Invest Detroit welcomed Keona Cowan as Senior Vice President in May 2016. With more than 20 years of experience in community development lending, Ms. Cowan’s areas of focus with Invest Detroit include commercial real estate transactions and Invest Detroit’s New Markets Tax Credit Program. Previously, Ms. Cowan was with Bank of America, where she served as Sr. Portfolio Management Officer managing a $150M loan portfolio and specialized in real estate developments utilizing non-traditional funding sources such as LIHTC, New Markets Tax Credits, HOME program and Title VI program. She began her banking career with JP Morgan Chase (formerly NBD Corporation).