Nancy O. Andrews
President and CEO, Low Income Investment Fund
Nancy Andrews is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF). LIIF is a $600 million Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that has invested over $700 million in community projects. LIIF s investments have leveraged $5 billion in private capital for poor communities in 26 states across the U.S. Ms. Andrews career spans 30 years in the community development field. In addition to her work at LIIF, Ms. Andrews serves on numerous boards and committees of community development and environmental organizations, including Housing Partnership Network, National Low Income Housing Coalition and Center for International Forestry Research. She is a recognized expert on the challenges facing America s neighborhoods and is frequently asked to testify before Congress and speak at conferences and events. Previously, Ms. Andrews served as the Deputy Director of the Ford Foundation’s Office of Program Related Investments, where she assisted in the management of a $130 million social investment portfolio. She also designed and launched the foundation s housing policy program, which focused on national housing and capital market issues. Following her tenure at the Ford Foundation, Ms. Andrews was the Chief Financial Officer of the International Water Management Institute, a World Bank supported development organization with offices in ten countries. Ms. Andrews has also been an independent consultant specializing in community development, social investment programs, financial analysis and housing policy. During the Clinton administration, she consulted for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to restructure the $18 billion multi-family mortgage portfolio and for the Department of Treasury to establish the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. Ms. Andrews received an M.S. in Urban Planning with a concentration in Real Estate Finance from Columbia University.