equity investments and debt facilities for LIHTC and NMTC partnerships for her clients. She has in-depth knowledge of LIHTC finance including credit delivery and capital account analysis and of NMTC structuring. She leads interfacing with nearly all of the firm’s LIHTC and NMTC clients, oversees their transactions including development of complex financial proformas for various development scenarios, submission of tax credit applications to the appropriate allocating agency or funding partner, solicitation and negotiation of the necessary debt and equity financing facilities, ending with financial close and follow-on tax credit filings. Ms. Clark has appeared on a number of conference panel discussions relative to NMTC and LIHTC.
Ms. Clark completed a two-year term on the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority’s Tax Credit Advisory Group and she is an ongoing member of CHFA's Qualified Allocation Plan Sub-Committee. Ms. Clark is a graduate of the University of Denver with additional graduate level work at the University of Colorado at Denver. In 2017, Ms. Clark passed the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s Series 50 test to be licensed as a “municipal advisor” under the Dodd-Frank legislation.
Ms. Clark has participated in the Downtown Denver Partnership’s leadership program and the Rental Housing Development Finance Professional certification from the National Development Council. She has a strong history of active volunteerism and is currently a Board Member for Bayaud Enterprises, a 501 (c) 3 whose mission is to eliminate barriers for employment to end the cycle of homelessness. She is also Vice President and Treasurer of her homeowner association. Ms. Clark’s professional experience includes Project Assistant to the Denver HIV Resources Planning Council and Graphic Specialist at Mountain Financial Printing and Design Group.