National Newspaper Publishers Association president and CEO, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., interviews executive, investor and philanthropist, Rey Ramsey as part of the NNPA Education Program series.
Rey Ramsey is a social justice entrepreneur who brings more than three decades of experience as an executive in the non-profit, public, and private sectors. Rey is an Independent Trustee and member of the Investment Committee at the Nathan Cummings Foundation (NCF), where he also served as the interim CEO and President from 2020 to 2021.
He currently serves as the Founder and CEO of Centri Capital, an investment firm designing and executing impact investment strategies with a focus on real estate development and affordable housing as a platform for human advancement.
Rey has devoted his career to building and leading social enterprises. After serving as Oregon’s Director of Housing and Community Services, he held successive positions as President and COO of Enterprise Community Partners, Chairman of Habitat for Humanity International, and founding CEO and Chairman of One Economy Corporation, a nonprofit provider of internet services to low-income homes.