FDIC-insured depository institutions seeking CRA credit opportunities may be eligible to apply for funding to further impact the distressed communities they serve. On March 31, 2023, the Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened its fiscal year 2023 funding applications for its Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) Program. This year’s program includes
Jera Bradshaw is a member of Bradley’s Banking & Financial Services Practice Group. Jera has more than 13 years of experience heading regulatory, transactional, and niche cases within the financial services industry. She excels at building trusting business relationships, directing multifunctional teams, and presenting strategic and risk-management recommendations to decision-makers at all levels.
Jera worked as a bank regulator for a decade and leverages that knowledge and experience to help banks and lenders maintain compliance and understand their regulators’ expectations and point of view.