TRUIMPACT ANNOUNCEMENT – TruFund Financial Services Congratulates Monica Edwards for Being Named in the 2023 Responsible 100

NEW YORK, NY | January 2, 2024 – TruFund Financial Services is proud to announce that Monica Edwards, Senior Vice President & Director of New Markets Tax Credit at TruFund, has been recognized as one of the "2023 Responsible 100" by City & State New York.

The Responsible 100 program, an initiative by City & State New York, annually identifies and celebrates individuals who have made significant contributions to corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and community impact. This prestigious recognition underscores Monica Edwards' commitment to advancing responsible business practices and making a positive difference in the community.

Monica plays a pivotal role in facilitating intergenerational wealth creation in low-income communities by investing in the underserved entrepreneurs and real estate developers in these communities. Her dedication to responsible finance and community development aligns seamlessly with TruFund's mission to empower small businesses and underserved communities.

"I am deeply honored to be recognized in the 2023 Responsible 100, an accolade that reflects not only my personal commitment but also the collective dedication of TruFund Financial Services to responsible and impactful business practices," says Edwards.  "I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to TruFund's mission, and I am inspired to continue driving initiatives that make a meaningful difference."

In regard to Monica's recognition, TruFund President & CEO, James H. Bason said, "we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Monica Edwards for this well-deserved recognition.  This honor not only reflects Monica's outstanding contributions but also underscores TruFund's commitment to fostering positive change and we look forward to continuing our collective efforts towards building a more responsible and inclusive future for all."

TruFund Financial Services is a leading community development financial institution (CDFI) dedicated to providing innovative financial solutions and support to small businesses and communities that lack access to traditional banking services. With a focus on impact-driven investments, TruFund continues to make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and communities.

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