CEO Appearances

  • Latest From OFN's President & CEO Lisa Mensah



This is a selection of recent appearances by Lisa Mensah, the President and CEO of Opportunity Finance Network (OFN).

Finance Justice & Finance First Responders
What Does it Profit (podcast)
December 14, 2020

OFN President and CEO, Lisa Mensah joined the "What Does It Profit?" podcast to discuss the role of money and CDFIs in fighting for justice in the U.S. and the unlikely partners that can play a crucial part in bringing about a brighter future for underestimated communities.

Welcome Remarks
OFN 2020 Virtual Conference
November 9, 2020

OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah welcomes participants to OFN’s annual conference and talks about the long march to finance justice.

Access Denied: "Systemic racism in financial services"
Arizent - Access Denied (podcast)
October 23, 2020

Episode one of a podcast series from Arizent that examines institutional barriers as well as racist practices in the financial sector and ways to overcome or eliminate these system problems.

Investing in the Community: Minority Banks and Community Development Financial Institutions
Virtual 2020 Annual Legislative Conference - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
September 30, 2020

Ending redlining: how minority banks and community development financial institutions can ensure equitable recovery for the black community.

Cracking the Capital Code: Fundraising & Managing your Balance Sheet
2020 Virtual Forbes Small Business Summit
September 27, 2020

OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah joins other panelists for a virtual event hosted by Forbes.

American Resilience: The Future of Small Business
The Hill
July 30, 2020

OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah joins Wells Fargo's EVP, Social Impact & Sustainability, Nate Hurst.

Where Do We Go from Here?
Washington National Cathedral
July 16, 2020

OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah spoke during a panel alongside National Urban League President Marc Morial, NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson, and Thurgood Marshall Fun President and CEO Harry L. Williams, about the roles of historic civil rights organizations, CDFIs, and the faith community in shaping a just society.