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Our Team

Jeannine Jacokes, Chief Executive Officer

Jeannine Jacokes was appointed Executive Director of Partners for the Common Good in May 2001. During her tenure, Ms. Jacokes managed the transition of PCG from a limited partnership to an independent nonprofit organization. She has built the loan fund from a startup organization to a $20 million loan fund. She brings to PCG a wealth of experience working with Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and banks across the United States. She served for more than six years as a senior member of the management team at the U.S. Department of the Treasury's CDFI Fund. Created by an act of Congress in 1994, the Fund has become the nation's leading investor and funder of community-based financial intermediaries and traditional banks and thrifts engaged in development finance activities. Ms. Jacokes played a leadership role in designing and implementing the Fund's programs and establishing the systems for its operations.  Ms. Jacokes came to the CDFI Fund after serving as a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. During her five years at the Committee, she played a key role in drafting many of the laws that currently govern the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's programs, as well as monitoring and providing oversight of Federal regulatory agencies that administer laws which impact the availability of credit in underserved markets. Contact Jeannine at 202.689.8935 ext. 222 or jacokesj@pcgloanfund.org.

Carla Mannings, Chief Program Development Officer

Carla Mannings is the Chief Program 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, and other program initiatives. Prior to joining PCG, Ms. Mannings served as a Relationship Manager for NeighborWorks America where she advised Executive leadership of non-profit organizations located throughout the Southeast region of the United States. Other positions include serving as a Commercial Real Estate Loan Officer for Community Housing Capital where Ms. Mannings worked closely with borrowers across the nation through loan origination, underwriting and by providing project based technical assistance. Additionally, Ms. Mannings spent over 20 years in the banking industry, primarily with Wells Fargo Bank. Prior positions include Senior Commercial Loan Underwriter, Private Banking Underwriter as well as Management Consultant in the Commercial and Finance divisions of the bank. Ms. Mannings hold a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University and a Masters of Business Administration from Brenau University. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, exploring the arts and volunteering in her community. Contact Carla at 202.689.8935 ext. 230 or manningsc@pcgloanfund.org.

Eliza Ginn, Information Technology Manager

As the Information Technology Manager, Eliza Ginn is responsible for ensuring the salesforce database, websites and other information systems meet staff and business needs. In addition she supports the CapNexus platform. Prior to working at PCG in this capacity, Eliza was in charge of marketing and membership at the Maine Island Trail Association, the Development and Marketing Associate at PCG, and has consulted for many for and non-profit organizations, including LISC and Coastal Enterprises building websites and assisting in marketing and fundraising. Eliza received her BA in Sociology and Anthropology from Lewis and Clark College. Contact Eliza at 207.653.1266 or ginne@pcgloanfund.org.