Lori Chatman

Co-CEO and President (interim), Enterprise Community Partners President, Capital Division

Lori Chatman is Co-CEO and President (interim), Enterprise Community Partners. With over 1,300 employees in cities and regions across the United States, Enterprise has invested $54 billion and created 873,000 homes across all 50 states since 1982. Lori works with a broad array of stakeholders to build on the strength and breadth of Enterprise’s work nationwide.

A visionary leader with more than three decades of experience in affordable housing and community development, Lori Chatman also serves as president of Enterprise’s Capital Division. In this role, Lori manages a $16 billion investment platform – one of the nation’s largest affordable housing finance platforms – with a full suite of equity, debt and tax credit products. 

Since 2004, Lori has served the organization in a number of roles, including as president of Enterprise Community Partners’ community development financial institution (CDFI), Enterprise Community Loan Fund, where she oversaw billions of dollars in affordable housing investments, stewarded $424 million in assets under management, and also headed Enterprise’s $1+ billion New Markets Tax Credit business and Opportunity Zones fund platform. Lori is also an architect and executive sponsor of Equitable Path Forward, Enterprise’s $3.5 billion initiative to address racial inequities in the real estate industry by investing in developers of color through a wide range of capital products, including grants, debt and equity.

Prior to joining Enterprise, Lori was the director of lending for the Calvert Social Investment Foundation (now Calvert Impact Capital), where she managed their portfolio of loans to CDFIs, community development corporations, community service organizations, and international microfinance institutions. 

Lori serves as a board member of Appalachian Community Capital, City First Enterprises, and Hopewell Fund. Lori holds a bachelor’s degree from Howard University. 

For media inquiries, contact Stephen Fee at sfee@enterprisecommunity.org.

Board Position
  • Enterprise Community Investment
  • Enterprise Community Loan Fund (Chair)
Phone Number
410.772.2489
Office Location

Columbia Headquarters
70 Corporate Center
11000 Broken Land Parkway,
Columbia, MD 21044