COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amanda Hoyt, former chief of staff for the Ohio Senate Minority Caucus, joins Finance Fund as director of public affairs.
Hoyt, caucus chief since January 2009, was an Ohio Senate legislative aide and policy analyst from 1999 to 2002, and an investment coordinator in the Office of the Ohio Treasurer from 2007-2008. For the City of Columbus, she served as a performance management analyst and auditor for several departments. Hoyt is a trained combat medic, who served in the United States Army Reserve for eight years. She is a graduate of the Ohio State University.
"Finance Fund is building its organizational capacity to effect legislative and regulatory change to benefit the quality of life for low and moderate-income people and communities," said James R. Klein, Finance Fund CEO. "Amanda specializes in developing analytic approaches to problem solving and issues management including issues related to urban redevelopment and assistance to small business."
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In 2012, Finance Fund celebrates its 25th anniversary as a partner in community empowerment. Throughout Ohio, Finance Fund connects low-income communities with public and private sources of capital and simplifies the complexities of the financing process to help good economic development ideas come to life. Since 1987, Finance Fund and its affiliates have invested more than $195.5 million in housing, economic development, and community facility projects leveraging over $1 billion. These investments were accomplished through 2,688 awards to community-based organizations throughout the state. Partnerships enabled the development of 15,439 units of affordable housing, 16,728 direct jobs, and 3,036 early care and education classrooms for 69,497 children benefiting the lives of more than 125,000 Ohioans.
SOURCE Finance Fund