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David Clower

Chief Investment Officer

 

David G. Clower, Chief Investment Officer, joined RDF as its Chief Credit Officer 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.

He is responsible for executing business strategies and managing the growth of assets under management; and has overseen the organization and growth of the firm’s specialty finance businesses while establishing new investment platforms focused on the US/Mexico Border and Pacific Northwest Regions.

Mr. Clower serves as a Member of the National Trust Community Investment Corporation’s Board of Directors; the Vice Chair of its Audit, Finance & Risk Committee; and a Member of its Investment Committee.  He also serves as a Member of the Black & Hispanic Community Development Advisory Board of Quontic Bank, a Community Development Financial Institution, based in New York City.  Mr. Clower also serves as a Member, Treasurer, and Secretary of the Phoenix Conservatory of Music’s Board of Directors.   He 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.  Mr. Clower is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Candidate.

Accomplishments:

  • 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
  • Serves as Member, Treasurer and Secretary on the Phoenix Conservatory of Music’s Board of Directors
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Candidate