Marc Wancer

Marc Wancer

Investment Principal

Marc is charged with leading the lending team, sourcing loans and developing CIF’s pipeline. He evaluates growth and return potential of charter schools from both a fiscal and educational impact perspective.

Marc brings 20 years of impact investing and nonprofit management experience. Formerly a senior executive and analyst at Aeris, Marc conducted in-depth analysis and ratings of more than 70 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) throughout the U.S. and the U.K. Prior to Aeris, Marc worked as an independent consultant, managing development finance projects in Southeast Asia, including impact assessments and operational and financial evaluations of microcredit and savings programs, as well as designing microfinance initiatives to facilitate rural populations’ access to solar products. Marc’s international work was preceded by extensive lending and program management experience in the CDFI sector, working with NFF and Hope Enterprise Corporation.

Marc holds a BA from the University of Minnesota in Central European and Russian history and an MA from Fordham University in international politics and economic development.