Sheila M. St. Germain, Executive Director
Sheila has been with the Bond Bank since 1988. During this time she has worked closely with dozens of New Hampshire communities in the issuance of their bonds, bond anticipation notes and tax anticipation notes. Prior to this, she was employed by the New Hampshire Municipal Association and the Cities of Dover, Rochester and Somersworth. Sheila received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts.
Tammy J. St. Gelais, Deputy Director
Tammy has been with the Bond Bank since August 2000. She assists in the day to day operations of the Bond Bank. Prior to this, she was employed by the New Hampshire Municipal Association, American Bankers Life Insurance Company and Northeast Delta Dental assisting NH communities in these organizations for over 20 years. Tammy is the Training Committee Chairperson and the Membership Committee of the NH Government Finance Officers Association. Tammy received her Associates Degree in Accounting from Franklin Pierce University, Concord, New Hampshire.
Jill Topliff, Program Assistant
Jill has been with the Bond Bank since May 2015. She performs many of the clerical and administrative duties for the Bond Bank. Prior to this, she worked for New Hampshire Federal Credit Union and served as Treasurer for the Pembroke School District. She is currently attending Southern New Hampshire University for her Bachelor's Degree.
Matthew D. Boucher, Chairman, Board of Directors
Mr. Boucher, a resident of Bedford, New Hampshire is Vice President at Airmar Technology Corporation, responsible for production, purchasing and finance. For ten years prior, he was a Vice President in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs where he specialized in credit analysis and trading of investment grade and high yield corporate bonds and credit derivatives. Mr. Boucher constructed portfolios and helped to manage over $50 billion of securities on behalf of mutual funds, pension funds, hedge funds, insurance companies, corporations, and governmental entities. Mr. Boucher holds a BSE in Civil Engineering and Operations Research from Princeton University.
Mark Decoteau, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
Mr. Decoteau, a resident of Thornton, NH, brings over twenty years of experience in municipal finance and administration to the Bank. In 1995, Mr. Decoteau began his municipal career in NH as the Town Administrator for the Town of Farmington, NH. He was the Finance Director for the City of Rochester, NH, for three years and since December 2001 has served as the Town Manager for the Town of Waterville Valley, NH. In addition, Mr. Decoteau currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee and the Training Committee for the NH Government Finance Officers Association (NHGFOA). He is also a past president of the NHGFOA. Mr. Decoteau holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY and a Masters in Public Administration from John Jay College, New York City.
Marian Alese, Treasurer, Board of Directors
Ms. Alese, a resident of Milford, NH, brings over two decades of public finance experience to the Bank. In 1997, Ms. Alese started as an Assistant Business Administrator for Contoocook Valley Regional School District and currently serves as the Business Administrator for the School District. In Addition, Ms. Alese currently serves as a member of the Executive Board for the NH Association of School Business Administrators where her tenure includes work in the design and delivery of the curriculum required for those individuals seeking certification as a Business Administrator under the NH Department of Education's Alternative IV process. Ms. Alese completed undergraduate and graduate work in Business Administration at Southern New Hampshire University and has held Certification as a New Hampshire Business Administrator since 2002.
William Dwyer, State of New Hampshire Treasurer, Ex Officio
Mr. Dwyer was elected State Treasurer on December 3, 2014. He previously served as commissioner of the New Hampshire State Treasury, with responsibility for over $300 million of daily liquidity, over $1 billion of general obligation bonding, and all Treasury financial management activities (including the Division of Abandoned Property), as well as participation on several statutory commissions. Mr. Dwyer has been with the State Treasury since 2010 and served as Deputy State Treasurer prior to being appointed Commissioner in March 2014. He has over 30 years of experience in accounting, banking, finance, capital markets, strategic planning and commercial real estate tax consulting. He earned an MBA in finance with concentration in the management of financial services from Boston University and a BS in accounting and business administration from Atlantic Union College. Mr. Dwyer also serves on the Board of Directors of Nashua Children's Home.
Keith Quinton, Director
Mr. Quinton a resident of Hanover, NH had 30+ years in the investment industry before retiring from Fidelity Investments in 2014. Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Quinton was a vice president and quantitative analyst at MFS Investment Management from 2000 to 2001. From 1997 to 2000, he was a senior quantitative analyst at Santander Global Advisors and from 1995 to 1997 Mr. Quinton was senior vice president in the quantitative equity research department at Putnam Investments. From 1988 to 1989, he was an equity strategist for Eberstadt Fleming and from 1989 to 1995 served as a vice president at Falconwood Securities Corporation, where he was responsible for all aspects of investment management for a $100 million trust fund. Mr. Quinton began his career in the investment industry as a senior quantitative analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert in 1983. Born in 1958, Mr. Quinton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian from Dartmouth College in 1980 and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College in 1982. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
The Bond Bank receives professional support from our financial advisors at First Southwest Company (Boston), bond counsel at Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge (Boston), auditors at Baker, Newman & Noyes (Portland, ME), and corporate trustee at People's United Bank (Burlington, VT). The Bond Bank is managed by a five-member Board of Directors appointed by the Governor and Council, including the State Treasurer, and there is a full-time staff of two and a part-time accountant.