Kimberly D. Hardy, Esq. Joins TruFund Board of Directors Enhancing Expertise in Diversity & Inclusion

NEW YORK, NY — October 20, 2023TruFund Financial Services, Inc. is proud to welcome Kimberly D. Hardy, Esq., Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Compliance Services with McKissack & McKissack, to its esteemed Board of Directors. With a wealth of experience and expertise in promoting diversity, inclusion, and compliance, Ms. Hardy's appointment marks a significant milestone in TruFund's commitment to advancing social and economic equity.

As a leading community development financial institution, TruFund remains dedicated to empowering underserved and underrepresented communities across the nation. The addition of Kimberly D. Hardy, Esq., to the Board of Directors underscores the organization's continuous efforts to drive positive change and foster sustainable growth in communities it serves.

Kimberly D. Hardy, Esq., brings a distinguished background and a remarkable track record of advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives. As the Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Compliance Services at McKissack & McKissack - the oldest minority and women-owned professional design and construction services firm in the US - she has played an integral role in developing and implementing strategies that have a lasting impact on these critical areas. Her expertise will undoubtedly contribute to TruFund's mission of promoting economic opportunity and social justice.

"Kimberly D. Hardy is a visionary leader with a deep commitment to diversity, inclusion, and compliance. We are thrilled to have her join our Board of Directors and contribute her invaluable insights to our organization," said James H. Bason, President and CEO of TruFund. "Her addition strengthens our ability to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve."

Ms. Hardy's appointment aligns seamlessly with TruFund's mission to create economic opportunities, foster entrepreneurship, and promote equity, all of which are essential components of inclusive community development. Her diverse background and unique perspective will further enhance the effectiveness of TruFund's programs and initiatives.

In her new role on the Board of Directors, Kimberly D. Hardy, Esq., will help guide TruFund's strategic direction, ensuring that the organization continues to drive positive change in underserved communities, support small businesses, and provide access to essential financial services.

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 About TruFund Financial Services
TruFund Financial Services is a mission-driven, community development financial institution committed to promoting economic opportunity and social equity. Through a range of financial products and services, TruFund supports small businesses and entrepreneurs while working to alleviate poverty and increase access to essential resources. The organization strives to build vibrant, thriving communities that benefit all residents.