The Bank On Louisville Executive Committee is charged with identifying shared values and common goals, pursuing partnerships that strengthen the initiative, influencing public opinion and perception, inspiring action, establishing accountability mechanisms, guiding decision-making, focusing on sustainability, and reviewing data and committee reports.
Erin Waddell is the co-chair of the Bank On Louisville Executive Committee and a Social Service Policy and Advocacy Manager with the Office of Financial Empowerment under the Office of Resilience and Community Services. In Erin’s current role, she creates and manages innovative programming that helps low and moderate income people achieve financial well-being and empowerment. Erin has a background in mental health counseling and earned her M.Ed. from the University of Louisville in Counseling Psychology. She currently serves as Chair for the Family Economic Success Network – a network committed to increasing financial advancement for families and individuals. Social Service Policy and Advocacy Manager, Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services, 502.574.3082.
John Nevitt is the co-chair of the Bank On Louisville Executive Committee and is on staff at Metro United Way, where he has worked since 1998. John’s primary focus is on ensuring Metro United Way has strategies and measures in place for meeting the needs of families so they can maintain stability and help their children succeed. This includes financial stability as well as the social/emotional stability of families. John works closely with regional asset building coalitions and other efforts designed to bolster families’ self-sufficiency. Senior Manager of Family Stability, Metro United Way, 502.292.6128.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Debbie Belt has been a proud employee of Louisville Metro Government for nearly 20 years, currently serving as Public Information Specialist with the Department of Community Services and Revitalization. She is a member of the department’s Financial Empowerment/economic Development team and uses her communication and marketing skills to elevate the importance of financial stability and financial empowerment in the community at large. She also serves as Chair of the Marketing Committee for Bank On Louisville, and as a committee member for Foreclosure Prevention and the Mayor’s initiative to reduce vacant and abandoned properties. Public Information Specialist, Louisville Metro Community Services, 502.574.6587.
David J. Dutschke is currently the coordinator of Housing Development at Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc. and continues in role of Community Engagement which includes acting as Secretary CLOUT, Citizens of Louisville Organized and United Together, a faith based direct action community organization and on the Board of Directors of St. Vincent DePaul Inc. His work experience includes working in West Louisville Parishes, jail ministry, property management, and child protective services. He is active with Catholic Charities USA. He is a licensed Real Estate agent with Schuler Bauer. . Director of Community Engagement - Catholic Identity & External Relations, Catholic Charities of Louisville, 502.637.9786
Janet Fulton created Fulton180 LLC, a coaching practice consulting and training business to empower individuals, community leaders, and organizations to center their lives and work with renewed passion and purpose. This strength-based coach approach transforms and produces results. As life and work are both teachers, Janet brings diverse experiences to her coaching approach. From program management for international and national non-profit organizations, to published author and professional trainer, to her work with vernacular literacy programs in the South Pacific, and finally to her work coaching women in financial literacy, Janet utilizes her personal experiences and builds on her own unique strengths when working with individuals, businesses and corporations. Janet is a certified International Coach Federation (ICF) coach. She is Bank On Louisville Initiative Financial Education Committee Chair. She served as Director of Programs at Women 4 Women (W4W), and is currently Secretary/Treasurer of the International Coach Federation Ohio Valley Chapter (ICFOV). Current Fulton180 coaching, training and consulting projects include: 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace; Leadership Dashboard; Achieving Financial Clarity; and Story Life Lines. Owner, Fulton180, 502.523.1610
Adam Hall is an Assistant Vice President in the Community Affairs, Fair Lending and Responsible Banking Division of Fifth Third Bank Kentucky. After 17 years of mortgage lending, Adam joined the Community Affairs team in 2011 where he works with community organizations and nonprofits to financially empower small business, families and individuals to build a better tomorrow. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Housing Coalition, the Louisville Youth Group, the Family Scholar House, and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Kentucky, and serves on the Family Selection Committee for the Fuller Center for Homeownership among many other volunteer efforts. Assistant Vice President and Community Development Relationship Manager, Fifth Third Bank, 502.562.5584
Marlo Long works in BB&T’s CRA & Community Development Department, where she manages the bank's Community Reinvestment Act activities for the states of West Virginia and Kentucky. Marlo is an Economic Development & Housing Development Finance Professional certified by the National Development Council and a graduate of the Economic Development Institute. She is a former Community Development Representative with the West Virginia Development Office and Program Coordinator for a non-profit job training service provider.. Vice President and Community Development Specialist, BB&T, 304.353.1682.
Deborah Benberry Williams is a PNC vice president and market manager of community development for Kentucky and Southern Indiana. In this role, Deborah works with community organizations to develop programs and partnerships improving both the financial education of consumers and their access to credit and housing.Within her community, Deborah serves on several boards, including Metro United Way, The Community Foundation of Louisville and REBOUND. She is an advisory committee member of Bank on Louisville, Dress for Success and the YMCA Safe Place Services.
Vice President – Community Development Market Manager, PNC Financial Services, 502.581.6342
Stacy Deck is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. She also works as a consultant and program evaluator for local non-profit agencies. Dr. Deck currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Housing Coalition and the Emerging Workforce Initiative, the BankOn Louisville Executive Committee, and the SAMHSA grant oversight committee at Phoenix Health Center. She earned her PhD and MSSW degrees in social work at the University of Louisville. Associate Professor of Social Work, Spalding University. 502.585.9911
Amy Shir is a self-employed National Financial Empowerment Consultant who provides training and technical assistance to asset-building programs nationwide for the federal Office of Community Services and the Office of Refugee Resettlement within the Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. She also works with other federal offices including the Department of Education, Treasury Department, USDA, and the Department of Labor to build assets for all Americans. Mrs. Shir has a BA in Psychology from Wesleyan University and an MPA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. National Financial Empowerment Consultant. 502.235.8710.
Tina M. Lentz is a self-employed Financial Empowerment Consultant focused on advancing the integration of financial capability strategies into existing social service programs, the national Bank On movement and municipally-led financial empowerment efforts. Having led such efforts with Louisville Metro Government from 2009-2017, she has extensive experience in creating and leading financial empowerment initiatives and networks to transform the social service delivery system and increase opportunities for financial advancement for families at risk. These initiatives include: The Community Financial Empowerment Certification and Training program; the Family Economic Success Network; Bank On Louisville; the Utility Empowerment Program, and LADDER (Louisville Alliance for Development through Diversity, Empowerment and Resources). Tina has a BA in Psychology and a MS in Justice Administration from the University of Louisville.