Marcia Sigal is the Deputy Director for Policy and Programs for the CDFI Fund. In this role, she implements the CDFI Fund's strategic vision through the design and management of the CDFI Fund's assistance programs. She previously served as the Program Manager of the CDFI Fund’s Capital Magnet Fund and as Director of the Program Policy Division for the Office of Affordable Housing Programs in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. During her federal career, she led the development and administration of nearly $40 billion in federal community development programs. Ms. Sigal is a recognized expert in affordable housing and community development policy that has also served in senior policymaking roles with the Council of State Community Development Agencies and the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. In these roles, Ms. Sigal shaped national outcome measurement metrics for community development programs, designed and launched new community development and affordable housing policies and programs, and developed capacity building and technical assistance programs for non-profit organizations, as well as state and local governments. She is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of achievement in community development finance and affordable housing, policy analysis, government relations and business development skills. She has a Master's Degree in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and attended Cornell University, where she studied community services and social work.