Jane Henderson is President and CEO of Virginia Community Capital (VCC) and its subsidiary community development bank, Community Capital Bank of Virginia. A 30-year banking veteran, Ms. Henderson joined VCC in 2005 to direct its expansion and entry into the regulated financial world. Ms. Henderson is the former Community Development Executive for Wachovia Corporation, where for ten years she managed all aspects of Community Development Operations, Lending and Compliance (a $20 billion per year program) for the $350 billion corporation.
Ms. Henderson is a Board member of the Community Development Bankers Association, the national trade association of Community Development Banking sector, as well as the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, which helps provide communities throughout the US and Canada with asset-focused, comprehensive economic development strategies, emphasizing entrepreneurship. She is an appointed member on First Lady McAuliffe’s Commonwealth Council on Bridging the Nutritional Divide. The Council is focused on eliminating childhood hunger in Virginia, developing local agriculture markets, and promoting community efforts that link locally grown food, education, health and nutrition. She is also a member of VCU’s Real Estate Circle of Excellence and the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Capital Advisory Group.
She formerly served as Board chairman for the Community Housing Partners Corporation, a regional affordable housing non-profit corporation and the Community Development Bankers Association (2013-2015). She was a member of the Consumer Bankers Association’s CRA Committee and a board member of Community Development Trust, a national community development REIT. She served, for 8 years, as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Community Investment Council. Ms. Henderson is past board chair of the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation and a past director of the Tayloe Murphy Center at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Ms. Henderson is a graduate of the Consumer Bankers Associations’ Graduate School of Retail Bank Management and holds a Certified Risk Management Certification from the American Bankers Association. She graduated from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania and holds a Masters in Finance from St. Joseph’s University. She is also an alumnus of the American Leadership Forum.