Jennifer Seamons Joining Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing to Lead Capital Markets Efforts

November 16, 2020

Columbus, OH – (November 16, 2020) – Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing today announced that Jennifer Seamons will join OCCH as the Executive Vice President of Capital Markets effective January 1, 2021. In her new position, she will work with the Ohio Capital team to expand sources of private capital for the nonprofit’s affordable housing and community development initiatives.

Seamons will join OCCH following more than 20 years at KeyBank, serving most recently as the Senior Vice President and National Equity Acquisitions Manager of Key Community Development Corporation. Her career at Key included experience in branch operations, commercial underwriting, along with community development lending.

In her role with Key CDC, Seamons was responsible for leading acquisition efforts of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs), new markets tax credits (NMTCs) and historic tax credits (HTCs) through both direct investment as well as syndicator platforms throughout KeyCorp’s 15-state footprint. She serves as President of the Affordable Housing Investors Council, Board Member of NewWest Community Capital, Board Member of the Boise State University Foundation and Board Commissioner of the Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority.

Long time OCCH President and current interim CEO Hal Keller is excited about the financial expertise and community development investment experience Seamons brings to OCCH. “We are excited Jennifer is joining our team, soon to be led by incoming president Catherine Cawthon in January 2021. Jennifer’s years of experience and relationships in the affordable housing industry will help advance OCCH’s mission as we work to secure new sources of capital for our development partners. She knows OCCH, our partners and our markets well.” Keller said.

Seamons has a BA in accounting and finance from Boise State University and a master’s degree in accounting from Boise State University

About Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing:

OCCH is a nonprofit financial intermediary based in Columbus, Ohio, that works with private and public developers to create affordable housing opportunities through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) programs. Since 1989, OCCH has invested more than $5 billion in the construction, rehabilitation, and preservation of over 50,000 units of affordable housing. Our mission is to advance the preservation, production, and management of affordable housing through collaborative partnerships.

OCCH Contact:

Mary Kay Meagher, Director of Operations and Communications
614-778-8901 (mobile); 614-224-8446 x148 (office)