JAN PIERCY is Executive Vice President of ShoreBank Corporation, which is the first and largest community development financial institution in the U.S. and a co-founder of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, launched in 2009. Jan has responsibilities for ShoreBank’s international programs and companies, which include an investment fund, capacity building non-profit and consulting firm. She is also engaged in senior recruiting and executive development for the ShoreBank companies. She co-chaired the Finance Track for the Clinton Global Initiative in 2009.
Jan served in the White House and as U.S. Executive Director of the World Bank during the Clinton Administration, for which she received the U.S. Treasury Medal of Honor in 2001. Jan chaired the Board Personnel Committee and the Committee on Development Effectiveness, and served on the Audit Committee during her Bank tenure. Earlier in her career, Jan directed the Public Management programs at Cornell and Stanford Universities, and served on two Congressional panels, the Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry.
Jan graduated with honors from Wellesley College and completed the Stanford Business School’s Senior Executive Management Training program. She is on the Advisory Councils of the Acumen Fund and the Global Philanthropy Forum. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and WAM, Women Advancing Microfinance. She is a past member of the Boards of the Global Health Council and Vital Voices.