Community Development Market Leader

Dionna Sargent joined Cinnaire in 2014, and is Community Development Market Leader in our Wilmington, Delaware office.  In her role, Dionna helps advance community-based comprehensive community development objectives in Wilmington, Delaware neighborhoods.   She leads the CDFI Advisory Committee to identify community development needs and priorities, coordinates conferences and roundtables on sustainable neighborhood revitalization practices, and raises grant funding to support grassroots development projects in Wilmington.

Dionna is a lifelong community servant, always searching for opportunities to serve and expose herself to different cultures and experiences to understand diverse needs and perspectives. She is passionate about improving communities and serves on the board of the Central Baptist Community Development Corporation, Conscious Connections Inc., and Theatrical Delights. She is also a proud member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Delaware Chapter, Junior League of Wilmington, Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League Young Professionals, and Fund for Women founder.

Dionna earned her B.B.A from Temple University and M.P.A. from the University of Delaware.