Cassie Polhemus is VEDA’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). Cassie joined VEDA in 2013 as a Commercial Lender and became VEDA’s Director of Operations in 2014. In January, 2017, Cassie became VEDA's COO. Cassie has over twenty years of experience in commercial lending and risk management with financial institutions. Prior to joining VEDA, she was Senior Vice President and Risk Manager for Northeast Member Business Services, a credit union service organization providing small business lending services to credit unions in New England and California. From 1987 to 1999, she held various commercial lending and credit management positions at banks in Connecticut and Vermont. Cassie earned a B.A. in Economics from Williams College. Cassie may be reached at 802-828-5459 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Planning and Technical Assistance
- Access to capital
- Loans / debt
- Loan guarantees
commercial financing, agricultural financing, small business financing