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Capital One

Senior Director, Community Impact and Investment - Lending & Investing (R141752)

Business and Financial Operations



Full Time


McLean, Virginia, United States

Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Director, Community Impact and Investment - Lending & Investing

External Affairs works with external and internal stakeholders to envision and create a world of greater opportunity through advocating for an inclusive society, building thriving communities, and creating financial tools that enrich lives.

External Affairs includes Communications, Community Impact Investment, Community Finance, CRA Strategy & Program Management, the Government & Political Affairs Group, Regulatory Relations, and Strategy & Engagement. Through our teams, we have unparalleled access to a diverse group of motivated changemakers similarly focused on the ingredients for a more perfect future.

The Community Impact and Investment (CII) team is committed to inclusively designing positive social impact with our associates, customers, and ultimately, the communities we serve. We are focused on innovation and opportunity. On challenging orthodoxies. On disruption and dreaming of a better way -- for the benefit of those we serve. The CII team includes the following functional areas: reputational risk, philanthropic advisory and giving, associate volunteerism and CDFI lending.

We are hiring for a Senior Director who is strategic, entrepreneurial and results driven. The Senior Director will:

  • Own the Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI) lending strategy

  • Partner with the Capital One Ventures team in building out and executing on the Social Impact Investment strategy

  • Develop an “investment strategy” that informs the way that funds are allocated against the focus areas

  • Establish and implement a methodology for evaluating nonprofit partners

  • Build an authentic and inclusive culture that values diversity of thought

  • Invest in current and future talent through supporting recruitment, retention and development within the team, External Affairs and Capital One

Core expectations include:

  • Establish, collaboratively, a set of goals, KPIs, and evaluation metrics for the CDFI partnership activities to be tracked and communicated throughout the lifetime of those responsibilities

  • Partner with the social impact investment team to drive the SII strategy including areas of key focus and pace of investment

  • Live the principles of positivity, humility, inclusivity, and sound judgment every step of the way

  • Understand and influence the organization’s strategy and vision and support in execution

  • Demonstrate and support collaborative, mission-oriented innovation within CII, EA, and broader Capital One

  • Leverage data to support business decision-making and strategy development

  • Cultivate a balanced work environment that prioritizes well-being along with productivity

  • Provide timely updates and context on projects to key stakeholders, seeking counsel as needed

  • Balance immediate concerns with the bigger picture, always identifying how decisions in one area may either positively or negatively impact outcomes in another

  • Whenever possible, seek and use data to inform decisions, especially on time-, budget- and resource-intensive projects and initiatives

  • Advocate for and exemplify excellence across the board, especially in opportunities to leverage well-managed processes to achieve greater impact

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in investing, at least 5 years of experience in asset management, or a combination

  • At least 3 years of experience with stakeholder management

  • At least 2 years of experience in process or project leadership

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA, MPP, or other graduate degree requiring quantitative fluency

  • 5+ years of experience investing with a private equity firm

  • 2+ years of underwriting experience

  • 1+ years of experience advising stakeholders on issues related to financial institutions, including small banks and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)

  • 1+ years of experience examining the role and efficacy of philanthropy in community impact

  • 3+ years of experience in major project or process leadership

  • 3+ years of experience engaging with stakeholders with varying areas and levels of subject matter expertise

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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