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Ellis Carr on Systemic Barriers & Racial Equity

SOCAP Global May 30, 2020

Racial Equity Video Series | Ellis Carr on Systemic Barriers & Racial Equity

Ellis Carr: Systemic Barriers & Racial Equity

Ellis Carr, President & CEO of Capital Impact Partners, explores the history of institutionalized racism.


Ellis Carr has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services and mortgage industries. Mr. Carr served as Capital Impact’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from July 2012 until his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2016. Prior to joining Capital Impact, he held various positions in the investments, capital markets, strategy, and corporate finance areas within Freddie Mac and in fixed income fund management both domestically and abroad at Deutsche Bank. Mr. Carr is an Aspen Institute Finance Leader Fellow; serves on Morgan Stanley’s Community Development Advisory Board; is the Board Chair for Martha’s Table; and Board Treasurer for HPN (the Housing Partnership Network). In 2015, he was recognized as one of the “Top 40 under 40” business executives by the Washington Business Journal. Mr. Carr graduated from Towson University with an undergraduate degree in accounting, and from Georgetown University with a master’s degree in real estate with a concentration in finance.

Equity and Inclusion / Sustainable Development
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