The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is comprised of Low Income Community representative members and is responsible for oversight related to the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) programs.   The CAC is instrumental in sourcing and prioritizing projects, vetting the anticipated community impacts, and confirming they are consistent with the neighborhood strategy, the NMTC and CDFI programs, and the mission of CDA!
Board Chair

Vickie Johnson

Chief Community Officer,

Cleveland Clinic

Jeff Epstein

Cheif of Integrated Development,

City of Cleveland

Keisha Gonzalez

Senior Director, Social Impact Investing and Economic & Community Development,

Cleveland Foundation

Kevin Johnson

Managing Partner,

NexGen Interactive, Consultant, and Philanthropist

Treye Johnson

Treye Johnson

Program Director Vibrant Neighborhoods and Inclusive Economy,

The George Gund Foundation

Mark L Joseph

Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences,

Case Western Reserve University

Quentin L. McCorvey Sr.


Paradigm Institutional Investments

Tania Menesse

President and CEO,

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Kevin Nowak

Kevin Nowak

President and CEO,

CHN Housing Partners

Andrew P. Swary

Executive Vice President & General Counsel,

Finance Fund Capital Corporation

Timothy L. Tramble Sr,

President and CEO,

Saint Luke's Foundation