Person Deutsche Bank

Jim Baek 

Jim Baek is a Director at Deutsche Bank where he heads the Community Development Finance Group and oversees the bank’s lending, investing and philanthropy for community development and impact in the U.S.

Person Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Richard Besser 

Richard Besser, MD, is president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), a position he assumed in April 2017. Besser is the former acting director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and ABC News’ former chief hea…

Person Surdna Foundation

Don Chen 

Don Chen is the President of the Surdna Foundation where he leads the 100-year old foundation’s efforts to strengthen and further leverage its commitment to social justice.

Person Annie E. Casey Foundation

Lisa Hamilton 

A talented and visionary leader with a deep understanding of the needs of kids and families, Lisa Hamilton is the president and chief executive officer of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Person The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Craig Howard 

Mr. Howard has more than 25 years of nonprofit experience, most of it working in workforce and community economic development, designing and implementing replicable programs that create jobs and opportunities for disadvantaged people here and abroad…

Person Citi Foundation

Brandee McHale 

Brandee joined Citi in 1991 and has a long history in both business management and philanthropy. Before joining the Citi Foundation, she served as the Director of Operations for Citi Community Capital. Earlier assignments included a series of increa…

Person The JPB Foundation

Barbara Picower 

Barbara Picower is the President and Chair of the Board of Directors of The JPB Foundation, a charitable institution founded in 2011 from the proceeds of the estate of her late husband, Jeffry M. Picower.

Person Bank of America

Andrew Plepler 

Prior to joining Bank of America, Mr. Plepler served as senior vice president of Housing and Community Initiatives at the Fannie Mae Foundation, in addition to supervising that foundation’s Outreach and Education department.

Person The Kresge Foundation

Rip Rapson 

Rip Rapson is president and CEO of The Kresge Foundation, which contributed $100 million to Detroit’s “Grand Bargain.” He is also Chairman of the Living Cities board.

Person The Prudential Foundation

Lata Reddy 

Lata N. Reddy is Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion & Impact at Prudential Financial and Chair and President of The Prudential Foundation.

Person Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Ryan Rippel 

Ryan D. Rippel, director of Mobility from Poverty in the United States Program, oversees the foundation’s national work to strengthen pathways out of poverty and ensure all have access to the American Dream.

Person Wells Fargo

Michael Rizer 

Executive Vice President, Michael (Mike) Rizer is the director of Community Relations and CRA Risk Management for Wells Fargo & Company. In this role he manages the community development and community affairs teams company-wide that are responsible …

Person W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Joe Scantlebury  

Joe Scantlebury leads, designs and implements strategic programming efforts to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families in the W.K. Kellogg Foundation priority places.

Person The McKnight Foundation

Lee Sheehy 

Lee Sheehy is director of the Region & Communities program at The McKnight Foundation.

Person Morgan Stanley

Joan Tally 

Joan Tally is an Executive Director in Morgan Stanley’s Global Sustainable Finance (GSF) group where she manages operations for the Firm’s CRA business nationally and leads community development lending and investing efforts in the Northeast.

Person Ford Foundation

Maria Torres-Springer 

Maria Torres-Springer is vice president for US programs. She oversees all of the foundation’s domestic programming for Civic Engagement and Government, Creativity and Free Expression, Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice, Future of Work(ers), Just Cit…

Person The Rockefeller Foundation

Ryan Whalen 

Ryan Whalen joined The Rockefeller Foundation in 2014. As Director, Initiatives and Strategy, Mr. Whalen focuses on developing the Foundation’s cross-sectoral partnerships with the public and private sectors, as well as managing its global program t…

Person MetLife Foundation

A. Dennis White 

Dennis is President and CEO of the MetLife Foundation. He is responsible for managing Foundation and corporate contributions, company volunteer activities and directing the social and community investment programs of MetLife and MetLife Foundation.