National Achievement Awards

The following awards were presented at the Awards Dinner at the 2016 NCRC Annual Conference on Wednesday, March 29.

Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for the Representative Henry B. Gonzalez Award
The Representative Henry B. Gonzalez Award recognizes the most outstanding government official/agency, member of Congress, or for-profit firm that forges the most effective partnerships with community non-profits and assists them in helping traditionally underserved people build wealth and economic opportunity.  

Shelly Sheehy, Development Consultant, River Cities Development Services, for the Representative James Leach Award
The Representative James Leach Award recognizes the rural non-profit organization that best promotes fair and equal access to credit and capital and contributes the most in its community toward promoting wealth building in traditionally underserved populations.

Moises Loza, Executive Director, Housing Assistance Council for the Senator William Proxmire Award
The Senator William H. Proxmire Award recognizes the individual whose life’s work exemplifies the spirit and work of Senator Proxmire’s contributions to economic mobility. Senator Proxmire was the author and lead sponsor of the Community Reinvestment Act.

National Community Reinvestment Award: Community advocacy groups that participated in securing Community Benefits Agreements from KeyBank, Huntington Bank, and Fifth Third Bank

Accepting and speaking on behalf of these organizations are:
Sr. Barbara Busch, Executive Director, Working In Neighborhoods
Catherine Crosby, Executive Director, City of Dayton Human Relations Council
Thomas Keily, Consumer Data and Research Coordinator, Western New York Center