Felicia is responsible for the small business lending portfolio with a focus on transactions up to $287,000. She joined OBDC Small Business Finance after a nine year career in corporate banking in New York City. Prior to her work as a credit risk manager with various global banking firms,Felicia served as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon, West Africa, where she taught math and physics at the secondary school level. In addition, she was the director of the Peace Corps’ highly popular regional summer school program. Felicia is happy to return to the non-profit sector through OBDC Finance where she is able to blend both passions. This marks an alignment with her personal mission of working to increase economic and community development in underserved communities. Felicia holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a BS Degree from Southern University A&M College.