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Meet Our Team

Connecting capital with community

Click on each team member to learn more.

Oralia Alvarez

Oralia Alvarez

Director of Business Development
Melissa Barash

Melissa Barash

Chief of Staff
Adam best

Adam Best

Controller
Arai Buendia

Arai Buendia

Client Operations Associate
Heather Marie Burke

Heather Marie Burke

Senior Director of Capital Strategy

India Clark

India Clark

Director of Real Estate
David Cooper

David Cooper

Structured Finance Lead
James Cutler

James Cutler

Senior Director of Portfolio Services
Angeli Diamante

Angeli Diamante-Burns

Senior Client Operations Associate
Stevie Dunning

Stevie Dunning

Custom Solutions Project Manager
Lauren Grattan

Lauren Grattan

Co-founder & Chief Community Officer
Ronnie Hughes Jr.

Ronnie Hughes, Jr.

Staff Accountant
Laura Kohn

Laura Kohn

Senior Director of Care & Education
Kelsey Lillion

Kelsey Lillion

Staff Accountant
David Lynn

David Lynn

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Moncada

Andrew Moncada

Investment Associate
Ella Napata

Ella Napata

Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Louie Nguyen

Louie Nguyen, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
Thai Nguyen

Thai Nguyen

Director of Client Operations
Anne Park

Anne Park

Senior Director of Impact

Joe Pileri

Joe Pileri

Chief Legal Officer
David Ritcherson

David Ritcherson

Community Finance Fellow
Yaneli Segura

Yaneli Segura

Contracts and Compliance Associate

Crystal Sevilla

Crystal Sevilla

Manager of Borrower Services
Kenny Shelton

Kenny Shelton

Director of Custom Solutions
Farah Velasquez

Farah Velasquez

Community Finance Fellow
Xitlali Ceballos

Xitlali Villa

Community Finance Fellow
Wilda Wong

Wilda Wong

Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications

Who We Are

The MDF team

64%

Women

64%

Black, Indigenous, or people of color

46%

First- or second-generation New Americans