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2023 Annual Policy and Practice Conference. November 8, 2023


Welcome and Keynotes and New National CDFI Leaders


Welcome by NAAHL Chair Merilyn Rovira, The Community Development Trust

Keynote: Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD)

  • Introduction: Matt Josephs, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Neighborhood Homes Coalition, New Markets Tax Credit Coalition

New National CDFI Leaders

  • Annie Donovan, Raza Development Fund
  • Shaun Donovan, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Harold Pettigrew, Opportunity Finance Network
  • Michael Pugh, Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • Moderator: Marietta Rodriguez, NeighborWorks America

Keynote: Senator Todd Young (R-IN)

  • Introduction: Nikki Holsopple, JPMorgan Chase & Co.


The Climate Opportunity


Preserving Affordability at Scale


CRA: Banking Agency Principals

  • Michael Barr, Vice Chair for Supervision, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • Martin Gruenberg, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Michael Hsu, Acting Comptroller of the Currency
  • Moderator: Buzz Roberts, NAAHL


CRA: Agency Staff Deep Dive

  • Joseph Firschein, Federal Reserve Board
  • Jonathan Miller, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Donna Murphy, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Moderator: Buzz Roberts, NAAHL


CRA: Stakeholder Perspectives & Closing Remarks from Buzz Roberts

  • Lloyd W. Brown, II, Citi
  • Jim Matthews, Capital One
  • Buzz Roberts, NAAHL
  • Jesse Van Tol, National Community Reinvestment Coalition
  • Moderator: Mark Willis, NYU Furman Center