ACC HIRES CHIEF LENDING AND IMPACT OFFICER
ACC is pleased to announce that Julia J. Parker has joined Appalachian Community Capital as its Chief Lending and Impact Officer (CLIO).
The CLIO is a member of the executive team and has overall responsibility for ACC’s lending program and continued innovation. Primary responsibilities include: meeting annual lending goals; developing strategies to meet identified investment gaps in ACC’s service area; designing and implementing new and updated financial products and services that are responsive to the needs of clients; and maintaining loan and grant policies and systems.
This is a remote position serving the Appalachian Region, which includes the entire state of West Virginia and portions of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Ms. Parker has extensive knowledge of and experience in economic development, small business lending, impact investing, and supporting underserved and diverse communities and populations.