Annie Donovan is Chief Operating Officer of Local Initiatives Support Corporation.
Immediately prior, she was a Senior Fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact and
Innovation at Georgetown University and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Community
Investment at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Annie’s distinguished career in community
development and impact investing includes serving as Director of the U.S. Department of the
Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). Prior positions
include CEO of CoMetrics, Inc; Senior Policy Advisor to the White House from 2012-2013,
working collaboratively with the Office of Social Innovation and the Council on Environmental
Quality; and Chief Operating Officer of Capital Impact Partners, a certified CDFI.
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 and was a contributor to the upcoming Surgeon General Report on
Community Health and Economic Prosperity. She has an undergraduate degree in Economics
and an MBA in Finance.