Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Lindsay Li / September 25, 2017 / Voices

OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah speaks with Gabriel Villarreal of Opportunity Fund on the Small Business Borrowers' Bill of Rights

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/ June 2, 2017 / Newswire

OFN has announced that after five and a half years of dedicated service, Lori Chatman, chair of the OFN board of directors and president of Enterprise Community Loan Fund, has decided to resign from OFN’s board of directors and to step down from her board chair position.

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/ May 23, 2017 / Policy

Philadelphia, PA (May 23, 2017)—In a press statement issued today, OFN expressed disappointment at the administration’s FY 2018 budget proposal and highlighted the CDFI multiplier effect of responsible finance for hardworking Americans.

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Lina Page / May 19, 2017 / Events

On May 17, after the close of a successful Advocacy Day, OFN staff, Members, Board, and special guests gathered to celebrate CDFIs and welcome OFN’s new President and CEO Lisa Mensah to OFN. Gene Ludwig, founder of Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company, hosted the D.C.

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Sacha Adorno / April 20, 2017 / Newswire

Lisa Mensah, President and CEO of OFN, was awarded the NeighborWorks Friend of Rural Award on April 18 at a national forum in Memphis, titled Hope in the Delta,

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