Donsia joined Cinnaire in 2020. Based out of their Chicago office and, as Senior Vice President, Corporate Capital Strategies, Donsia plays a leadership role in capital raising among Cinnaire’s financial institution partners and aligning funding with strategy and meeting CRA metrics. She also is responsible for developing and implementing Cinnaire’s strategy for partnering with foundations, other charitable funders, corporations, and financial institutions to grow Cinnaire’s work in the community development sector. Donsia plays a lead role driving the implementation of UBUNTU-Cinnaire’s Equitable Access Fund for BIPOC developers of affordable housing utilizing tax credits.
Prior to joining Cinnaire, she led LISC Milwaukee’s strategic direction and partnerships and cofounded a law firm specializing in complex tax credit, bond, and equity funded community development and public finance transactions valued at over $3 billion.
She received her Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School and Master in Public Administration from Harvard University.