IFFhas promoted Executive Vice President Joe Neri to chief executive officer. He succeeds founder Trinita Logue, who will remain president of the Midwest's largest community development financial institution serving solely nonprofits. Neri joined IFF in 1997 to start its real estate consulting business and has managed its lending and real estate consulting operations since 2008. As CEO, he will be in charge of all IFF operations, including finance, research and public policy and communications. Before joining IFF, Neri helped found The Resurrection Project, a community development corporation in Chicago. He has a master's degree in city planning from the University of California at Berkeley and a bachelor's in urban affairs from Grinnell College in Iowa.
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