The Federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) for Florida’s Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs)

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Everglades BC

Learn about the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and how city and county CRAs can partner with banks to meet community development needs. Examples of economic development, small business support, a ordable housing as well as revitalization and stabilization will be discussed. The session will include a presentation and exercise in identify- ing bank Community Reinvestment Act opportunities. You will leave with a general knowledge of the Act and under- standing about how redevelopment areas can use their plan goals and objectives to partner on projects.

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Speakers: April A. Atkins, AICP, Community A airs Special- ist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.; and Lisa Mi in, NBE, CRCM, Southern District Community A airs O cer, O ce of the Comptroller of the Currency


Lisa Anne Mifflin provides CRA training, technical assistance and community development resources to banks, OCC examiners and other stakeholders in Florida, Oklahoma and NE Texas. Lisa also leads and participates in CRA examinations for banks throughout the country. She began her career with the OCC as a safety and soundness examiner; later specializing in anti-money laundering, consumer protection and CRA. She has also served in other capacities in the OCC including college recruiting, new examiner training and assignments in Large Bank Supervision, Compliance/CRA Policy and Problem Bank Supervision in Washington, D.C. Lisa is a speaker for industry conferences and an instructor for OCC CRA workshops for examiners and bank directors. She also represents the OCC on the advisory board for the Hillsborough County Schools Academy of Finance, a program that provides financial education, job shadowing and financial internships to high school students. Lisa is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) with a Master of Public Administration, Bachelor of Science in Finance, and Certificate in Urban Studies. In 2017, Lisa completed the USF Community Real Estate Development program.