Community Economic Development Fund

Board of Directors

CEDF Foundation

The CEDF Foundation is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization. Its Board of Directors is responsible for general oversight of CEDF as a whole and the oversight of the community development and business advisory activities.


Mark Nolan, Nolan Enterprises Real Estate, Chair
Kim Healey, New Alliance Foundation, Vice Chair
Frank Mac Hugh, Webster Bank, Secretary
William Callion, Jr., Stamford Public Safety, Health & Welfare (retired), Treasurer


  • Ana Alfaro, Eversource
  • Pastor Jean - Lubin Beaucejour, Meriden Community Representative
  • Art Casavant, People’s United Bank
  • Reverend Bonita Grubbs, Christian Community Action
  • Kerry Kelley, CT Office of Policy & Management
  • Thomas Malloy, Altus Multinational Group, LLC
  • Pastor Carl McCluster, Bridgeport Community Representative
  • Ted Murphy, Connecticut Innovations
  • Commissioner Jorge L. Perez, CT Department of Banking

CEDF Corporation

The CEDF Corporation is organized as a for-profit entity. All of the stock of the Corporation is owned by the Foundation. The Corporation Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing lending and investment activities, which are carried out through limited liability companies managed by the Corporation.


David Cantor, Liberty Bank, Chair
Robert Saracino, Bank of America, Secretary
Gerson DaSilva, Webster Bank, Treasurer


  • Jerri Bonnell, People’s United Bank
  • Jessica Cabanillas, CT Office of Policy & Management
  • Robert Dellatorre, KeyBank
  • Patty Dyer-Powers, Citizens Bank
  • Glenn Geathers, Hartford Community Representative
  • Michael Levinson, Wells Fargo
  • Joseph Morrissey, Union Savings Bank
  • Dawn Reshen-Doty, Beney Enterprises, Inc., Community Representative
  • Rodney Thomas, Stamford Community Representative
  • Carolyn Welch, Wallingford Community Representative
  • Cornell Wright, The Parker Wright Group, Inc., Community Representative

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