Nancy Andrews is an American citizen who holds an Ms. in Urban Planning with a concentration in Real Estate Finance from Columbia University. Her career spans 30 years in finance and social investment.
From 1998 to March 2018, Ms. Andrews was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF). LIIF is a $1 billion financial institution that invests in social enterprise development and poverty alleviation. LIIF has invested $1.8 billion of its own capital and leveraged $8.7 billion in private capital in poor communities across 31 states in the U.S. and generated $49 billion in benefits for families and societies. LIIF’s primary investors are banks and other regulated financial institutions. She is a recognized expert in finance and social investing.
Previously, Ms. Andrews served as the Deputy Director of the Ford Foundation’s Office of Program Related Investments, where she assisted in the management of a $130 million social investment portfolio. She also designed and launched the foundation’s housing policy program, which focused on national housing and capital market issues.
During the Clinton administration, she consulted for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to restructure the $18 billion multi-family mortgage portfolio, and for the Department of Treasury to establish the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.