On Tuesday, Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) announced the appointment of Giles Coates to the new position of chief financial officer (CFO) and the promotion of Sabrina Baptiste to the newly created role of chief administrative officer (CAO). As senior leaders for the organization, both Coates and Baptiste will join LIIF’s executive team.

“Over the past year, LIIF deployed $300 million to high-need communities across the U.S.—an all-time high lending watermark for our organization. Giles and Sabrina are excellent additions to the team that will lead LIIF in its next phase of expansion,” said Daniel A. Nissenbaum, LIIF’s president & CEO.

“In Sabrina and Giles, LIIF has found executives with the passion and drive to lead LIIF in our next stage of growth and with the strong commitments to helping individuals and communities thrive. We’re thrilled to have both of them on the executive team to continue to build on LIIF’s success into the future,” said Derek R. B. Douglas, LIIF’s board chair and vice president for civic engagement and external affairs at the University of Chicago.

Read the full announcement here.


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