Jeff Keenum

Director, New Markets Tax Credits

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Jeff Keenum, Director, New Markets Tax Credits brings more than 7 years of banking experience including loan underwriting, business development, and asset management. He plays an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the New Markets Tax Credit program, working with lending staff to identify and source potential loans that would be a fit for allocations. He also coordinates with borrowers and 3rd party CDEs to discuss eligibility requirements and the benefits that NMTCs can bring to projects. Since joining the team in 2017, he has been involved in the deployment of QLICIs totaling more than $100MM and provides ongoing support for servicing and asset management of United Bank and UBCD’s $120MM portfolio of QLICIs.

Prior his current role, Jeff worked for Community Bank in Mobile, Alabama as a Credit Analyst and developed a comprehensive knowledge of analyzing financial statements and underwriting loans to borrowers in rural and minor urban communities. He received his B.S. in Finance and Economics from Spring Hill College and is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Banking as well as The American Bankers Association Advanced Commercial Lending School.

New Market Tax Credits, Tax Credit Consulting, Loan & Investment Fund, Community Housing Capital, Community Facilities Lending