Directors, Staff & Consultants

Tammy J. St. Gelais, Executive Director
Tammy has been with the Bond Bank since August 2000. During this time, she has worked closely with dozens of New Hampshire communities in the issuance of bonds and bond anticipation notes. Prior to this, she was employed by the New Hampshire Municipal Association, American Bankers Life Insurance Company, and Northeast Delta Dental. Tammy is the Training Committee Chairperson for the NH Government Finance Officers Association and is also on the New England States Government Finance Officers Association Board. Tammy received her Associates Degree in Accounting from Franklin Pierce University and is currently attending Granite State College for her Bachelor's Degree in Business Management . Tammy is a graduate of the Leadership Greater Concord Program, class of 2017.

Gail Egounis, Assistant Director
Gail joined the Bond Bank in March 2017. She has been working in governmental accounting for the past 20 years. Previously, she worked for the Town of Boscawen, the Pembroke School District, and most recently at the Bow School District. Gail also serves as the Treasurer for the Town of Boscawen.

Jill McNeil, Program Administrator
Jill has been with the Bond Bank since May 2015. Prior to this, she worked for New Hampshire Federal Credit Union and Citizens Bank. She currently serves as Treasurer for the Pembroke School District as well as Deputy Treasurer and Recording Secretary for the Town of Pembroke. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Health Promotions with a minor in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University.

Keith Quinton, Chairman, Board of Directors
Mr. Quinton, a resident of Hanover, NH had 30+ years in the investment industry before retiring from Fidelity Investments in 2014. Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Quinton was a vice president and quantitative analyst at MFS Investment Management from 2000 to 2001. From 1997 to 2000, he was a senior quantitative analyst at Santander Global Advisors and from 1995 to 1997 Mr. Quinton was senior vice president in the quantitative equity research department at Putnam Investments. From 1988 to 1989, he was an equity strategist for Eberstadt Fleming and from 1989 to 1995 served as a vice president at Falconwood Securities Corporation, where he was responsible for all aspects of investment management for a $100 million trust fund. Mr. Quinton began his career in the investment industry as a senior quantitative analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert in 1983. Born in 1958, Mr. Quinton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian from Dartmouth College in 1980 and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College in 1982. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

James P. Gerry, Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors
Mr. Gerry, a resident of Bedford, NH, has been a public professional for over 30 years. He began his career in 1986 as a municipal bond analyst for Shearson Lehman Brothers in New York City. Most of Mr. Gerry's career has been spent in the financial guaranty industry. Here, he would underwrite insurance policies guarantying the principal and interest for municipal bonds in both the United States and internationally, From 1991 to 1997, he served as a Vice President and manager of the tax-backed group of MBIA, the leading municipal bond insurance company, located in Armonk, NY. In 1998, Mr. Gerry was a founding employee and the Managing Director of RAM Reinsurance company in Hamilton, Bermuda. At Ram Re, he headed the Public Finance group where he approved the firm's guaranty of thousands of municipal bond issues. Mr. Gerry is currently a Board Member and Treasurer for Back In The Saddle Equine Therapy Center (BITS) in Hopkinton, NH.  BITS provides equine therapy for adults and children with disabilities and military veterans suffering with PTSD. Mr. Gerry holds a BA from Syracuse University and a Master in Public Administration ( State and Local Government Financial Analysis and Management) from The Maxwell School at Syracuse University.

Mark Decoteau, Treasurer, Board of Directors
Mr. Decoteau, a resident of Thornton, NH, brings over twenty years of experience in municipal finance and administration to the Bank. In 1995, Mr. Decoteau began his municipal career in NH as the Town Administrator for the Town of Farmington, NH. He was the Finance Director for the City of Rochester, NH, for three years and since December 2001 has served as the Town Manager for the Town of Waterville Valley, NH. In addition, Mr. Decoteau currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee and the Training Committee for the NH Government Finance Officers Association (NHGFOA). He is also a past president of the NHGFOA. Mr. Decoteau holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY and a Masters in Public Administration from John Jay College, New York City.

Paul Mansour, Board of Directors
Mr. Mansour served as a Managing Director and Head of Municipal Credit Research for Conning Asset Management in Hartford, CT from 2006 through 2019.  Mr. Mansour came to Conning to establish a municipal credit research process and team. Previously, Mr. Mansour was employed by MBIA Corporation as a Managing Director and business leader for revenue producing units where he prepared and approved municipal credit reports while also supervising credit analysts for 23 years. Mr. Mansour started his career at the New York State Power Authority serving four years as a revenue and power forecasting analyst. He is a graduate of Colgate University with a degree in economics and earned an MBA from Pace University. He is a member of the Municipal Analyst Group of New York and the Municipal Bond Club of New York.   

William Dwyer, State of New Hampshire Treasurer, Ex Officio
Mr. Dwyer was elected State Treasurer on December 3, 2014. He previously served as commissioner of the New Hampshire State Treasury, with responsibility for over $300 million of daily liquidity, over $1 billion of general obligation bonding, and all Treasury financial management activities (including the Division of Abandoned Property), as well as participation on several statutory commissions. Mr. Dwyer has been with the State Treasury since 2010 and served as Deputy State Treasurer prior to being appointed Commissioner in March 2014. He has over 30 years of experience in accounting, banking, finance, capital markets, strategic planning and commercial real estate tax consulting. He earned an MBA in finance with concentration in the management of financial services from Boston University and a BS in accounting and business administration from Atlantic Union College.  Mr. Dwyer also serves on the Board of Directors of Nashua Children's Home.

Professional Team
The Bond Bank receives professional support from our financial advisors at Hilltop Securities (Boston), bond counsel at Locke Lord, LLP (Boston), auditors at Baker Newman Noyes (Portland, ME), and corporate trustee at U.S. Bank (Hartford, CT). The Bond Bank is managed by a five-member Board of Directors appointed by the Governor and Council, including the State Treasurer, and there is a full-time staff of three.