Michelle Meiser is a Senior Community Partnerships & Development Specialist at Cambridge Trust, where her focus is loan origination for low- and moderate-income first-time homebuyers and supporting CRA activity within the bank’s assessment area. Michelle brings 25 years of experience in the affordable housing, community development, and asset building fields with extensive program management and counseling experience. Before joining Cambridge Trust’s Community Partnerships & Development team, she worked at Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation where she led the organization’s homeownership and asset building initiatives, and provided oversight of their resident services and community engagement activities. In addition to serving on the board of Hildebrand, she also serves on the boards of the Massachusetts Community & Banking Council, and Financial Education Associates. She received her BA from Wheaton College, her MS at Northeastern University, and was an early graduate of Boston University’s Institute for Nonprofit Leadership and Management.