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

Eva Brown, Chair – Vice President, Regional Community Development Manager, U.S. Bank
Bishop Willard Payton,Vice Chair – Pastor,New Birth COGIC;Teamwork Englewood
Louis Leonardi III, Secretary-Executive Vice President, The Beverly Bank & Trust (Wintrust Bank)
Michael Kelly, Chair – Chairman, FBOP Corporation
Kimberlie Jackson – Community Partner
Diahann Sinclair – Director of Operations, St. Bernard Hospital; Teamwork Englewood
Larry Reed – Founder and Principal,Soul of Finance; Global Strategist
Amiel B Harper, Esq – Founder and Principal, Morpheus Consultancy, LLC
Dr. Amara Enyia, Director – Strategist, Social Innovation and Social Impact Professional

Loan Committee

Lou Leonardi,III, Chairman – Executive Vice President, The Beverly Bank & Trust (Wintrust Bank)
Bryce Skriba – Assistant Vice President Commercial Loans, Parkway Bank and Trust
Stephen Forde – Vice President, Commercial Loans, Republic Bank of Chicago
Phillip Greiner – Vice President, Commercial Banking, First Midwest Bank
John Bodnar – Commercial Loan Officer, Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF)
Oksana Sevic – VP/Principal Commercial Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Brad Mayer – Vice President, First Eagle Bank
Karl Riley,II – Vice President, Small Business Community Lender, Fifth Third Bank
Sharnell Curtis-Martin – Community Development Relationship Manager, CIBC
Chris Sweetland – Senior Vice President, Huntington Bank

CNIMFG Lending and Support Staff

Erica L. King, President

Hunter Beck, Loan Officer

Natosha Johnson, Development and Communications Director

Maria Meduga, Account Manager

General Inquiries should be sent to:

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