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Speakers for "Tapping New Sources and Exploring New Models for Community Development Finance"


Dione Alexander

Dione AlexanderDione Alexander is vice president of Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF), Midwest region. NFF is a community development financial institution that has lent more than $200 million. She is responsible for managing and overseeing financial and advisory services throughout the Midwest, and for marketing and fund development activities. Prior to joining NFF, Alexander spent six years as a department executive with the Charter County of Wayne, Mich., where she managed economic development and government finance. She also spent 10 years at Comerica Bank as vice president of commercial lending. Additionally, Alexander has served as a business consultant under contract with the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Defense and Eastern Michigan University. Alexander is a graduate of the School of Business and Industry at Florida, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from A & M University and is a graduate of the School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Alexander has served on various nonprofit boards.




Ian Galloway

Ian GallowayIan Galloway is an investment associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. His primary responsibilities are with the Center for Community Development Investments (the Center), and he assists with the publication of the Community Development Investment Review and the Center's Working Paper Series, which includes his 2009 paper, "Peer-to-Peer Lending and Community Development Finance." He has previous experience in management consulting, community development finance and social enterprise development. Galloway holds a master's degree in public policy (MPP) from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy from Colgate University.





Trinita Logue

Trinita LogueTrinita Logue is the founding president and CEO of IFF (formerly Illinois Facilities Fund). A nonprofit community development financial institution with assets in excess of $100 million, IFF provides real estate finance, development and consulting to nonprofits in Illinois, Missouri, Iowa and Wisconsin. Logue serves as a director of First Nonprofit Trust Companies, a member of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management Public and Nonprofit Advisory Committee, a director and member of the executive committee of the Donors Forum of Chicago, a member of the Attorney General's Charitable Advisory Committee, a member of the Governor's Early Learning Council, and a member of The Chicago Network. In past roles, Logue was assistant director at the Chicago Community Trust; director of the City of Chicago's North Loop Theater District Project; and executive director at the Arts Council of Jacksonville, Fla.