Vice President, Community Development Officer
January 2009 — Present
Responsible for representing the company in community and economic development activities and acting as a business development/referral source in large, complex and/or highly sensitive target market areas. Establishes and maintains relationships with community organizations such as activist groups, community agencies, non-profit and minority groups. Maintains strong business relationships with internal team members as well as external clients and customers, supporting the Carolinas West region.
Serves in a highly visible role in community. Represents company in all aspects of community outreach to assess community credit needs and the company's effectiveness in meeting those needs. Identifies and refers business lending opportunities. Monitors and maintains current knowledge of public programs aimed at supporting and/or subsidizing community development efforts. Recommends changes and improvements to management to improve Community Development programs.