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Meet The Team

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Gregory Dyson

Position: Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 202-464-2704
Email: gdyson@ncrc.org

Gregory Dyson is Chief Operating Officer of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC). Gregory is an accomplished senior executive who brings more than 20 years of executive leadership and management responsibility, previously serving as chief operating officer at the American Nurses Association (ANA) Enterprise and senior vice president and chief operating officer of ICMA Retirement Corporation, a Washington, DC-based retirement services provider. He is a fierce advocate for financial wellness, health equity, wealth building and an inclusive community. He has a keen understanding of the intersection of human capital, financial capital and programs to advance the work of nonprofit entities.

He most recently served as chair of the Georgetown Preparatory School board of trustees and is currently a member of the AARP Foundation board of directors, Strathmore Hall Foundation board of directors and Ohio Wesleyan University board of trustees. In 2017, he was awarded the Insignis Medal from Georgetown Preparatory School, the school’s highest honor and in 2015, he received the National Leadership Award from the National Forum of Black Public Administrators.

Gregory is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and received his MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.

Gregory and Avis reside in Olney, MD, and have two adult children, Adam and Alden.

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Gregory Dyson is Chief Operating Officer of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC). Gregory is an accomplished senior executive who brings more than 20 years of executive leadership and management … Gregory Dyson Read More »

Gregory Dyson

Chief Operating Officer
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Adnan Bokhari

Position: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Phone: 202-464-2705
Email: abokhari@ncrc.org

Adnan Bokhari is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and plays a key role in advancing NCRC’s strategic priorities, including building organizational resiliency through the combined power of people and systems.

Adnan is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 20 years of finance and operations experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining NCRC in November 2021, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of the National Immigration Law Center, and the CFO and COO for Prosperity Now; each a nationally recognized movement leader in their respective issue areas of immigrant rights and economic justice. Through decades of experience, Adnan has gained expertise in leading change and garnered a reputation for building resilient organizations.

Adnan has lived experiences as a low-income, asset poor, first-generation immigrant, and is passionate about creating opportunities for others. He was the first Pakistani-American to be elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Golden Key International Honour Society (2016-2020), the world’s largest collegiate honor society. In 2018, Adnan was appointed by Governor Ralph Northam to the Board of the Virginia Community Colleges System (VCCS) overseeing all 23 Community Colleges across the Commonwealth. He also serves on the Boards of the National Housing Trust (NHT) and the Indivisible Project; working to preserve affordable housing and to protect our democracy.

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Adnan Bokhari is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and plays a key role in advancing NCRC’s strategic priorities, including building organizational resiliency through the combined power of people … Adnan Bokhari Read More »

Adnan Bokhari

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Alan Pyke

Position: Director of Communications and Managing Editor
Phone: 202-524-4885
Email: apyke@ncrc.org

Alan Pyke is the Director of Communications and Managing Editor. Alan has worked in non-profit media and communications since 2010. He wrote about the media’s coverage of the 2008 Wall Street crisis at Media Matters and reported on homelessness, racial justice and policing at ThinkProgress from 2010 through 2019, before leaving journalism to join Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign team in Iowa. His communications consulting clients since then include the American Economic Liberties Project and Social Security Works. Alan’s freelance writing on politics, sports, and movies has appeared in The New Republic, Defector, RogerEbert.com, and elsewhere.

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Alan Pyke is the Director of Communications and Managing Editor. Alan has worked in non-profit media and communications since 2010. He wrote about the media’s coverage of the 2008 Wall … Alan Pyke Read More »

Alan Pyke

Director of Communications and Managing Editor
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Alisha Felder

Position: Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services
Phone: 202.524.4881
Email: afelder@ncrc.org

Alisha Felder joined NCRC in May 2022. She leads the day-to-day operations for the HR and Administrative Services department. She brings over fifteen years of experience in the areas of human resources, finance, operations and administration in both the nonprofit and private sectors. She has worked in a senior management capacity with The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, The National Association of State Workforce Agencies, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association and Reiter and Hill, PLLC. In her recent previous role as an Operations Director, Alisha established and led the company’s first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion task force which identified internal inequities. Alisha enjoys participating in professional development activities and trainings. As a local and nationally recognized HR leader, Alisha has worked with business leaders and executive teams in transforming culture, improving HR strategy and implementing workplace programs and DEI trainings. Alisha is passionate about sustaining an equitable and inclusive work environment. As a native Washingtonian, she enjoys volunteering in her community and organizing philanthropic endeavors.

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Alisha Felder joined NCRC in May 2022. She leads the day-to-day operations for the HR and Administrative Services department. She brings over fifteen years of experience in the areas of … Alisha Felder Read More »

Alisha Felder

Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services
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Redlining and Neighborhood Health

Before the pandemic devastated minority communities, banks and government officials starved them of capital.

Lower-income and minority neighborhoods that were intentionally cut off from lending and investment decades ago today suffer not only from reduced wealth and greater poverty, but from lower life expectancy and higher prevalence of chronic diseases that are risk factors for poor outcomes from COVID-19, a new study shows.

The new study, from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) with researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health and the University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab, compared 1930’s maps of government-sanctioned lending discrimination zones with current census and public health data.

Table of Content

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Redlining, the HOLC Maps and Segregation
  • Segregation, Public Health and COVID-19
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion and Policy Recommendations
  • Citations
  • Appendix

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