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Innovation Forum: State of the CDFI Field

October 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by the Mel King Institute:
Innovation Forum: State of the CDFI Field

Instructors: Michael Swack, Carsey School of Public Policy at University of New Hampshire

The economic downturn impacted our country’s entire financial sector, but how did it affect Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)? What is their role today?¬† Find out at this Innovation Forum where Michael Swack, from University of New Hampshire will present his research on CDFIs followed by a panel discussion.¬†

Key questions to be discussed include:

  • How has the CDFI sector emerged from the Great Recession?
  • How are large and small CDFIs are faring?
  • What has been the impact of consolidation in the banking industry on CDFIs?
  • Is the Impact Investing movement impacting the CDFI sector?
  • How will the emergence of private online lenders impact CDFIs in the future?

Panelists include:

  • Denise Scott, LISC, Executive Vice President for Programs, moderator
  • Dan Letendre, Senior Vice President, Bank of America
  • Bill Thompson, CFO, Mass Housing Investment Corp
  • Jeanne Pinado, Executive Director Madison Park

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October 15, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm