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Donna Fabiani

Executive Vice President, Knowledge Sharing
Opportunity Finance Network


Donna joined OFN in 2007 and leads OFN’s Membership, Peer Learning, and Research lines of business. Donna organizes the annual OFN Conference, the premier training event in the CDFI industry, and the annual OFN Small Business Finance Forum. Donna leads OFN’s data collection and research activities, and is responsible for producing OFN’s signature annual publication Opportunity Finance Institutions Side by Side as well as a variety of research reports. Before joining OFN, Donna spent eight years with the CDFI Fund managing research, leading the development of the CDFI Fund’s data collection initiative, and underwriting CDFIs. Prior to her role with the CDFI Fund, Donna started and managed FINCA USA, a microenterprise CDFI. Donna holds a B.A. from Colby College and a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.