Banking to Change the World: Creating Jobs and Empowering Communities
Stephanie McHenry, President, ShoreBank
Stephanie McHenry is the President of ShoreBank, Cleveland Region. ShoreBank is the nation's first and leading community development and environmental bank, with more than $2 billion in total assets. Since beginning work in Cleveland in 1994, ShoreBank has invested more than $300 million in Greater Cleveland neighborhoods for developing sustainable, residential and commercial properties and growing small businesses.
Prior to joining the bank, Ms. McHenry served as the Senior Director, Minority Business Development for The Greater Cleveland Growth Association, where she led its successful efforts to support minority business growth. An active board member, she is past chair of the board of the National Cooperative Bank (Washington, D.C.), and serves on local governing bodies, including those of the Cleveland State University, and ideastream® (public radio and television). She is a member of the Board of Visitors at the Dartmouth College Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for public policy. Ms. McHenry is a member of the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2003. In 2007 she was named one of Crain's "Women of Note" and received a YWCA "Woman of Achievement" award in 2008.
Ms. McHenry is a 1984 graduate of Dartmouth College with a bachelor's degree in economics and currently resides in Shaker Heights, Ohio.