Annie Donovan


Annie Donovan is Chief Operating Officer for NCB Capital Impact. She currently plays a leadership role in strategy formation, product innovation, policy and capital development for NCB Capital Impact. Prior to that, Ms. Donovan managed NCB Capital Impact’s commercial lending teams, which provide financial services to cooperative businesses and community based organizations across the United States. She has been with NCB Capital Impact since 1993, and has been working in the field of community and cooperative development for nearly 20 years, including service in the U.S. Peace Corps. Current and past board membership includes the Washington Area Community Investment Fund, Cooperative Development Services, Cooperative Development Foundation, The ICA Group, Frontier Natural Products, New Markets Tax Credit Coalition and H Street Main Street. Past and present advisory roles include the National Congress for Community Economic Development and Wall Street Without Walls. Ms. Donovan has an undergraduate degree in Economics and an MBA in Finance.

"What I care most about is breaking the cycle of poverty so that everyone has the opportunity to know who they are, to be their best selves, and to contribute to society."

Author's Articles

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To be successful in today's competitive, global economy, you can't just be good at what you do. You have to be excellent. Natural food cooperatives are keenly aware of this.

078 September - October - 1998 January 9, 2004

It's a new century -- is it time to reshape cooperative identity?

087 March - April - 2000 January 8, 2004