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Five Points Community Capital’s leadership team is a selection of seasoned professionals with nearly 100 years of combined experience in the community development space.


Roy Alston

Roy Alston is the Executive Director who has been with Five Points in various capacities since its formation in 2009. Mr. Alston has been actively involved in community development and finance for over 30 years in various consulting roles, specializing in urban redevelopment, community development finance, public investment, and community economic development policy.

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Mr. Alston served as a Senior Consultant for the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, Foundation for Louisiana, and PolicyLink, a national policy and communications firm, focused on developing State and Local Equitable Policy issues with the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans along with providing advocacy support of many community-based organizations involved in the Gulf Coast Recovery. Mr. Alston serves on the advisory boards of the multiple Community Development Entities. Mr. Alston has spoken extensively on community economic development for the Community Development Finance Association, National Leased Housing Association and Neighborworks America.

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Chief Financial Officer

Ryanne Shuey

Ryanne Shuey is Five Points Community Capital’s Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Shuey comes with nearly 20 years of experience in community development finance field with significant experience in the New Markets Tax Credit program. Prior to joining Five Points, Ms. Shuey led a nationwide team of New Markets and Historic Tax Credit originators for a large financial institution.

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In addition, she previously served as program operations director for a government affiliated, multiple award winning CDE, as well as in-house legal counsel for its controlling entity, a leading statewide housing finance agency. Ms. Shuey earned a bachelor’s degree in government with a focus on public policy from Franklin & Marshall College and a juris doctor degree from the Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson School of Law.

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Chief Investment Officer

Michael Ross

Michael Ross has led Five Points since its formation in 2009 and is the Manager of the LLC. Mr. Ross has had an extensive career with community development in his prior role as the founding partner/leader of Baker Tilly’s community development practice. The practice includes providing professional services that benefit community developed clients focus on affordable housing, energy, historic, and/or new market tax credits.

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He is a CPA and holds securities licenses in Series 7, 79, 63 and 24. Mr. Ross has been involved in NMTC’s since 2002. He is experienced in structuring, modeling, and analyzing transactions, acquisitions, dispositions, and reorganizations of real estate and related businesses. Mr. Ross has personally overseen raising capital and deploying $1.6BB of NMTCs over his career. In addition, he developed a loan servicing and compliance platform that presently works with a portfolio of over $3 billion in NMTC enhanced loans.

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FCOS Director

Carlos Guice

Carlos Guice is the FCOS Director for Five Points Community Capital. Mr. Guice has a 25-year track record of community development work with an emphasis in affordable housing. Within this career he has conducted financial and quantitative analysis for real estate development and advisory projects throughout Florida, Louisiana, New York, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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He designed, developed, and delivered innovative financing structures to fund acquisitions, asset securitization, capital improvements, asset repositioning, new development, and social investment programs. Development sectors included residential, commercial, retail, healthcare, and institutional projects; scope of projects more than $500MM. In addition, he has significant experience with providing Financial Counseling and Other Service (FCOS) through his recent experience with owning an 8A contractor that had a contract with HUD that provided financial counsel to public housing authorities in 44 states.

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An Emerging Community Development Financial Institution