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Michael Hokenson

Board Member
Michael Hokenson is a co-founder and Partner of CIM, leading business development for the firm. Community Investment Management (“CIM”) is a global impact investment manager that provides strategic debt funding to scale fintech innovation and expand access to capital in traditionally underserved communities in the U.S. and emerging markets. Mr. Hokenson was co-founder of Minlam Asset Management, a microfinance investment firm, and served as Managing Director from 2005 to 2012, where he developed an extensive network of global institutional and individual investors for Minlam Microfinance Fund. Following Minlam’s acquisition, he joined TriLinc Global LLC as Director of Sales to launch the first SEC-registered impact investment fund in June 2013 focused on emerging market SME private credit.
Mr. Hokenson has published case studies on the profitability of MSME lenders in The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by Professor C.K. Prahalad. Mr. Hokenson graduated from the Erb Institute of Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, earning a M.B.A. at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and a M.S. at the School of Natural Resources and Environment. He received his B.A. from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.