Born and raised in New York, Valerie White is Senior Executive Director of LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) NY where she is responsible for leading the expansion strategy promoting LISC's statewide efforts to create an economic and community development ecosystem addressing deep-rooted systemic inequities. She has over 30 years of experience across private, public, and non-profit sectors. Before joining LISC NYC in April 2020, she was Executive Vice President at Empire State Development Corporation (ESD), as well as Executive Director of the New York State Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development. Previously, she was Vice President at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and managing director at Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P). In addition to her extensive professional experience, she also serves as an advisory board member for the Fordham Urban Law Center and as a director on the Fordham Law Alumni Association. In recent year she has also broadened her scope of impact knowledge sharing with groups such as United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa).

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