Jarrett Sanders, Detroit Real Estate Program Specialist
Jarrett Sanders joined Capital Impact Partners in July 2019 to manage Capital Impact’s Equitable Development Initiative in Detroit, which provides training, mentorship and capital to real estate developers of color.
Prior to Capital Impact, Jarrett worked with the Detroit Land Bank Authority, where he served as Property Asset Coordinator. Before that, he was the Community Revitalization and Development Coordinator for the Community Housing Network, where he assisted in securing more than $50 million in Low Income Housing Tax Credits. He is active in the Detroit and Pontiac communities and was recognized as a Park Champion by the Friends of Pontiac Parks and an Agent of Change by the Urban Land Institute.
Did you know?
As a Detroit native, Jarrett supports Detroit entrepreneurs and makes a point to visit new restaurants and pop-up shops and attend local events as often as he can.
Favorite things to see and do in Detroit?
Photography, fishing and golfing are some of Jarrett’s favorite leisure activities. He also finds himself steadily involved in community service activities, such as reading to kindergarten classes and serving on nonprofit boards.
Nicholas Pohl, Great Lakes Region Business Development Officer
Capital Impact is excited to announce it will be expanding its lending efforts from Detroit to the Great Lakes region. Nicholas—formerly the Senior Originations Loan Officer in Detroit—will be transitioning to business development in this region, utilizing successes and learnings from Capital Impact’s Detroit work. He will additionally be leveraging existing partnerships to enter into these new markets.
The lending focus in this region will include health care, education, inclusive food systems, affordable housing and mixed-use/mixed-income projects with a corridor-based revitalization component.
Nicholas has also been selected to participate in thedetroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit program, a 10-month leadership program designed to challenge emerging and existing community leaders from Southeast Michigan to bring about positive change. He will join more than 70 executives from business, organized labor, government, education, media, civic groups, health services and community organizations—many of which are mission-aligned with Capital Impact.
This is an incredible opportunity, and we wish him the best of luck in the program!