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Welcome to our Lake Forest, CA, office, home to the Clearinghouse CDFI corporate headquarters. This is where it all began—the idea to create a great company with a dynamic corporate culture and a mission to provide community development finance that uplifts our communities.

Since our inception in 1996, Clearinghouse CDFI’s service area has grown immensely, but our commitment has never changed. Every day, our team, many of whom have been here 5+ years, works hand in hand to ensure that Clearinghouse CDFI, its staff, and all of the communities we serve—thrive.

Check out some of the recent projects financed by Clearinghouse CDFI in Southern California:

Reimagine - Borrower Story Feature Image
Santa Ana, CA

Clearinghouse CDFI provided $10 million in financing for Reimagine to purchase and rehabilitate the former Goodwill of OC fitness center and its surrounding building into… Read more »

7334 Topanga Canyon, LLP
Canoga Park, CA

Clearinghouse CDFI provided a $4.5 million loan to SRH to facilitate the purchase of the property and create affordable housing in California Opportunity Zone. Read more »

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Executive Team

Douglas J. Bystry
President / CEO
Terrin Enssle
Chief Financial Officer
Kristy Ollendorff
Chief Credit Officer
Jay Harrison
Chief Investment Officer (CIO)