This virtual panel discussion on Tuesday, October 5th at 7 p.m., will feature Adina Abramowitz, Managing Partner, and Mark Pinsky, Founding Partner, of CDFI Friendly America moderated by Sue Hohenleitner, VP Finance of Johnson & Johnson Innovation. The event’s host is Jvawnna Bell, Impact100 DEI Board Chair. Watch the recording here.

This event is open to the public. Register for the event here.

Adina Abramowitz is the Managing Partner of CDFI Friendly America. She is one of the nation’s leading consultants for CDFIs based on her experience as CEO of a small business CDFI and her formative role in industry capacity building. She founded Consulting for Change in January 2006 to provide services supporting strategic and operational planning, market analysis and product development, organizational assessment, leadership development, executive coaching, and organizational change in nonprofit organizations.


Sue Hohenleitner is the Vice President of Finance, Johnson & Johnson Innovation. Sue provides strategic finance planning and management leadership and oversight to Johnson & Johnson Innovation as well as Business Development at the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. She also served as the J&J lead on an extensive 18-month journey with the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, exploring new ways to measure a company’s long-term value in cooperation with other multinational corporations, asset managers and asset owners. Before joining Johnson & Johnson, Sue was an auditor for Arthur Andersen, LLP in Philadelphia, PA.  Sue received her MBA from Villanova University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from La Salle University, where she currently serves as Treasurer on the Alumni Board. 


Mark A. Pinsky developed the CDFI Friendly model and is Founding Partner of CDFI Friendly America. He is a noted strategist, author, and advisor on public purpose finance. In 2019, he co-authored Organized Money (The New Press with Keith Mestrich). He is a leader in the CDFI industry. Starting in 1992, he played key roles in transformational industry innovations ranging from the CDFI Fund to the Equity Equivalent investment product to the AERIS Ratings System.


Jvawnna Bell is currently a Senior Associate Director, Health Systems Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Field Liaison at Boehringer Ingelheim. She is responsible for translating HEOR evidence to actions and decisions, providing support to health systems in analyzing and interpreting health outcomes data, and assisting health care providers in the use of this information with the goal of optimizing quality improvement and population health management initiatives. Jvawnna is passionate about diversity representation within corporate America and philanthropy. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Impact100 Philadelphia as the Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategic Initiatives and is currently completing a PhD in Health Economics and Outcomes Research.