managing director,
Black wealth fund


LocationDenver, Colorado


The Dearfield Fund for Black Wealth is the first ever Black wealth fund in the country, helping to build and grow a proven pathway for wealth creation and economic mobility in the Black community that could serve as a national model for addressing the racial wealth gap. (See press release)


We’re in a national search for a Managing Director who will have overall responsibility for the success of the Dearfield Fund, across product development, execution, fund management, capital growth and investor relations.


This is a great opportunity for someone with expertise at the intersection of consumer lending, impact investing, entrepreneurship and startup growth. Someone whose experience has prepared them to be the voice of an innovative Black wealth-building solution.

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Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborative leadership  Guiding the Dearfield Fund from its early state to maturity through strong working relationships with business and community partners.

  • Capital strategies – Attracting and managing mission-aligned investors, including foundations, high-net worth individuals, and other impact investors to help grow the Dearfield Fund.


  • Community engagement and Fund execution – Raising the Dearfield Fund’s visibility and voice as a key Black wealth-building solution, and supporting the Dearfield Fund’s current and aspiring homeowners.


Experience sought:

  • Experience in community finance, mortgage lending, impact investing, banking, or related financial services.

  • Prior entrepreneurial experience, with a strong understanding of what it takes to build and grow successful businesses or a capital structure. The Fund needs someone with a passion and excitement to launch and lead a new initiative, and a relentless commitment to work towards this goal.


  • Prior experience in raising private or philanthropic capital preferred. The Managing Partner will work with the Gary team to build strong relationships with its network of investors and raise additional capital for the Dearfield Fund.


  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity, bringing a start-up mindset in building the Fund.


  • Ability to communicate and embody a clear and compelling vision, and successfully execute against that vision.


  • Deep ties to the Black community (in Colorado or nationally) and an intimate understanding of the racial inequities / discrimination driving the widening racial wealth gap.

For more information:

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