Chief Financial Officer
Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC)
Isis Salmerón is LEDC’s Chief Financial Officer. Since 1991, LEDC had equipped Latinos and other underserved communities with the skills and financial tools to create a better future for their families and communities. LEDC serves the entire D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) Region and Puerto Rico, and believes communities are stronger when all families have the power to achieve financial independence and join with their neighbors to improve their communities.
Bringing over ten years of experience in finance and budgeting, Isis continually evolves LEDC’s financial framework, setting forth financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems to maximize the return on financial assets. During her time at LEDC, Isis has influenced the organization’s growth from 40 to 85 employees while stewarding multi-million-dollar loan and grant programs to empower small businesses.
Assuming ever-increasing responsibility, Isis has also served LEDC as the Director of Finance, Lending Operations Manager, Senior Lending Officer & Underwriter, and Small Business Lending Officer. Prior to joining LEDC, she oversaw microlending for the International AMC Corporation. Originally hailing from El Salvador, Isis leverages a rich background to connect easily with diverse audiences.
Isis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Business Administration from the University of New Orleans and a Master of Science in Finance from Johns Hopkins University.