OFN Ally Locator

  • OFN Allies actively support OFN’s mission and the important

  • work we do on behalf of the opportunity finance industry.

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Individuals

INDIVIDUALS

  • Frieda Adu-Brempong
  • Christina Anthony
  • Diana Anzaldua
  • Dawanda Asberry
  • Jeremy Avins
  • Matt Brewster
  • Jon Brownell
  • Walter Burlack
  • Catherine Burnett
  • Beehuei Chang
  • Michelle Chapman
  • Andrew Cooke
  • Theresa Cole
  • Alane Dent
  • Barbara Eckblad
  • Jed Emerson
  • David Fehrenbacher
  • Sandy Fernandez
  • Diana Gallardo
  • Jerome Garciano
  • Scott Geller
  • Jayne Giles
  • Jodine Gordon
  • Peter Gray
  • Sheila Greenlaw-Fink
  • Michael Griggs
  • Sandra Griggs
  • Alan Harris
  • Laurie Harris
  • Rob Hammock
  • Tracy Janowicz
  • Dawn Johnson
  • Tina Johnson
  • Kim LaFranchi
  • Bryan Lee
  • Retha Leno
  • Anne Lufkin
  • Margaret Lund
  • Fran Lutz
  • Elaine Magil
  • Tom Manning
  • Ritesh Mantravadi
  • Michael McCreless
  • Tracy McMillan
  • Erica Mills
  • Ray Mendoza
  • John Moukad
  • Brian Nagendra
  • Carol Naughton
  • David Noble
  • Laurie O'Brien
  • Francis Onukwue
  • Brian Payne
  • Paula Planthaber
  • Pam Porter
  • Emilee Powell
  • Phebe Quattrucci
  • Terrence Ratigan
  • Mark Regier
  • Kathy Rock
  • Cliff Rosenthal
  • Michael Schaaf
  • Martin Schuh
  • Todd Sears
  • Mohna Shah
  • Al Shehadi
  • Regan St. Pierre
  • Teleange' Thomas
  • Mary Vasys
  • Barbara Vohryzek
  • Lisa Wagner
  • Thomas Washburn
  • Marcella Willis
  • Ted Yoch
  • Sean Zielenbach
  • Organizations

    The Life Initiative Ally Type: Organization
    Boston, MA

    The Life Initiative

    Contact Name: Kristen Harol
    Phone Number: 617.535.3900
    Category: Other
    Website: www.lifeinitiative.com

    Services Offered:

    The Life Initiative is a privately owned limited liability company engaged in the business of making investments in Massachusetts community enterprises, qualified to the extent permitted by Chapter 259.

    Description:

    Life Insurance Community Investment Initiative, LLC (the "Company" or "Life Initiative") was organized on December 30, 1998, as authorized by the Act Insuring Community Investment and the Equitable Taxation of Insurance Companies in Massachusetts, 1998 Massachusetts Acts, Chapter 259.

    The Sequoyah Fund, Inc. Ally Type: Organization
    Cherokee, NC

    The Sequoyah Fund, Inc.

    Contact Name: Russ Seagle
    Phone Number: (828) 359-5003
    Category: Other
    Website: https://www.sequoyahfund.org/

    Services Offered:

    Description:

    Sequoyah Fund began as a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in 1996. At the time, we were known as the Cherokee Business Development Fund. With funding from the Cherokee Preservation Foundation, the board of directors began work to convert The Sequoyah Fund, Inc. into a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). CDFIs are chartered by the U.S. Treasury's CDFI Fund, and this designation gives us more access to capital, helping more small businesses in Cherokee and Western North Carolina. The Sequoyah Fund serves the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on the Qualla Boundary and throughout the seven westernmost counties of NC. We also make loans to non-Cherokee-owned businesses, but these make up a small minority of our outstanding loans.

