Demetric works to blend public, private and philanthropic financial resources in new ways to better meet the needs of cities and their low-income residents.

Demetric Duckett joined Living Cities in July 2016 as Associate Director of Capital Innovation. He is a thought-leader in the domestic impact investing field, accelerating the adoption of innovative financing for the benefit of low-income people and the communities in which they live. He also supports Living Cities’ programmatic priorities, including the Integration Initiative and Blended Catalyst Fund.

Prior to joining Living Cities, Demetric was Senior Vice President of Business Innovation and Resource Development for TruFund Financial Services, a CDFI based in New York City. At TruFund, he directed national business growth strategy, developed and oversaw strategic partnerships, and elaborated new lending programs and product opportunities.

Prior to TruFund, he was Vice President for Capital Access Programs at Carver Federal Savings Bank in Harlem where he developed industry-leading M/W/BE capital access programs, Vice President of Community Development at Bank of America where he worked closely with nonprofit and government entities to promote economic and community development in underserved neighborhoods in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and Vice President and Global Relationship Manager in the Multinational Lending Division at BankBoston where he managed a $2 billion global credit portfolio spanning 16 countries. He began his finance career as a Senior Credit Analyst at PNCBank in Pittsburgh, PA.