Alan Ferguson brings significant expertise in finance (real estate, community development, corporate and public), affordable housing, and investments. As Invest Atlanta’s Senior Vice President of Community Development he manages the City’s $89MM tax exempt bond allocation, provides oversight of the City’s redevelopment activities, and leads efforts to bring together policy, strategy, and innovative tools to create diverse development opportunities in the City of Atlanta. Prior, he created the investment and lending production platform, as well as the business strategy, for a national specialized lender in support of its Community Reinvestment Act compliance strategy. Alan’s real estate career spans more than 25 years with significant experience in the areas of commercial banking and commercial real estate.