Cathie Mahon oversees all of Inclusiv’s programmatic and investment activities. She is committed to continuing Inclusiv’s role of bridging the credit union movement to the community development field, promoting financial inclusion and identifying and connecting credit unions to unserved and untapped markets and communities.
Ms. Mahon most recently served as Deputy Commissioner at the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs where she started and led the Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE). Ms. Mahon was a co-founder of the CFE Coalition and Fund, and has worked to integrate financial capability programming into municipal service delivery systems. Prior to joining the Department, Ms. Mahon worked as a private consultant on issues of community development, financial empowerment and asset building, launching and directing the Asset Funders Network and serving as a lead researcher for the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. She previously served as a Program Officer and then Director of Policy and Program Development at the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions and served on the Boards of the Lower East Side People’s FCU and Transfiguration Parish FCU. Ms. Mahon has a BA from Duke University and a Master’s of City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.