David G. Clower, RDF’s Executive Vice President for Strategic Investments, previously served as RDF’s Chief Investment Officer and its Chief Credit Officer. He joined in 2010 with over 20 years of commercial and investment banking experience across commercial real estate, venture-debt, private equity, alternative and socially responsible, impact investment platforms.
In his current role, David is responsible for concepting new strategic initiatives; and designing, vetting, and commercializing innovative and scalable community development financial products and services including the establishment of a mission-driven, third-party asset management platform.
Mr. Clower currently serves as the Vice Chair of the National Trust Community Investment Corporation (“NTCIC”); Chair of its Audit, Finance & Risk Committee; and Member of its Investment Committee. He also serves as Chairman of the Community Development Advisory Board for Quontic Bank, New York-based, CDFI depository, as Vice Chair of the Phoenix Conservatory of Music’s Board of Directors and is a member of the Petros Community Impact Fund Board of Directors.
Mr. Clower previously served as an Executive Committee Member of the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition’s Board of Directors, the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Community Advisory Board, and the Association of Latino Professionals for America – Phoenix Chapter Corporate Advisory Board.
He is a multi-national with dual citizenship in the United States and México. He studied Applied Economics at the University of San Francisco; Commercial Real Estate Finance at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Strategic Business Leadership at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
- Served as Executive Committee Member of the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition’s Board of Directors
- Served on the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Community Advisory Board
- Served on the Association of Latino Professionals for America – Phoenix Chapter Corporate Advisory Board