CIM | Community Investment Management

Meet Our Team

Community Investment Management's (CIM) team is comprised of investment and technology professionals with significant lending, asset management, and fintech expertise. Our investment team has a proven track record to select, underwrite and manage investments of specialty niche lenders in highly fragmented markets with limited data.

Elena Amato

Managing Director, Investments

Elena Amato serves as Managing Director, Investments

Alejandro Arenas

Investment Principal

Alejandro Arenas serves as Investment Principal

Rachel Balmy

Manager, Operations and Investor Relations

Rachel Balmy serves as Manager, Operations and Investor Relations

Bharat Desai

Investment Analyst

Bharat Desai serves as Investment Analyst

Bernhard Eikenberg

Emerging Markets Strategy

Bernhard Eikenberg leads the Emerging Markets strategy

Alison Eskesen

Managing Director, Strategy and Impact Investment

Alison Eskesen serves as Managing Director, Strategy and Impact Investment

Audrey Gordon

Manager, Investments

Audrey Gordon serves as Manager, Investments

Arash Gourtani

Director, Investments and Analytics

Arash Gourtani serves as Director, Investments and Analytics

Jacob Haar

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Jacob Haar serves as Managing Partner and leads investments and operations

Jeff Hilton

Managing Director, Investments and Finance

Jeff Hilton serves as Managing Director, Investments and Finance

Michael Hokenson

Partner, Head of Business Development

Michael Hokenson serves as Partner and leads business development

Fabián León

Investment Analyst

Fabián León serves as Investment Analyst

Dryden Liddle

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer

Dryden Liddle serves as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Peter Matsis

Head of Technology

Peter Matsis serves as Head of Technology

Michael Poole

Managing Director, Investments

Michael Poole serves as Managing Director, Investments

Chin Xing Tan

Manager, Risk & Analytics

Chin Xing Tan serves as a Manager, Risk & Analytics

Dan Uttaro

Director, Operations

Dan Uttaro serves as Director, Operations

Advisory Team

CIM's advisory team is comprised of thought leaders in financial inclusion, economic policy, and impact investing.

W. Bowman Cutter

Roosevelt Institute

Senior Fellow & Director

William Orum

Capricorn Investment Group

Partner & Investment Committee Member

Liesel Pritzker Simmons

Blue Haven Initiative

Co-Founder & Principal

Michael Schlein

ACCION International

President & CEO