President, Enterprise Community Loan Fund
Lori Chatman is the president of the Enterprise Community Loan Fund and a senior vice president of Enterprise Community Partners. Ms. Chatman oversees the daily operations of the Loan Fund and leads Enterprise’s efforts to raise and deploy capital through large-scale regional and local loan funds. Ms. Chatman joined the Enterprise Community Loan Fund in November 2004 with more than 15 years of progressively responsible experience in the field. Prior to her current position, she was the senior vice president and chief credit officer for the Loan Fund with the responsibility of reviewing and approving loan transactions and overseeing the loan portfolio. Ms. Chatman also was responsible for maintaining credit quality and standards. Before joining the Loan Fund, Ms. Chatman was the director of lending for the Calvert Social Investment Foundation, where she managed the foundation’s $55 million portfolio of loans to community development financial institutions (CDFIs), community development corporations, social services providers and international micro finance institutions. Ms. Chatman also was responsible for delivering a broad menu of portfolio and asset management services under contractual arrangements with a host of institutional investors, including administering a $22 million portfolio of loans funded by these investors. Ms. Chatman began her community development career with NCB Development Corporation (now NCB Capital Impact), a CDFI-like organization located in Washington, D.C. She spent several years as a lender prior to assuming responsibility for the management and strategic direction of the organization’s national lending programs in cooperative affordable housing, charter schools, community health care and community and economic development.