Former President and CEO, Low Income Investment Fund
San Francisco, CA
Nancy O. Andrews was most recently the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), a community development organization working in 31 states, with $2.2 billion invested in poor neighborhoods. Under her leadership, LIIF grew from $35 million to $1 billion in assets.
As a thought leader in the industry, Nancy’s work influenced federal policy, including the creation of the Capital Magnet Fund, and led to capital innovations, such as outcomes-based investments like Equity with a Twist. Her most recent book is titled Investing in What Works for America’s Communities: Essays on People, Place, and Purpose.
Nancy’s career spans 40 years in community development. In addition to her work at LIIF, Ms. Andrews has served on numerous boards and committees of community development and environmental organizations, including Bank of America’s National Community Advisory Council, Morgan Stanley’s Community Development Advisory Committee, Capital One’s Community Advisory Council, the National Housing Law Project, Rail~Volution and the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council. She is also involved in international development and has served on the Boards of the Center for International Tropical Agriculture, the Center for International Forestry Research and the International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology. She is frequently asked to testify before Congress and speak at conferences and events.
Prior to LIIF, Nancy worked in the Clinton administration Departments of Treasury and Housing and Urban Development. She served as the Deputy Director of the Ford Foundation’s social investment portfolio.