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LISC Announces New Bay Area Executive Director

Cynthia Wong, VP for Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley, will become the new head of LISC’s Bay Area office. In a message announcing her hire, LISC CEO Maurice Jones noted that Wong, who helped orchestrate LISC’s first bond offering earlier this year, is “a leading national voice on economic opportunity and community growth” and will bring a great depth of experience to the position.

Maurice Jones on... (Episode #5)

Maurice discusses LISC’s role in disaster recovery, particularly providing resources to small businesses.

Smart Fixes for the Bay Area’s Housing Crisis

In a letter to the editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, LISC CEO Maurice Jones urges support for policies and development that can solve the crisis of affordable housing, and housing affordability, in the hot Bay Area market.

Maurice Jones on... (Episode #4)

Maurice reflects on his first year as CEO at LISC in anticipation of the last board meeting of the year.

To Go Full Steam Ahead, Transit-Oriented Development Must Be Inclusive

There’s burgeoning public support for mass transit all across the country. But to create livable neighborhoods along transit corridors that connect people with opportunity demands inclusive transit-oriented development. Our mandate, writes Maurice Jones, CEO of LISC, is to help ensure that everyone benefits from the prosperity coming down the line.