Colorado Nonprofit Association

Director of Credit

Who We Are:

Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) is a nonprofit business lending organization dedicated to the success of small businesses in Colorado. We target our financing resources to underserved communities – primarily Black, Latino, women, and veteran owned businesses, especially those located in low to moderate income areas. We’re committed to creating meaningful impact in Colorado’s communities by providing equitable and affordable business financing for entrepreneurs who cannot access bank loans and other financial resources.

At CEF we see our community impact through job creation, wealth building for disadvantaged populations, and the growth and success of the businesses we fund. As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we offer loans, grants, and free business coaching to entrepreneurs to help them succeed. Learn more about our mission and team at

Who We Are Looking For:

The Director of Credit will lead our CEF underwriting and asset quality team. We are looking for a candidate who has leadership skills and prior experience guiding employees through change. The Director of Credit will play a central role in the growth and expansion of CEF’s underwriting and credit function. They will provide structure, management and mentorship to underwriters and other members of our credit team. The Director of Credit will partner internally to support meeting budgeted goals, contribute to process improvements, develop networks, and help ensure CEF’s financing is aligned with its mission and strategy.  This role will be critical in Compliance and Portfolio management through ongoing portfolio analysis while ensuring our lending products align with our mission to support underserved Colorado Small Businesses.


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