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Meet Our Team

Celebrating five years of impact together

Click on each team member to learn more.

Melissa Barash

Melissa Barash

Chief of Staff

5-year-old Heather

Heather Marie Burke

Director of Investor Relations

Xitlali Ceballos

Xitlali Ceballos

Community Finance Fellow

David Cooper

David Cooper

Senior Portfolio Advisor

Edwin Espinoza

Edwin Espinoza

Data Systems Coordinator

Lauren Grattan age 5

Lauren Grattan

Co-founder & Chief Community Officer

Laura Kohn

Laura Kohn

Strategic Advisor for Early Care & Education

Zach Lickteig, Data & Operations Coordinator at Mission Driven Finance

Zach Lickteig

Fund Operations Associate

David Lynn Mission Driven Finance Chief Executive Officer

David Lynn

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Moncada, Community Finance Fellow at Mission Driven Finance

Andrew Moncada

Investment Analyst

Louie Nguyen, CIO of Mission Driven Finance

Louie Nguyen, CFA

Chief Investment Officer

Thai Nguyen

Thai Nguyen

Director of Client Operations

Nancy O'Leary

Nancy O'Leary

Chief Financial Officer

Laura Olivas

Laura Olivas

Manager, Talent & Organizational Operations

Joe Pileri

Joe Pileri

Chief Legal Officer

David Ritcherson

David Ritcherson

Community Finance Fellow

5-year-old Crystal

Crystal Sevilla

Borrower Services Specialist

5-year-old Carrie

Carrie Stokes Holst

Senior Manager, Impact & Borrower Services

Farah Velasquez

Farah Velasquez

Community Finance Fellow

Wilda Wong

Wilda Wong

Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications

Who We Are

The MDF team

62%

Women

57%

Black, Indigenous, or people of color

48%

First- or second-generation New Americans

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