Brenda is a First Vice President in Amalgamated Bank’s Social Impact Commercial Banking group responsible for developing and implementing a strategy that builds the bank's CDFI and Social Impact lending platform. Prior to joining Amalgamated Bank, Brenda served as the Director of the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF)’s Eastern Business Development team. NFF is a national CDFI providing financial services to the nonprofit sector. She was responsible for driving business growth and partnerships that ensured a quality and impactful pipeline of financial products. Prior to joining NFF, she worked at Citi Community Capital, where she originated and structured community development lending and equity solutions. She brings with her over a decade of CDFI and other nonprofit relationships developing innovative community development investments to the community. She also has managed client relationships at BearingPoint and Dell Latin America. Brenda has an MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and a BS in computer science and engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Committed to educational social justice, she serves on the board of Masa, a New York nonprofit focused on educational attainment for underserved students of Mexican descent.
First Vice President, Social Impact, Commercial Banking Amalgamated Bank , New York NY