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Our Team

Paul McLaughlin

603.626.4663 Ext. 1100

Paul is Manager of HOMEteam and has been Neighborworks® Southern New Hampshire’s Homeownership Program manager since December 2011. He manages HOMEteam’s housing counseling program, providing one-on-one pre-purchase, foreclosure prevention, IDA, credit, non-foreclosure post purchase and landlord counseling. He also conducts group education in home buyer education, financial capabilities and foreclosure prevention.



Debbie Wheeler

603.626.4663 Ext. 1400

Deborah Wheeler is a Home Ownership Counselor/Coach at HOMEteam, specializing in foreclosure prevention and intervention. She has had over 10 years experience as a loan originator and has worked helping homeowners with home retention and liquidation options for 6 years.  She is a certified Foreclosure Intervention and Default Counselor and has help many homeowners achieve positive outcomes by reducing their monthly mortgage payments. She is also a HUD-certified reverse mortgage counselor.


Deb Drake

Deb Drake

603.626.4663. Ext 2900

Deb Drake is a Homeownership Counselor/Coach at HOMEteam, specializing in Foreclosure Prevention and Intervention.  Deb brings over 12 years of experience as a Realtor, with specialized training in loss mitigation and 11 years of experience in Customer Service Management and Quality Assurance to HOMEteam.  She is a certified Foreclosure Intervention and Default Counselor.  Deb is also certified and experienced in Homebuyer Education and Pre and Post-Purchase Counseling.  She has conducted many Homeownership and Financial Education Workshops along with related credit counseling while working at Laconia Area Community Land Trust.



Ryan Tufts

603.626.4663 Ext. 2400

Ryan Tufts is a Home Ownership Counselor/Coach at HOMEteam, specializing in pre-purchase counseling. Whether his clients are three months or three years from purchasing their home, Ryan assists clients in developing customized plans leading to home ownership.  Ryan also conducts HOMEteam’s Home Buyer Seminars and Financial Capabilities Workshops, guiding clients towards mortgage affordability. He also consults Individual Development Account (IDA) clients.

Dick Patterson

Dick Patterson

603.626.4663. Ext 2400

Dick is a Home Ownership Counselor/Coach at HOMEteam. He helps prospective homeowners with education and guidance to successfully acquire their first home. Dick came to HOMEteam after four years as a mortgage lender and financial services representative at a local bank. Dick has also worked in fundraising for two non-profits, business-to-business sales of advertising, events, and signage, and real estate appraising. He also served on a non-profit board, his church’s pastoral council, and his town’s planning board. He also holds a Masters degree in International Community Economic Development from Southern NH University. Dick is excited to leverage his diverse experience to benefit HOMEteam’s clients.


Tanya Hannigan

603.626.4663 Ext. 3100

Tanya Hannigan is the Administrative Assistant for HOMEteam. Tanya provides support for the HomeOwnership manager, and handles scheduling and technical support for clients and the HOMEteam staff.