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Our Team: RETC Asset Management

Our Team: RETC Asset Management

Helping manage renewable energy investments that strengthen communities.

Our asset management team for Renewable Energy Tax Credits (RETCs) has the expertise and resources you need to help ensure the long-term success of your renewable energy facility.


Kris Switzer

Kris Switzer
Head of Asset Management

Kris Switzer oversees all aspects of RETC, New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC), Historic Tax Credit (HTC), and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) asset and risk management activities for USBCDC and USBCDE, the Community Development Entity of USBCDC. Kris joined USBCDC in 2004 and began her career with us as a NMTC and HTC project manager, structuring, negotiating and underwriting over 50 complex NMTC and HTC transactions for projects nationwide. She most recently served as Director of NMTC, HTC, and RETC asset management. From 1997-1999, Kris worked for U.S. Bank (through Mercantile and Firstar) as a commercial banking officer. She also has over five years of experience in commercial real estate thanks to her career as a senior mortgage representative at The Principal Financial Group in Des Moines, Iowa. Kris holds a BS in Business Administration - Actuarial Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and practiced as an actuary for two years.


Laura Skiles

Laura Skiles
Director of Asset Management (RETC)

Laura Skiles oversees all aspects of RETC asset and risk management activities for USBCDC. Previously, Laura served as a RETC senior asset manager where she monitored the risk management, compliance and post-closing negotiation activities of USBCDC’s renewable investment portfolio. She has also managed our construction monitoring division as well as the team that receives and reviews compliance reporting documents for RETC investments. Prior to joining USBCDC in 2009, Laura closed construction loans and monitored construction projects for GE Capital and closed more than $50 million in real estate loans at Central Bank. Laura holds a BS in Civil Engineering and an associate degree in Drafting from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO. She also has a Master Certificate in Project Management from Villanova University.


Nic Brinker

Nic Brinker
Asset Management


Matt Fisher

Matt Fisher
Asset Management


Diana Weis

Diana Weis
Asset Management


Our Tax Credit Financing Team

Before our asset management team works with you to ensure the optimum performance of renewable energy facility, we’d like to partner with you to underwrite and structure your financing.

Our experienced business development and project management staff are experts RETCs and can help provide the financing and guidance you need. They partner closely with project sponsors and lenders to originate, structure and underwrite the tax credit equity investments that will meet your goals and bring your project to life.

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U.S. Bank and its representatives do not provide tax or legal advice. Each tax and financial situation is unique. Consult your tax and/or legal advisor for advice and information concerning a particular situation.

U.S. Bank is not responsible for and does not guarantee the products, services or performance of its affiliates and third parties.

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