Brian White is a mission-motivated community development professional able to exercise strategic leadership and create social impact in the fields of community development, social entrepreneurship and sustainability. In his capacity as General Manager, Brian works with current and prospective clients to leverage data, information and technology to advance comprehensive community revitalization strategies. His work utilizes his diverse expertise in land banks; affordable housing; real estate finance; community banking and lending; public policy; fair housing; multifamily housing development and finance; planning; financial literacy; and related topics.
In his 25+-year career, Brian has been recognized for innovative program design, commitment to social justice, and competence in business management. Prior to joining eProperty Innovations, Brian founded Communities by Design, a boutique community development consulting practice focused on many of the same areas. He also served as the first Executive Director of the Cook County Land Bank Authority, was the regional CRA manager for Charter One Bank in Illinois, and was the founding Executive Director of Lakeside Community Development Corporation, a 501c3 neighborhood housing and community development organization.
Brian has a MA in Public Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he pursued a doctorate in political science, focused on urban policy and political communication. Brian and his family live in Chicago.