Community Development Finance

November 15, 2021
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
ZOOM - see link in event description

The Public Policy Center is proud to support the School of Planning and Public Affairs seminar series.

This seminar will feature Will Lambe, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives and Business Development at Enterprise Community Investment Loan Fund.

Will is the Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives and Business Development at Enterprise Community Loan Fund. His work spans multiple areas of Enterprise including debt and equity products. Prior to joining Enterprise, Will was the senior community and economic development advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He specializes in development finance and has written and spoken on topics ranging from rural development finance, public-private partnerships, tax credit finance, philanthropy, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and the EB-5 immigrant investor program. He has published numerous articles and a book on community economic development strategies for smaller towns and cities.

In 2015, Will was awarded an Eisenhower Fellowship to travel and study public-private finance in China. He serves on the board of directors for the Grove Park Foundation (Atlanta, GA), the Atlanta Wealth Building Collaborative, and the advisory board for Neighborhood Lending Partners, Inc. (Tampa, FL), and is active in the Urban Land Institute of Atlanta. He holds a bachelor ofarts from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master of public policy from Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy.

Zoom Meeting ID: 979 5659 6299,

Passcode: 445143

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