Shelly Cleary is Senior Vice President – Charter School Finance. Ms. Cleary heads up the Underwriting Department at CDT and manages its staff. She joined CDT as an Associate in 2002 and was promoted to Vice President in early 2004 and to Senior Vice President in 2008.
Prior to joining CDT, Ms. Cleary was an Acquisitions Manager for the National Equity Fund and a consultant to LISC. Prior to that, she was a loan officer with the New York-based Community Preservation Corporation, one of the largest bank consortia in the country. Ms. Cleary has a BA from the University of Virginia and an MA from the University of Minnesota.