Matthew Roth, President, Core Business Solutions

Matthew Roth, President, Core Business Solutions

Matt Roth joined IFF in November 2013 to lead and manage our business units and help with our expansion throughout the entire Midwest. He now leads IFF’s CDFI businesses, overseeing a $570 million managed loan portfolio, New Markets Tax Credit team, and 25+ person real estate consulting practice. Matt also leads IFF’s efforts aligned with our strategic plan to raise an additional $390 million in debt capital.

Before joining IFF, Matt served as president and CEO of Generations Community Bancorp, raising over $1 million in seed capital to launch a bank that would have served African American and economically-distressed communities on Chicago’s South Side. He began his career in 1987 at Harris Bank, where he launched a new business focused on the Latino market across Chicagoland. Roth holds a master’s degree in English literature from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from the Ross School of Business Administration at the University of Michigan.  He is a board member and Treasurer of Neighborhood Housing Services, Chicago, and a board member of the Woodstock institute.

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