Mark Kaufman is the CEO of the Neighborhood Impact Investment Fund. A lifelong Baltimorean, Mark was most recently Executive Vice President at City First Bank, a Community Development Financial Institution with a 25 year history of providing mission-oriented capital in DC, Maryland and Virginia, and President of the bank’s non-profit holding company. Previously, he served as Counselor to the Deputy Treasury Secretary in the Obama Administration with responsibility for domestic finance issues for three years and as Maryland’s Commissioner of Financial Regulation for five years in the wake of the financial crisis. At the conclusion of his service, he was named Maryland’s Consumer Advocate of the Year by the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition. In addition to his work in government, Mark has over 15 years of finance experience as an investment banker in Baltimore, with Alex. Brown & Sons and various successor entities. He is a Trustee and Director of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, a board member of the Jacob K Javits Foundation and a member of the Affordable Housing Advisory Council of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta.