Kevin McQueen leads the Community Development Finance Lab at the Milano’s Nonprofit Management, Public, and Urban Policy Program, The New School. He balances his extensive experience in corporate finance with a deep commitment to facilitating social change through mission-driven organizations. McQueen pursues these dual passions as a partner at BWB Solutions LLC, a national consulting firm specializing in planning, governance, and impact investing. Before joining BWB in 2001, Kevin was an independent consultant, providing management and strategic planning assistance to public and private economic development organizations and financial intermediaries. He gained extensive experience in the corporate and development finance fields through positions with Citibank, NatWest, and Capital Impact Partners. Kevin also served as Chairman of the Board of Partners for the Common Good, an impact investment fund.
McQueen’s publications include Assessing the Feasibility of a Shared Appreciation Loan Fund: Designed for Long-Term Sustainable Affordable Homeownership with Emily Thaden, Ph.D. (Grounded Solutions Network in partnership with Freddie Mac, 2018); Are Good Jobs Good Investments? U.S. Investors’ and Lenders’ Current Use of Workforce Metrics (JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Hitachi Foundation, 2017); Creative Placemaking and Community Economic Development: Learning from Theaster Gates; Entry Points: The Vera List Center Field Guide on Art and Social Justice, No. 1 Carin Kuoni and Chelsea Haines, Editors (Duke University Press, 2015); The Future of Neighborhood Stabilization: New Strategies for Scale (Living Cities, Ash Center of Democratic Governance and Innovation, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University); Small Business Development Strategies: Practices to Promote Success among Low-Income Entrepreneurs, with John Weiser (BWB Solutions LLC, 2010 and Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2007); Having It All: How Public Radio Stations Can Provide Great Service and Live Within Their Means with John Weiser (Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 2004).