Michael Rubinger
Michael Rubinger served most recently as the President and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), stepping down in September 2016 after seventeen years in that role.  LISC transforms distressed inner-city and rural communities by investing in affordable housing, retail and commercial revitalization, health clinics, charter schools, job creation and workforce training.  Raising and investing close to $1.5 billion annually, LISC has grown into the largest non-profit community development organization in the U.S.

Mr. Rubinger has more than forty years experience in the housing and economic development fields.  Prior to joining LISC, he was for eight years the Executive Vice-President of the Pew Charitable Trusts, one of the largest private foundations in the country.  He also worked for the City of New York as Assistant Commissioner for Employment and Training, and previous to that was responsible for planning and implementing various housing and employment-related national demonstration projects for MDRC, a non-profit policy research corporation.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Rubinger helped to administer the Ford Foundation's community and economic development initiatives.

 
Mr. Rubinger is a graduate of Brown University and received a Masters degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.  He has chaired and been a member of numerous non-profit boards throughout his career.