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Priscilla Almodovar is the chief executive officer of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., a national nonprofit that improves communities and people’s lives by making well-designed homes affordable and connected to opportunity across the United States. Enterprise has remained a leader in innovative neighborhood solutions and community development financial products for over 35 years, having invested $43.6 billion to create or preserve 585,000 affordable homes. A former trustee of Enterprise Community Partners, Priscilla joined Enterprise as CEO in September 2019. She also serves as chair of the Enterprise Community Investment board of directors.
Priscilla works with partners, funders, investors, residents and employees to build on the strength and breadth of Enterprise’s work nationwide. Under her leadership, Enterprise will embark on its next strategic planning process, while continuing to strengthen our long-standing commitment to healthy communities through ground-breaking programs, like Health Begins with Home, racial equity initiatives and industry-leading impact investment tools and resources tailored to communities across the country.
She joins Enterprise from JPMorgan Chase, where, as a managing director, she led two national real estate businesses for their commercial bank, one in commercial real estate and the other in community development. In these roles, she led teams of real estate professionals responsible for partnering with for-profit and nonprofit entities, local and state governments and other organizations to finance projects across the country. As head of Chase’s community development group, Priscilla was instrumental in JPMorgan Chase’s award-winning commitment to support Detroit’s economic recovery.
Prior to joining JP Morgan Chase, Priscilla was the president and CEO of New York state's housing finance and mortgage agencies, where she is credited with transforming the way they worked and linking them with health care and economic development agencies, in addition to leading them during the Great Recession. New York state was the largest issuer of state housing bonds in the country all three years of her tenure. Priscilla has also served as the co-chair of the New York State Health Innovation Council, an advisory body of the New York State Department of Health, and previously led health care, housing, environmental and criminal justice policy for a gubernatorial campaign.
Priscilla is among the very top Latinas in U.S. business today. Fortune named her one of the “50 Most Powerful Latinas,” and Hispanic Business named her one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics” and one of their “25 US Corporate Elites.” She has also received special recognition by the United Hospital Fund for her work to create stable, healthy communities. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University and a J.D. from Columbia University.