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june, 2020

24jun12:00 pm1:00 pmExpert Chat: Impact Capital Supporting COVID Recovery across VirginiaPartner Event Region:All Virginia Regions,SouthwestEvent Type:Business Development and Outreach Services


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The economic impact of COVID-19 on Virginia localities will not be fully understood for a long time; yet we know it is devastating for many. Come hear investment professionals in Virginia, who work at the intersection of finance and community development, share their insights on financing recovery of local business owners and non-profits. This webinar will offer actionable solutions to supporting recovery efforts underway from the perspective of impact investing. Join the conversation via Zoom.


Caroline Nowery, Vice President, Director of Community Investment
Ms. Nowery is responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with strategic partners and investors who share a passion for the advancement of community development in Virginia.  Ms. Nowery also oversees the measurement, collection and reporting of the social and financial returns to all VCC investors. Additionally, Ms. Nowery is responsible for managing and overseeing third party evaluations by the US Department of Treasury, AERIS and B-labs.  Prior to joining VCC, in 2010, Caroline served for five years as the director of the SBA Women’s Business Center in Richmond.  Caroline is a graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond, LEAD Virginia and currently serves as the immediate past chair of Housing Families First.

Matthew Illian, CFP®, Impact Consultant, VestedIn
Mr. Illian serves as an investment advisor for foundations, family offices and individuals who seek greater impact. His expertise includes affordable housing finance, ESG investing, shareholder activism, tax credit strategies and venture philanthropy.  For the last two years, he has led the Virginia Impact Investing Forum.  Prior to his focus on impact investing, Mr. Illian served as Sr. Wealth Manager for over nine years with a boutique firm in Charlottesville.  He serves as Trustee at the Richmond Memorial Health Foundation and on the Board of the Mercy Health Bon Secours – Richmond Market Hospital System.

Moderator: Christine Mahoney, Professor of Public Policy and Politics and Director, Social Entrepreneurship @ UVA:


(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Ramain GoharBusiness Services Manager - South West(276)-274-9740

101 N. 14th Street, 11th Floor Richmond, VA 23219
1(804) 786-6585