Tony Brown

Board Member

Neighborhood Lending Partners

Tony Brown is a nationally recognized expert in the field of community development and finance with more than 35 years of development finance experience and proven results. As President and CEO of T. Brown Consulting Group (TBCG), Tony attracts private capital by leveraging tax credit programs and his technical financial skills. These skills help communities, businesses, governments, and lenders devise capital solutions for community development that result in real estate and small business initiatives across the country. Tony’s capital solutions have resulted in over $10 billion in private capital, to flow into underserved areas across America.

As Director of the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund- United States Department of Treasury, Tony successfully implemented the New Markets Tax Credit Program. In this role he supervised the first $6 billion in tax credit authority allocated. He provided regulatory oversight of billions in CDFI Fund assets and measured the impact of the nation’s investments in community development entities and financial institutions. Secretary of Treasury John Snow honored Tony with appreciation for his “Contributions to the effective and efficient operations of the Department of Treasury.”

Tony holds a M.B.A. in Finance and a B.A. in International Affairs and Business from Xavier University.