Incoming President and Chief Executive Officer

  • 30 plus years of banking, finance, economic/business development, affordable housing & management & leadership experience;
  • CEO for Africa New Frontier, Inc., an Entrepreneurship & Financial Inclusion Company;
  • Served as Chief of Party & Country Managing Director of the USAID Investing for Business Expansion (IBEX) Project; An Access to Finance & Business Development project in Liberia;
  • Served as Vice President of Community Development & Business Banker with leading U.S. Commercial banks, including PNC Bank, J P Morgan Chase, and Fleet Bank, now Bank of America;
  • Served as Sr. Financial Management Consultant for Affordable Housing @ NeigborWorks America;
  • Served as Senior Financial & Affordable Housing Manager @ Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston;
  • Served as Senior Project & Finance Manager for Affordable Housing @ the City of Boston, Department of Neighborhood Development
  • Provides technical direction, capacity building, and management consulting & oversight for all aspects of project implementation & delivery;
  • Serves as the primary point of contact with government agencies, banks, key investors, and other stakeholders;
  • Grant Reviewer for US Department of Treasury CDFI Fund Financial & Technical Assistance & New Market Tax Credits
  • D. Organizational Development & Leadership, Grand Canyon University, Currently Enrolled
  • Ed., Business Management, Cambridge College, Cambridge, MA
  • A., Community Planning and Management, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
  • Certified as a Women Business Banker & Advisor at PNC Bank
  • Honored as a 100 Top Women Leader in Baltimore, MD (The Daily Record)
  • Graduate of Leadership Boston, Massachusetts