About Us

About New Hampshire Business Finance Authority

A Collaborative Organization

We take pride in working closely with our banking partners as well as with state and local agencies to help promote growth in the state of New Hampshire.

Fostering Economic Development

New Hampshire Business Finance Authority was created in 1992 to foster economic development and create employment in New Hampshire. The BFA accomplishes these objectives by working with New Hampshire’s banking, business, and economic development sectors to develop and implement programs that expand the availability of credit in the state.

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Our Mission

The BFA’s mission is to help New Hampshire businesses secure the capital they need to expand, succeed, and create more jobs.

Read our latest annual report.

Leadership Team

James Key-Wallace

Executive Director

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Chris Kreidermacher

Chief Financial Officer

Senior Credit Officer

Jeremy Stanizzi

Senior Credit Officer

Administrative Assistant

Meagen Kerris

Administrative Assistant


Board of Directors

Stephen Duprey

Vice Chairman, Concord, NH

F. Daniel Henderson

Treasurer, Hancock, NH

Dick Anagnost

Chairman, Bedford NH

Catherine Provencher

Merrimack, NH

Nancy Merrill

Claremont, NH

Matthew H. Benson

Concord, NH

Jeffrey R. Hayes

Jackson, NH

Charles F. Withee

Hampton, NH

William Dwyer

State Treasurer

Senator Jeanne Dietsch

Peterborough, NH

Senator Bob Giuda

Warren, NH

Rep Kermit Williams

Wilton, NH

Rep. Laurie Sanborn

Bedford, NH

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