Date & time

Nov 30, 2017, 4:00-5:30 pm EST


Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
735 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

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The community development finance field as we know it began approximately 40 years ago. How does the field respond to local community needs? What does the future of the field hold? The panelists will discuss their work in helping to deliver capital to America’s communities, the growth and transformation of the industry,  headwinds the field faces and what’s in store for the next 40 years of community development finance.


  • Wayne Meyer - President, New Jersey Community Capital 
  • Lori Chatman - President, Enterprise Community Loan Fund 
  • Roberto Barragan - Former President and CEO, Valley Economic Development Center 
  • Lela Wingard - Former Senior Vice President of Community Reinvestment & Community Partnerships, JPMorgan Chase

Moderator: Dudley Benoit - Director of Community Development Finance, Santander Bank, N.A., Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan