Ms. Latimer-Nelligan’s career has been devoted to providing capital for community development projects. As president of LIIF, a national Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that supports healthy families and communities by investing in affordable housing, childcare, education, health care, healthy foods, and other community-based projects. She is responsible for implementing LIIF’s strategy and grow its business, including overseeing LIIF’s lending activities and programmatic growth and development of new lines of business. Ms. Latimer-Nelligan joined LIIF in 2008 and previously served as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of LIIF and was responsible for overseeing LIIF’s community investment programs, including $518 million of New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation.
Prior, Ms. Latimer-Nelligan previously managed a $3.5 billion business of national lending and investments within Citibank Community Development. At Citibank, she served as the Managing Director of National Lending and Investments, overseeing a $3 billion business within Citibank Community Development. During Ms. Latimer-Nelligan’s 20-year career at Citibank, she led the consolidation of Citi’s national lending, structured finance and equity investments for community development. She also successfully organized and established Citi’s charter school program. Ms. Latimer-Nelligan earned a B.A. in economics from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and an MBA from Columbia University.
In addition to serving on RDF’s Board of Directors, Ms. Latimer-Nelligan serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Community Reinvestment Fund, a national CDFI.