David Castillo
  • CEO, Native Community Capital (NCC)

Mr. Castillo serves as CEO of Native Community Capital – a 501c3 tax exempt, not for profit, Department of Treasury certified, Native Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with offices in New Mexico and Arizona. In addition to overseeing day-to-day operations his primary role is to maintain and develop strategic partnerships with banks, public-sector agencies, as well as CDFI and foundation partners to raise public- and private-sector capital to support housing, community- and economic development financing on tribal lands.

Mr. Castillo is active in developing technical assistance services that build the capacity of tribal professionals and individual Native Americans in the use of debt financing through his various board affiliations, partnerships and through his work with the New Mexico Tribal Homeownership Coalition.

Mr. Castillo’s professional contributions to tribal community- and economic development field began in 1997 through work first with the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. later in tribal government and financial institution settings, and since 2009 in the CDFI industry. Mr. Castillo is a trustee with the Vitalyst Foundation, a member of the Board of Directors for Southwest Native Assets Coalition, New Mexico Community Capital and the Housing Assistance Council. He also serves as a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Community Advisory Council, and Enterprise Bank & Trust Community Advisory Board. Mr. Castillo holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and an MBA from ASU. Mr. Castillo is of Nahua Indian descent.