Monica Warren-Jones has been a member for the board of directors of The Community Builders since February 2019. Currently, she serves as the director of capital solutions for the Enterprise DC Mid-Atlantic Office. With 20 years of experience in real estate finance and development she supports nonprofit and for- profit partners by providing strategic solutions using Enterprise products and services including debt, equity and new markets tax credits for development and preservation of sustainable housing and community facilities. Monica also evaluates eligible nonprofit organizations for receipt of federal capacity building grants that will support increased production of housing and community facilities on behalf of low- and moderate-income households.
Monica has participated in or led presentations, panel discussions and webinars on multifamily finance and community development finance on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Department Insurance Corporation, Urban Land Institute, and myriad local government housing officials in effort to share best practices. She has also served as a testifier at key DC government housing and zoning hearings and currently serves as a member of the executive board for Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers, a Washington regional association that provides training and support on behalf of the DC area affordable housing industry.
Through her work at Enterprise, she has generated more than $50 million of lending activity and more than $50 million of investment activity for the creation and preservation of more than 1000 units of housing. As senior lender, she managed the administration of a $28 million preservation loan portfolio sourced via public and private funds.
Prior to Enterprise, Monica served as a vice-president of a non-profit community development firm and prior, as a senior account manager with Fannie Mae where she evaluated real estate investments for large scale, residential projects utilizing low income housing tax credits, conventional debt and/or bond financing.
Monica holds an MPA from Harvard University, an MBA from Boston College, and an undergraduate degree from Howard University. She is previously served as elected member of the DC State Board of Education from 2010 to 2014, and she is a notary public in the District of Columbia.