Chief Executive Officer, Midwest Community Development Entity
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Chief Executive Officer
Location: Des Moines, IA (some flexibility)
Firm: Our client is a well-established rural Community Development Entity (CDE) which has a focus on providing employment opportunities and wealth creation for low-income rural persons and residents of low-income and financially distressed rural communities. Through successful deployments of New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC), they've attracted capital to a variety of dynamic rural business projects and ventures.
Opportunity: The Chief Executive Officer will have a chance to leave a true, lasting imprint on the organization. The envisioned CEO will be a self-starter who excels in networking and outreach. They will spearhead several processes, including deal solicitation, screening, due diligence, analysis, identifying loans/investments and understanding complex financial transactions. Will be a key interactor with capital providers, influential consultants, and project sponsors. Most importantly, they must share in the vision of the CDE: assisting rural communities.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and at least 10 years experience in accounting, finance, or commercial lending. Prefer a Master's Degree in business or CFA designation and 10 years experience in transactional/analytical environment. Understanding of deal structuring and underwriting highly preferred. Must be a highly motivated, deeply committed person who can work well both independently and with a team; must be able to communicate well with others. Highly prefer New Markets Tax Credits and rural economic development experience.
For more information, please contact Brian Love at (610) 994-1786 or at email@example.com.