MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/cdfi?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#cdfilt;/agt;–Community
Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF) – a mission-driven non-profit lender
dedicated to improving communities and transforming lives – is pleased
to announce the election of seven new members to its Board of Trustees.
These seven individuals come from broad backgrounds in community
development, finance and small business services, bringing more than 100
years of combined experience to the CRF board.
New board members include:
David Adame – President and CEO | Chicanos Por La Causa, Phoenix,
Gavin Borowiak – Division Manager, Midwest & Government
/Not-for-Profit for Business Banking | JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A.,
Beatrice Kelly – Operations Director, Vice President, Community
and Economic Development | Fifth Third Bank, Cincinnati, Ohio
Steven Kent – Managing Director, Vice Chairman | Piper Jaffray &
Company, Chicago, Ill.
Bill Krugler – President | Milwaukee Community Business
Collaborative, Inc. DBA Milwaukee JobsWork, Milwaukee, Wis.
Dr. Willie Logan – Founder, CEO and President | Opa-locka
Community Development Corporation, Opa-locka, Fla.
Andy Posner – Founder and CEO | Capital Good Fund, Providence,
“We are excited to welcome our talented new board members and are
looking forward to all the expertise and guidance that they will bring
to CRF’s work,” said Frank Altman, co-founder and CEO of CRF. “We would
also like to thank our departing board members for their commitment to
CRF and their contributions during their terms.” CRF’s Board of Trustees
is responsible for guiding the 30-year-old nonprofit as it elevates
opportunity for people living and working in communities with economic
challenges. Since 1988, CRF has helped finance 1,700 small businesses
nationwide, creating more than 85,000 jobs and serving more than 1.8
About Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF)
1988, Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF) is a national non-profit
organization with a mission to empower people to improve their lives and
strengthen their communities through developing innovative financial
solutions. A leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI),
CRF supports other mission-driven organizations, increases economic
mobility, and builds strong local economies through the development of
solutions aimed at creating an equitable financial system. CRF has
injected more than $2.4 billion to stimulate job creation and economic
development and support community facilities. For more information,
David Hlavac, 612-803-3350