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Tucker Bartlett is an executive vice-president at Self-Help Ventures Fund and its affiliated credit unions. Self-Help’s mission is to create ownership and economic opportunity for all. It is one of the nation's largest community development financial institutions. Since 2010, Tucker has overseen commercial and small business lending, residential and commercial real estate development, and secondary market and direct home lending. Through the management of these departments, Tucker is responsible for approximately 100 employees and $3 billion in total assets. He also worked for Self-Help from 2003 through 2006 when he was Director of Commercial Real Estate Development and Lending. From 2006 to 2010, Tucker was the COO of Scientific Properties, a commercial real estate development firm. Tucker oversaw a development pipeline of over two million square feet. Other work experience includes time as a Small Business Development Agent in Benin, West Africa for the U.S. Peace Corps and as a Financial Analyst for NationsBank's multinational corporate finance unit. Tucker speaks frequently at conferences about the financing and development of community-based projects in low-income areas. Tucker currently serves as treasurer for the Triangle Community Foundation and Board Chair of Downtown Durham, Inc. Tucker also serves on the community advisory board for Cherokee Investment Partners Brownfield Revitalization. Tucker graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a master's degree in regional planning and a master's degree in business administration in May 2003. He was awarded the American Institute of Certified Planners Outstanding Student from the Department of City and Regional Planning and earned the distinction of being a dean's scholar from the UNC business school. Tucker is a Fellow of the 2019 class of the Aspen Finance Leaders Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.