We have been successfully funding and implementing community development activities for over thirty years. Projects include community housing, infrastructure projects, and sustainable employment opportunities.
For over thirty years Bailey Boyd Associates has been successfully funding and implementing community development activities that run the gamut from community housing to construction of large infrastructure projects and sustainable employment opportunities.
Our mission is to collaborate with our clients and the community to successfully complete projects that instill pride and community ownership.
Our national reputation for aggressive grant work, including research, writing and project management places Bailey Boyd Associates at the top of community development consultants. With over $140 million in funds secured, BBA consistently helps clients meet their project goals.
The Bailey Boyd Associates Team
Alice Boyd is the president of Bailey Boyd Associates, Inc. For over thirty years Alice has successfully funded and implemented projects in excess of $140 million and has one of the strongest records for grant writing and administration in Massachusetts.
Most of Alice’s work focuses on municipalities. She and her team prepare and administer numerous CDBG grants that include housing, social services and larger infrastructure projects. Alice completed the Massachusetts Certified Public Procurement program and prepares RFP’s for varied projects. She has also authored CDBG manuals and managed compliance statewide for a large non-profit.
Previous to starting Bailey Boyd Associates, Alice was the Executive Director of the Lower Cape Community Development Corporation and founder of a community development nonprofit where she served as President and Executive Director. Alice was one of the founders of The Children’s Place, a family resource center and childcare facility in Eastham, MA.
In her free time Alice has served as an elected official in roles that include Selectman, Finance Committee Member, and Chairman of the Board of a regional school district. She has also been an appointee to the Cape Cod Economic Development Council, Vice President of the Cape Cod Foundation and Co-President of the Sandisfield Arts Center.
Cassie Boyd Marsh
Cassie Boyd Marsh is a community development consultant with experience in program development, finance, and technology. Cassie currently manages all CDBG funding for over a dozen Massachusetts municipalities and oversees housing rehab and childcare subsidy programs serving residents in eleven towns. She created one of the first cloud-based paperless grant management systems and implemented it across numerous communities.
Before joining BBA Cassie worked in London for Keystone Accountability, a non-profit organization specializing in accountability and social change. Cassie managed Keystone's finances and provided program support for international business development and communications projects, reporting directly to the Executive Director. While Cassie was at Keystone, the organization worked with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, and received a large grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Previously Cassie was employed by U.S. News and World Report and provided consultant services to Bailey Boyd Associates.
ADDITIONAL TEAM MEMBERS
Carol Bergen manages the CDBG childcare subsidy program in eleven Cape and Island towns. Carol is involved closely with childcare providers and families, providing assistance on a regular basis. Carol has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Psychology making her well suited for the hands-on work she does with low to moderate-income families in crisis.
Leedara Zola is a community development consultant specializing in affordable housing. She works in close collaboration with the team on project funding and implementation. Leedara comes to Bailey Boyd with a background in business and law (both JD and an MBA) and brings creativity, focus and precision to projects. Leedara is the recipient of the Caroline Herron housing award and is recognized statewide for her ability to effectively move projects from concept to completion.