Lyneir Richardson, ’90, Appointed to New Jersey Community Capital Board of Directors

New Jersey Community Capital Announces Lyneir Richardson, Impact Fund Manager, Rutgers Business School Professor and Brookings Institute Fellow, Joins Board of Directors

New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC), the state of New Jersey’s largest community development financial institution (CDFI), today announced Lyneir Richardson joined the organization’s Board of Directors. Richardson is currently an assistant professor at Rutgers University where he leads the Business School’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. He was also recently appointed as a nonresident senior fellow with the Brookings Institution where he’ll lend his expertise to the Brookings Metro program. The news of Richardson’s appointment is joined by the announcement of additional NJCC Board member appointments to specific committees.

“Lyneir brings a wealth of knowledge in equitable investing and program acceleration that will support NJCC through continued expansion and community impact. I’m confident that Lyneir’s expertise and experience working in diverse communities will play a critical role in the strategic guidance of our work to advance inclusive economic growth,” said Bernel Hall, President and CEO of New Jersey Community Capital. “As the new Board officers start their term, I want to thank our 2021-2022 Board Chair, Alle Reis, for her dedication and commitment to NJCC. Alle’s leadership set an excellent example for our next group of officers, and I’m appreciative of all her efforts.”

“I’m thrilled to join Bernel Hall and New Jersey Community Capital’s Board of Directors to support the organization’s mission and contribute to its dynamic and effective programs and services,” Lyneir Richardson said. “There’s always more to be done to make communities in New Jersey and beyond more equitable and accessible, and I’m eager to play a role in that work on this board.”

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