Simone Obermaier works as a Loan Associate for Community Capital’s Small Business Lending Department. In her work, she provides not only capital to small business, but also advice and expertise on a variety of entrepreneurial topics. She is an experienced financial services professional with expertise in lending and economic development. Her work with small businesses has given her great appreciation for entrepreneurs – the risks they are willing to take and the passion they bring to their businesses. Prior to joining Community Capital she worked for the Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation, where she focused on the NYS Empire Zone Program and new business development initiatives. Simone holds a B.S. in International Business from SUNY New Paltz and an A.S. in Business Administration from Dutchess Community College, both summa cum laude.