Ann Cameron

Welcome Ann Cameron, Interim President

Community Vision is thrilled to welcome Ann Cameron who will serve as our Interim President as our search continues for a permanent new leader. Ann will be a familiar face to many, serving on Community Vision’s Board of Directors for nearly 15 years, many as the Board Chair. Over the years, Ann has also chaired the Loan and Resource Development Committees of the Board, as well as playing other roles. With more than 30 years of experience in senior management, Ann has successfully led several high-impact teams working in commercial lending, branch banking, and private banking for high net worth clients. She has also served on numerous nonprofit boards over the years, including clients of Community Vision.

“I’m thrilled to re-engage with Community Vision at this pivotal moment in its history,” she said. “I plan to offer stable leadership at Community Vision through next year.” Ann is currently dedicating time to meeting Community Vision supporters and investors, and is working with the Board and management team to advance a number of new programs and organizational development initiatives. If you would like to schedule a time to meet with Ann, please contact Crystal at crystale@communityvisionca.org.

Catherine Howard

Catherine Howard Promoted to Senior Vice President of Programs

Community Vision is also pleased to announce that Catherine Howard has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Programs and will oversee Community Vision’s Lending, Consulting, and Strategic Initiatives departments. Cat is a stalwart of both Community Vision and the CDFI industry. Cat started here as an intern in 1997. Since then, she has advanced through the organization in various positions, most recently leading our Strategic Initiatives team overseeing emerging programs, place-based efforts, public policy, and much more. She has more than 20 years of experience in program development and CDFI lending, particularly affordable housing and food systems investment.

“The products and services offered by Community Vision are integral to promoting stable communities,” said Howard. “That significance motivates me to really push the boundaries of our programs and do more to promote economic equity for communities on the margins of opportunity.”

If you would like to connect with Catherine, please email her at choward@communityvisionca.org.