Annie Donovan is President & CEO of Raza Development Fund’s President & CEO. Donovan has decades of experience driving impact investing strategies to spur economic opportunity and revitalize communities. She served in the White House Office of Social Innovation and the Council on Environmental Quality. She served as the Director of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, where she directed a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of programs aimed at improving access to capital for disinvested communities across the country. She has held top executive positions at Capital Impact Partners (now Momentus Capital), and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), where she worked to propel these organizations to greater levels of growth and impact.
Annie has also been a thought leader and a board member of many of the highest performing organizations in the community development sector. She has published papers and articles for the National Academy for Public Administration, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Forbes, the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, and the Milken Review. She has an undergraduate degree in Economics and an MBA in Finance.