    TRP Lending, LLC Ally Type: Organization
    Chicago, IL

    TRP Lending, LLC

    Contact Name: Kristen Komara
    Phone Number: 312.880.1143
    Category: CDFI
    Website: https://fullcirclehomes.org/affordable-mortgage-lending

    Services Offered:

    Residential mortgage lending

    Description:

    TRP Lending, a certified CDFI as of 2017, provides loans and other sources of financing to low- and moderate- income households, first-time homebuyers, and others lacking access to conventional financing in order to increase homeownership, avoid foreclosures, build household wealth, and promote the development of healthy communities. TRP Lending was created in 2015 by parent company, The Resurrection Project, a not-for-profit community development organization with an award-winning track record of revitalizing predominantly low-income Latino communities on Chicago’s Southwest Side. In 27 years of economic development, The Resurrection Project has assisted 33,700 people in building financial capability and becoming homeowners.

    U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation Ally Type: Organization
    St. Louis, MO

    U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation

    Contact Name: Garrett Murdock
    Phone Number: 314.335.2600
    Category: Other
    Website: http://usbank.com/cdc

    Services Offered:

    • Tax credit investment
    • Federal and state tax credit syndication
    • Pre-development and acquisition loans
    • Construction loans
    • Permanent mortgage loans
    • Equity bridge lending
    • Warehouse, bridge, loan pool and line-of-credit financing
    • Subscription and warehouse loans to tax credit syndicators
    • Bond private placement
    • Letters of credit
    • Tax-exempt bond underwriting and remarketing
    • Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants
    • Treasury management

    Description:

    U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation enables positive financial, social and environmental impacts across the country. As a leading community development investor, lender and tax credit syndicator, we contribute to a society in which all can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. Our capital commitments help areas that need it the most and have contributed to the creation of commercial economic activity and new jobs, the rehabilitation of historic buildings, the construction of much-needed affordable and market-rate homes and the development of renewable energy facilities.

    Vermont Slauson EDC Ally Type: Organization
    Los Angeles, CA

    Vermont Slauson EDC

    Contact Name: Joesph Rouzan
    Phone Number: 323.753.2335
    Category: CDFI
    Website: https://vsedc.org/

    Services Offered:

    Description:

     

    The Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC) is a community-based non-profit organization that enhances resources and opportunities for South Los Angeles residents. Established in 1979 as a citizen advisory committee by Mayor Tom Bradley, VSEDC resulted from the community’s concern after the closing of Sear’s department store, which served as an economic cornerstone.

    Since its inception, VSEDC has brought economic resources to the community including access to capital, business planning, training, development, and more. It proudly stands as a symbol of financial advocacy for marginalized communities.
    Simply put, South Los Angeles matters. And VSEDC leads the way in bridging the resource gap.

    Mobilizing dollars from the private sector and government to lead the revitalization of the Vermont community VSEDC collaborates with Regional Government Municipalities.  Governed by an active Board of Directors comprised of area residents, community leaders, local merchants and real estate development professionals, VSEDC responds quickly to socioeconomic changes to address the needs of residents.


    Washington State Microenterprise Association Ally Type: Organization
    Olympia, WA

    Washington State Microenterprise Association

    Contact Name: Lisa Smith
    Phone Number: 360.480.8048
    Category: Nonprofit
    Website: www.wamicrobiz.org

    Services Offered:

    WSMA offers grants, technical assistance and training, collaboration on projects, advocacy support and networking opportunities to MDOs, CDFIs and others

    Description:

    WSMA is a Statewide Microenterprise Association serving new and existing Microenterprise Development Organizations(MDOs), CFDIs, and other organizations that support companies with 5 or fewer employees and capital needs under $35,000 with an equity lens.  We have been doing this work since 2004 and offer grants, technical assistance and training, collaboration on projects, advocacy support and networking opportunities to these organizations.

    Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) Ally Type: Organization
    Madison, WI

    Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)

    Contact Name: Joaquin Altoro
    Phone Number: 608.266.7884
    Category: Nonprofit
    Website: https://www.wheda.com/

    Services Offered:

    Description:

    WHEDA works closely with lenders, developers, local government, nonprofits, community groups and others to implement its low-cost financing programs.

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