About Us

Impact Development Fund creates economic opportunity by delivering flexible capital to strengthen under-served Colorado communities.

Over the last 20+ years, Impact Development Fund has provided economic development financing and technical assistance across the housing continuum to create a lasting legacy of affordable housing throughout Colorado.

The Impact Development Fund team is full of talented and motivated individuals who are passionate about what they do and the Colorado community that they serve. Each and every one of our employees believes firmly in our mission. They continue to give their all to assist in the economic development of communities in Colorado.

Executive Director

Sean Doherty CFA, CPA

Sean Doherty is the Executive Director of Impact Development Fund (IDF), a Colorado-focused Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) located in Denver. IDF has been providing financing capital throughout the state since 1999 in support of affordable housing and nonprofit facilities projects. 

Sean moved to Colorado from Maryland in 2015 where he spent over 25 years in commercial banking, brokerage and community development finance. Prior to joining IDF, Sean was the CFO for Baltimore Community Lending, another CDFI focused on the development needs of the City of Baltimore. He maintains designations as a CPA and CFA. 

Sean currently lives in Northern Colorado with his wife and the 3 youngest of his 6 children.

Director of operations

Megan Ferguson

Originally joining Funding Partners in 2008, Megan brings a background in marketing, retail banking and residential mortgage lending.  Utilizing these strengths, Megan oversees all loan origination and servicing operations, processes and policies. As Director of Operations, Megan is responsible for informing and overseeing implementation of micro and macro organizational operations strategies.  

Megan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Marketing concentration from Colorado State University, and is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator in the State of Colorado.

Megan currently lives in Northern Colorado with her husband and three children.

Director of Lending

Paul Bunyard

Coming soon… 

Commercial Loan program manager

Joe Rowan

Contact For: Commercial Loan Applications

Retail Loan Program Manager

Whitney Fraughton

Contact For: Single Family Loan Programs, Program Management and Single Family Loan Applications

Loan Portfolio Servicing Manager

Gina Winterhalder

Contact For: Loan Account Activity, Monthly Payments, Payoff Requests and Lender Portfolio Management

Accounting and Finance manager

Shanti Long

Contact For: Agency Financials, AR/AP, Invoices

loan specialist

Coren Hanscome

Contact For: Single Family Loan Applications, Loan Applications in Process, Underwriting, Program Inquiry

Sr. Administrative specialist

Rachel Tweedy

Contact For: Loan Account Activity, Monthly Payments, Escrow Payments and Payoff Requests

    At Impact Development Fund, we have a passion for helping people. In Colorado, there are too many under-served communities. We've made it our mission to assist these communities by providing loans to non-profits, families, and developers.


    200 E. 7th St., Suite 412
    Loveland, CO 80537


    (970) 494-2021