New York Coalition of CDFIs Statewide Conference
The New York CDFI Fund: Building Support to Build Communities
Thursday, May 8, 2008 | 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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Introductory Presentation - CDFIs in New York: What We Do, Who We Help
| 11:00 a.m.
Rafael O. Morales, Federation Public Affairs Officer / NY Coalition of CDFIs Coordinator (New York, NY)
| 11:05 a.m.
||Overview of the CDFI Movement: Where We’ve Come, Where We’re Going
Clifford N. Rosenthal, Federation President / CEO (New York, NY)
| 11:30 a.m.
||Legislative Support for CDFIs
Darryl C. Towns, New York State Assemblyman (Brooklyn, NY)
Peter Edman, Director Senate Banks Committee, New York State Senate (Albany, NY)
| 12:00 p.m.
||The State of the Federal CDFI Fund
Donna Gambrell, Director, U.S. Treasury Department CDFI Fund (Washington, DC)
| 12:35 p.m.
| 1:00 p.m.
||Recognition of Conference Sponsors
Stacey Cooper, Senior Vice President, Capital One Bank (New York, NY)
Brian Segel, First Vice-President, Community Development Finance, HSBC Bank USA, NA (New York, NY)
| 1:15 p.m.
||Landscape of Economic Development and Consumer Finance in New York
Kirsten Keefe, Staff Attorney, Empire Justice Center (Albany, NY)
Louis Kilkenny, Director of Lending, Neighborhood Housing Services of New York (New York, NY)
Sarah Ludwig, Co-Director, Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (New York, NY)
Moderator: Ron Deutsch, Executive Director, New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness (Albany, NY)
| 2:15 p.m.
||The Impact of CDFIs on New York’s Economy
Lee Beaulac, Senior VP, Community and Economic Development, Rural Opportunities (Rochester, NY)
Tristram Coffin, President and CEO, Alternatives FCU (Ithaca, NY)
Gina Harman, President and CEO, ACCION NY (New York, NY)
Moderator: Bob Radliff, Executive Director, Capital District Community Loan Fund (Albany, NY)
| 3:15 p.m.
||New York City’s Office of Financial Empowerment: Expanding the Role of CDFIs
Cathie Mahon, Exec. Director & Associate Commissioner, NYC Department of Consumer Affairs’ Office of Financial Empowerment (New York, NY)
| 4:15 p.m.
||Empire State Development: Supporting New York’s Economy Through CDFIs
Jennifer McCormick, Vice President Policy & Programs, Empire State Development Corp. (Albany, NY)
| 4:30 p.m.
||Roundtable Discussion with Empire State Development
| 5:30 p.m.
||Conference adjourns; reception to follow