Tracy Vaine

As CEO of CEI Capital Management LLC (CCML), one of the nation’s premier New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investment firms, Traci Vaine oversees all aspects of the organization including deployment and management of a portfolio of $1.02 billion dollars of investments made through the Federal NMTC Program and the Maine New Markets Capital Investment (NMCI) Program. She is the co-founder of the CCML NMTC Roundtable, a forum for practitioners to discuss current topics and industry trends and is recognized as an industry expert on topics of compliance and asset management.rnCEI Capital is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Maine-based Community Development Financial Institution, Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) and carries forward its mission to grow good jobs, environmentally sustainable enterprises and shared prosperity in Maine and rural regions throughout the U.S. Under Ms. Vaine’s leadership, CCML focuses on investing in projects in rural communities that create quality jobs with benefits and opportunities for career growth, with a specialty in manufacturing. rnSince 2002, CCML has deployed $1.02 billion in federal and state NMTC allocation in more than 95 projects across the U.S., helping to create and preserve 8,849 jobs and supporting Community Benefit Agreements committing an additional $12.5M into programs that support people and communities with low incomes.