Meet the Leadership

KEIVA DENNIS
PRESIDENT

Keiva Dennis is a Vice President and Relationship Manager in the Community Development Banking Group at PNC Bank where she covers Western Maryland, Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads. In this role, Ms. Dennis…
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HEATHER RASPBERRY
VICE PRESIDENT

Heather Raspberry is the executive director of HAND, the leading convener, educator, and activator of a nonprofit membership association that collaborates in the preservation and development of affordable housing. Through education…
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DONNA J. GAMBRELL
SECRETARY

Donna J. Gambrell is the longest serving and first African American woman to
be appointed as Director of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). During her tenure from 2007…
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TABITHA ATKINS
TREASURER

At Cross Street Partners/UACD, Tabitha is the VP of the Urban Action Community Development (UACD) and a Senior Advisor for Cross Street Partners’ Financial Advisory Division. In this capacity, Tabitha is part of the team that sources, underwrites, and manages a portfolio of technology incubators, medical facilities, and food distribution facilities…
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MAIA SHANKLIN ROBERTS
GENERAL COUNSEL

Maia Shanklin Roberts has worked in the community development field for over 10 years. She worked with Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, started an educational advocacy and GED Program for disconnected youth ages 16-24 and has led several community-based initiatives, where…
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CARLA MANNINGS
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Carla Mannings is the Chief Business Development Officer at Partners for the Common Good (PCG), where her primary responsibility is to serve in a leadership capacity for program and business development across PCG’s lending program, CapNexus platform, investments, and other program initiatives. Prior to joining PCG…
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MARIE MANN BIBBS
DIRECTOR

Marie Mann Bibbs retired from City First Bank in December 2013. Since then she has launched a specialized consulting practice, Mb2, serving CDFIs and community development banks. At City First she was Executive Vice President, Community Development and President and CEO of City First New Markets Fund II, LLC…
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ALYIA GASKINS
DIRECTOR

A tireless advocate for children and families, Alyia Gaskins works to build healthy, equitable communities. As Assistant Director of Networks and Programs for the Center for Community Investment, she helps communities mobilize resources like land, investment capital, and expertise to expand access to healthy food, affordable…
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Committees

Communications:
Carla Mannings, Partners for the Common Good, Chair
Courtney Battle, HAND
BA Cockburn, Consultant
Kamillah Smith, Community of Hope

Programs:
Alyia Gaskins, Center for Community Investment, Co-Chair

Membership:
Heather Raspberry, HAND, Chair
Sharon Bollers, Enterprise Community Loan Fund
Kia Weatherspoon, Determined By Design