Owen has over 5 years of experience in real estate and community development finance. At Community Vision, he underwrites and sources real estate and working capital loans. Prior to this, he provided economic and financial consulting services to local nonprofits and municipalities, and spent time working and researching in Ecuador, South Africa, and Cuba. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Davidson College and Masters of Planning in Economic Development and Masters of Public Administration from the University of Southern California. Owen serves on the Board of Directors of the Richmond Art Center and is fluent in Spanish.