Andrea Levere

Andrea Levere

Andrea Levere has led the Corporation for Enterprise Development as its president since 2004. In 2013, President Obama appointed Ms. Levere to the National Cooperative Bank’s Board of Directors.

Andrea Levere has led the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) as its president since 2004. CFED is a private nonprofit organization with the mission of building assets and expanding economic opportunity for low-income people and disadvantaged communities through financial inclusion, matched savings, entrepreneurship, and affordable housing.

CFED operates a comprehensive public policy program to build and protect assets at the local, state and federal levels, and produces the nationally recognized Assets and Opportunity Scorecard. CFED coordinates the Assets & Opportunity Network, comprised of nearly 2,000 General Members and 90 Network Leaders who advocate for asset-development and asset-protection policies at the municipal and state levels. It also manages the Taxpayer Opportunity Network, which represents over 800 providers of community tax preparation services.

In 2015, CFED launched the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative to address racial wealth inequality in a more comprehensive and targeted manner and the Campaign for Every Kid’s Future to ensure every child in the nation has a savings account by 2025.

Currently, Ms. Levere serves as the Chair of ROC USA (Resident Owned Communities USA), a national social venture that converts manufactured home parks into resident owned cooperatives. She is a member of the FDIC’s Committee on Economic Inclusion, Morgan Stanley’s Community Development Advisory Board, Capital One’s Community Advisory Council, and JPMC’s Consumer Advisory Council. In 2013, President Obama appointed Ms. Levere to the National Cooperative Bank’s (NCB) Board of Directors.

Ms. Levere holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and an MBA from Yale University.

Andrea Levere

Contributing Articles

Crossing the Great Divide: Building Assets and Wealth for All

“But it’s all right, ‘cause it’s all white…I ain’t talking about rich, I’m talking about wealth.” – Chris Rock, 2004 This blog post is part of the series “Closing the Racial Gaps: Together We Can,” which highlights efforts across the United States that show promise for closing racial opportunity gaps and creating a more equitable future. Sometimes the most vivid truths are …

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