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Dr. Howard B. Slaughter, Jr. to Speak at Seton Hill University and Carnegie Mellon University in April

April 2, 2009


Howard B. Slaughter, Jr.

D.Sc., MBA, Chief Executive Officer

Landmarks Community Capital Corporation

“Collaborative Community Development as a Means for Regional Revitalization and Entrepreneurship”

Dr. Slaughter serves as the CEO of Landmarks Community Capital Corporation (LCCC). The non-profit corporation’s focus is to provide equity, debt, and short and intermediate term financing for housing and economic development activities in western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, and West Virginia markets. LCCC built a financial base by obtaining loans, grants, and investment capital and, in turn, finances and develops projects that assist in the revitalization of urban centers, towns, and neighborhoods.

The corporation undertakes actual developments, serves as a co-developer and/or lends funds to community development corporations and others that undertake such work. LCCC also works to support the expansion of the regional employment base, green and sustainable goals, and to assist rural and farm economic development.

Dr. Howard B. Slaughter, Jr., was the former Director of the Pittsburgh Fannie Mae Community Business Center for eight years. He was also the Vice President for Community Development at Dollar Bank, where he led the bank to its first ever Outstanding CRA rating.

He possesses over twenty-five years of lending experience in non-profit consumer financial services and regional commercial banking.

Dr. Slaughter holds five earned degrees, including a Master’s Degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Public Management and his Doctorate in Information Systems and Communications from Robert Morris University.

He also completed the Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and course work on Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Real Estate.

Dr. Slaughter is also a Fannie Mae Foundation Fellow and serves on the Boards of the Urban League of Pittsburgh as Treasurer; The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, where he received a gubernatorial appointment from Governor Ed Rendell; The Pittsburgh Foundation; and he was appointed as a member of the Minority and Women Business Enterprise of Allegheny County by Chief Executive Dan Onorato. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Community Development Bank, appointed by Former Governor and Home Land Security Secretary Tom Ridge.

He is also the Founder of the Financial Literacy Program of Pittsburgh at Robert Morris University. He recently attended the Yale CEO Institute and the Brookings Institute Conference as a Partner.

  • Seton Hill University Event
    • Thursday, April 23, 2009
    • 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
    • Administration Building 206
  • Carnegie-Mellon University Event
    • Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • School Of Architecture
    • 2:30 p.m.


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Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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