Jesse Elton serves as director of finance for The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB) in Boston, a position she has held since 2018. Elton leads TCB’s finance team, a group of five within TCB’s Development department that is dedicated to structuring financially sustainable developments that promote TCB’s mission. The finance team brings financial expertise to support TCB’s development pipeline and portfolio management activities and manages relationships with financial partners.
Elton began her career in development at nonprofit housing developer BRIDGE Housing Corporation in San Francisco, and later worked at Local Initiatives Support Corporation as a national housing lender and technical assistance provider. She joined TCB as a finance project manager in 2014.
Elton holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. from Haverford College.