Chief Investment Officer, Global Partnerships
Mark Coffey is chief investment officer for Global Partnerships (GP), a nonprofit social investor based in Seattle, Washington, and Managua, Nicaragua, whose mission is to expand opportunity for people living in poverty. He oversees GP’s microfinance investment funds, directing both the capitalization of GP investment funds and the lending of capital to GP’s microfinance partners. Prior to his work at Global Partnerships, he served as President of ShoreBank Pacific, the first commercial bank in the United States with a focus on environmentally sustainable community development.
Mark has more than 25 years experience in banking and lending, and has served in executive roles at a number of banks in the United States, as well as a board member at multiple international development banks. Mark is fluent in Spanish and has significant humanitarian volunteer and business experience in Latin America.