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January 29, 2013

Ron Phillips Receives 2013 Ned Gramlich Award for Responsible Finance

CEI President & CEO Ron Phillips (below) is the recipient of the 2013 Ned Gramlich Award for Responsible Finance. Presented by Opportunity Finance Network, the award is the highest individual honor in the community development financial institution (CDFI) industry. Read his acceptance speech, which highlights four key challenges for CDFIs. Read more about the award.

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