Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) is pleased to announce that Manuel Hidalgo has joined the organization as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Mr. Hidalgo will direct and supervise NCRC’s overall business operations.
“We are thrilled to welcome Manny Hidalgo to the NCRC team,” said NCRC President and CEO John Taylor. “He has broad and impressive experience in nonprofit management and a clear commitment to economic justice. Manny will be an invaluable asset to the organization as we work to ensure that all communities have fair and equal access to credit, capital and banking services.”
Mr. Hidalgo has over 20 years of nonprofit management experience, in areas including economic development, small business development, housing counseling, and youth development. He comes to NCRC from the Corporation for Enterprise Development, where he served as Director of Entrepreneurship. He previously held executive and managerial positions at several other organizations, including the Latino Economic Development Center, the Spanish Catholic Center, CASA of Maryland, and the Cuban Committee for Democracy. Mr. Hidalgo also consulted with NeighborWorks America to create national curricula and teach microenterprise development and community organizing courses. He serves on the Maryland Governor’s Commission on Small Business, and previously served as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development. In 2012, he received the highly competitive Exponent Award for Nonprofit Leadership from the Meyer Foundation.
“I’m very excited to be joining NCRC, which plays such an important leadership role in building economic justice for low- and moderate-income communities,” said Mr. Hidalgo. “I’m looking forward to working with the passionate individuals who are a part of NCRC and its membership, and helping to advance the organization’s mission.”
About the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC):
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition is an association of more than 600 community-based organizations that promote access to basic banking services, including credit and savings, to create and sustain affordable housing, job development and vibrant communities for America’s working families.