Boston – The Boston Industrial Development Financing Authority (BIDFA) announced the appointment of Alisa R. Drayton, JD, MBA, MS, to its board of directors.
Drayton is a financial services professional whose background includes capital markets compliance and risk management, middle-market leveraged finance, municipal procurement, and community economic development.
“As the City of Boston evolves with a commitment to equity and inclusion, I enthusiastically welcome this opportunity to leverage my diverse knowledge and skills, and perspective as a second generation native of Roxbury,” said Drayton. “I look forward to supporting capital solutions that aim to stabilize institutions that promote economic development and create employment opportunities throughout the city my sizable family has called home since the 1930s.”
“We are excited to have Alisa join our board. Adding her knowledge and experience will help to ensure that the leadership provided by the BIDFA board of directors is well informed of the issues and challenges facing Boston’s diverse communities,” said Bill Nickerson, executive director of BIDFA.