Bob Stevens, PE, CNU, LEED-AP

Robert K. Stevens, PE, is the founder and president of Stevens & Associates, P.C., and principal for M&S Development. Bob has over 29 years of experience as a professional engineer designing projects, as well as planning, urban design, public bond campaigns, and project finance and development. S&A is a veteran-owned business located in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont offering architecture, landscape architecture, civil and structural engineering services.

As a principal for M&S Development, Bob directs a team of professionals to organize and guide business leaders, institutions, and people to redevelop and revitalize main streets and downtowns. His knowledge of new markets tax credits, historic tax credits, grants, equity and debt enable him to identify project needs and develop sound solutions.

Bob is an accredited professional in both Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and Congress for New Urbanism (CNU). Well-versed in sustainable design, traditional design and historic preservation, Bob has presented at numerous conferences including Traditional Building, Vermont Development Conference and Historic preservation conferences. His work and community support has been recognized with numerous awards including the Vermont Downtown Volunteer of the Year and the Southern Vermont Leadership Award for Economic Excellence.

Skye H. Morse
Principal, Investment Director

Skye has over 13 years of experience in finance and renewable energy. He has been instrumental in winning over 100 MW in competitive power purchase contracts, and had a hand in over 800 MW of renewable energy project finance, development, construction, and operations. Skye holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University. He currently lives in Guilford, Vermont, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Brattleboro Food Coop.

Martha Ratcliffe
Senior Manager of Project Development

Martha has over fifteen years of project development and management experience, primarily with multi-family LIHTC projects, and industrial and mixed-use NMTC projects. Before joining our team, she played key project management roles in two projects that had transformative impacts on downtown Brattleboro, Vermont: the renovation of the Brooks House, and the restoration of the Wilder Block—both buildings which had been destroyed by fire. Additionally, Martha has thirteen years of banking experience with a concentration on financing and underwriting. Martha has established valuable working relationships with design professionals, lenders, funders, and regulatory agencies; relationships which enhance her expertise with federal and state grant development, procurement, and management.


Dan Ridlehoover
Manager of Project Development

A desire to tackle complex housing projects and improve rural economies led Dan to join the M&S Development Team in August 2021. He holds a BA from University of California, Santa Cruz, and seven years experience in corporate retail project management; sourcing, developing, and operating retail stores on a national level. Other experience includes retail operations manager for Newell Brands’ technical apparel division, and the facilities manager for the Brattleboro Co-op. Dan is also a volunteer for the Dummerston Fire Department.


Alison Crossley, LEED, WELL
Manager of Project Development

A recent transplant from San Francisco to Vermont, Alison brings her experience in project management and the building trades, and a genuinely palpable enthusiasm for building livable communities to the M&S Development Team. Prior to joining M&S her roles included Senior Sustainability Project Manager at Stok, a real estate resilience and sustainability consulting firm, and Sustainability Manager at Choate Construction Company. Alison holds an M.Ed. from Bridgewater State University, and a B.S. from Appalachian State University.