The Board of Directors is charged with overseeing the direction of the credit union and representing the interests of the members. These volunteers are experienced professionals who offer their skills and insight to guide the organization toward its goals.
The Board is elected by the membership during the credit union’s annual meeting. Representatives serve a three-year term.
|Ivye Allen||Foundation for the Mid-South|
|Robert Gibbs||Gibbs Travis PLLC|
|Alice Graham||The Backbay Mission|
|David Jackson||Delta Housing Development Corp.|
|George Penick||St. Andrews Episcopal School|
|Austin Porter||Porter Law Firm|
|Brenda Richard-Montgomery||Secure Patient Delivery, LLC|
|Carol Spencer||Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, Retired|
|Emily Trenholm||Community Development Council of Greater Memphis|
|Neddie Winters||Mission Mississippi|
Through the first three quarters of 2014, HOPE has closed over 1,100 loans to support members with the purchase of automobiles, the building of credit and alternatives to payday lending.
HOPE Mortgage Originator Glynniece Smith, a graduate of NOLA’s McDonogh 42, holds a painting the school’s student presented to HOPE. Note that the owl, the school’s mascot, is carrying an olive branch just like the HOPE dove! New Orleans, LA (August 19, 2015) – Hope Enterprise Corporation (HOPE) celebrated the re-opening of McDonogh 42, a charter school located in New Orleans’ 7th Ward following significant damage incurred from Hurricane Katrina. Through the New Markets Tax Credit Program, HOPE provided $6 million in financing for the school’s $23 million rehabilitation.