CNIMFG staff works in tandem with a volunteer team of board members to provide a cultural cross-section of expertise and community representation. The Group is led by an independent board of seven seasoned banking, finance and community development professionals. All loans are approved and recommended by a separate seven member loan committee consisting of individuals with strong lending and small business backgrounds. CNIMFG follows board approved Credit, Collections and Privacy Policies.

Board Members

Michael Kelly, Chair – Chairman, FBOP Corporation
Willard Payton, Vice Chair – Pastor, New Birth Church of God in Christ; Board Chair, Teamwork Englewood
Randolph Kurtz, Secretary – Chairman, Ascendance Capital
Kimberlie Jackson – Community Partner
Kristin Faust – President, Neighborhood Housing Services
Diahann Sinclair – Director, Planning and Development, St. Bernard Hospital; Teamwork Englewood
Louis Leonardi – Executive Vice President, The Beverly Bank and Trust, A Wintrust Bank
Eva Brown – Vice President, Government and Community Relations, Regional Community Development Manager, U.S. Bank

Loan Committee

Lou Leonardi, III, Committee Chairman – Executive Vice President, The Beverly Bank and Trust, a Wintrust Bank
Bryce Skriba – Assistant Vice President, Evergreen Bank Group
Stephen Forde – Commercial Banking, Republic Bank
Phillip Greiner – Vice President, First Midwest Bank
Zuri Maiden – Relationship Associate, Wells Fargo Bank
John Bodnar – Former Commercial Lender
T. Toni Hunter -Treasury Management Sales and Strategy Specialist, Urban Partnership Bank
Christopher Manley -Commercial Lending Officer, First Eagle Bank

CNIMFG Lending Staff

Erica L. King, Vice President, Lending
eking@cnigroup.org | (773) 341-2072

Kevin Davenport, Associate Loan Officer
mmeduga@cnigroup.org | (773) 341-2062

Maria Meduga, Account Manager
mmeduga@cnigroup.org | (773) 341-2070

General Inquiries should be sent to:

Loan Support Staff
Loans@cnimfg.org | (773) 341-2060