BRADENTON, Fla. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Community Capital Management Inc. portfolio manager Julie Egan will become secretary of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts.
Barbara VanScoy, chief impact investment officer at CCM, will be president of the Southern Municipal Finance Society.
The women, who take their new positions in January, have been actively involved in both organizations for many years providing educational programs and promoting professionalism in the industry, according to Todd Cohen, president and chief investment officer.
“CCM is very supportive and proud for these advances, realizing the importance of credit, disclosure, and professionalism,” Cohen said.
Egan is currently serving a term as president of the Southern Municipal Finance Society, and is also on the board of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts. She was recently asked to become a member of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board’s Task Force on Fiduciary Responsibilities.
VanScoy is currently a board member and secretary of the SMFS, and a member of the National Federation. She is an expert on the Community Reinvestment Act, and frequent speaker. She has created an extensive network of mortgage originators and municipal underwriters to encourage the production of affordable housing, job training programs, and neighborhood revitalization efforts, a release by CCM said.
Community Capital is an independently owned, client-focused, registered investment adviser. In addition to Fort Lauderdale, the firm has offices in Charlotte, N.C., and Boston, Mass.
CCM was founded in 1998 and currently manages $2 billion in assets. It customizes client accounts and specializes in managing fixed income impact investing strategies that can be based on specific impact themes or targeted geographies.