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NDC is pleased to announce the nomination of John Downs to the NDC Board of Directors. Downs is welcomed to the NDC Board following his retirement from NDC as Central Regional Team Leader.

“John joins a Board that consists of active and engaged leaders” said Robert Davenport, President of NDC “His deep understanding of NDC and the work we do to provide opportunity to economically disadvantaged persons and communities, will allow NDC to continue to carry out our mission”

For over 18 years Downs has acted as the Regional Director for NDC’s Central Team. Under Down’s leadership the central team lead initiatives to direct capital to support the preservation and creation of affordable housing, the creation of jobs through training and small business lending and the promotion of livable communities through investment in social infrastructure. Prior to coming to NDC John worked for the State of North Carolina managing the CDBG and HOME programs.