President & CEO
Jesse Van Tol is NCRC’s President and CEO. He has been with NCRC since 2006 and has held a variety of leadership positions, eventually becoming chief executive in 2018. His work championing fair and responsible banking has resulted in nearly $300 billion in new investments in low- and moderate-income communities through Community Benefits Agreements with banking institutions. Through his leadership, NCRC has grown today to an organization with assets of nearly $150 million and an annual budget of $35 million.
Jesse is a popular speaker and lecturer, and has testified before Congress, and appeared on NPR, in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, POLITICO and many other outlets. He also sits on a variety of advisory boards, including the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council, and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Affordable Housing Advisory Councils. He is a member of the consumer advisory councils of Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, TRUIST, Fifth Third, Huntington National Bank, First Horizon, KeyBank, Quicken Loans, Santander and numerous others. Jesse was also a Senior Fellow with Humanity in Action, an international human rights group, and a communications institute Fellow with Opportunity Agenda.
Jesse received his bachelor’s degree in History and International Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and received an executive education certificate from the Harvard Kennedy school as part of NeighborWorks’ Achieving Excellence.