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Noel Poyo

Executive Director
National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders


San Antonio, TX

Noel Andrés Poyo represents and serves a diverse national network of over 100 Latino-led community and economic development organizations in more than 40 states and the District of Columbia. He advocates nationally on behalf of the NALCAB membership as well as for low-income Latino and immigrant communities.

Poyo is a national leader in the community development and asset building industry with more than 15 years of experience in residential real estate and neighborhood economic development. His career has focused on integrating low-income people and immigrants into mainstream financial services and real estate sectors of our economy as well as improving the livability and economic resilience of low-income neighborhoods and affordable housing communities.

As Executive Director of NALCAB and as a private consultant, Poyo has led teams that have raised more than $275 million in private and federal investments for socially-motivated real estate and economic development projects and he has played various roles in the implementation of projects valued over $1 billion. His experience also includes increasing the effectiveness, sustainability and innovation of municipal agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Poyo serves on the National Community Advisory Board for BBVA Compass Bank, the Board of Directors of the Center for Responsible Lending and advises the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve as one of fifteen members of the Fed’s Community Advisory Council.

A graduate of Yale University, Poyo is bicultural and bilingual. He is a proud husband and father of three girls.