Ms. Vowell is Vice President and Business Development Officer for New Markets and Historic Tax Credit Investments at US Bancorp Community Development Corporation and has been instrumental in originating and closing over $1 Billion in Tax Credit investments in more than 200 projects around the country. She currently oversees the origination of transactions in the East Coast and Southeast regions, and has helped provide funding for a diverse array of projects within historic structures; from healthcare centers and performing arts venues, to grocery stores and hotels. Prior to joining USBCDC, Ms. Vowell worked with a private real estate developer, managing several redevelopment projects. She holds an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ms. Vowell, who began her career in the DC area as a Transportation Engineer, has always had an affinity for the built environment and the way people interact with it.