Community Advisory Committee:

    • 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!

  • Vickie Johnson Chair Director of Community and Economic Development, Cleveland Clinic
  • Jeff Epstein Chief of Integrated Development, City of Cleveland
  • Kevin Johnson Managing Partner, NexGen Interactive and Consultant and Philanthropist
  • Mark L. Joseph Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Professor in Community Development; Founding Director, National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities; Faculty Associate, Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University
  • Lillian Kuri Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cleveland Foundation
  • Quentin L. McCorvey Sr. President, Paradigm Institutional Investments
  • Andrew P. Swary, Esq. Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Finance Fund Capital Corporation
  • Michael Taylor Senior Vice President, West Territory Executive for Community Development Banking, PNC
  • Timothy L. Tramble, Sr. President and CEO, Saint Luke's Foundation
  • Alesha Washington Program Director, Vibrant Neighborhoods & Inclusive Economy, The George Gund Foundation