Community development finance has yet to find a truly effective way to use technology as an enabler of systems-level impact. Here at Grantbridge, we believe we have the right vision to create a platform that will lead to lasting, positive change.
The Grantbridge team has extensive expertise in regulatory compliance, community development, and big data analytics. We are passionate about identifying innovative ways for funders to access CRA-eligible workforce development and small business development opportunities.
Whether you represent the funding community, including financial institutions, foundations, local, state and federal government, or a non-profit organization, a real estate development firm, or a small business, Grantbridge seeks to support, partner, and create positive, meaningful value with you.
Chris serves as a CEO of Grantbridge. In this capacity, he oversees all functions within Grantbridge, with a particular emphasis on community development strategy, CRA compliance, and community relations. He is also responsible for identifying and securing institutional partners for Grantbridge's development partners. Chris has overseen the acquisition of over $2 million in retail and residential properties in Baltimore and supported many minority-owned businesses.
Prior to founding Grantbridge, Chris was an associate at Promontory Financial Group and Radicle Impact Partners.
Chris is from Baltimore, Maryland and resides in Palo Alto. Chris is a second year MBA candidate at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and graduate of the Robert H. Smith Business School at the University of Maryland with degrees in Accounting and Operations Management.
Drew serves as CTO of Grantbridge. In this capacity, Drew works closely with our partner organizations on product development and data analysis. Drew is also responsible for deploying machine learning to support our bank partners in meeting their CRA compliance needs in innovative ways.
Drew is currently a PhD student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering.
Drew is from Baltimore, Maryland and has earned a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University.
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