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Kareem Thomas

Managing Director, Credit

Kareem Thomas currently serves as the Managing Director of Credit for the Reinvestment Fund. As Reinvestment Fund’s Credit Officer, he is directly responsible for the lending practices, credit culture, credit risk and credit approval functions across the Reinvestment Fund footprint. Mr. Thomas also has direct responsibility for Lending Portfolio Management, where he and his team of dedicated colleagues manage a lending portfolio of over $600 million in on-balance sheet and off-balance sheet loans. Prior to Reinvestment Fund, he served as Chief Financial Officer for a nationally recognized for-profit literacy solutions company, and led Small Business Banking, Commercial Lending, Portfolio Management, and Credit Underwriting regions across PA, NJ, and DE for Wells Fargo, Citizens Bank, and Citi. Passionate about civic engagement, he serves on the Board of the Urban Affairs Coalition, Self, Inc, Influencing Action Movement, and is a past board member of OIC, American Red Cross, People’s Emergency Center, and the Mastery Charter School Foundation.

In 2022, Kareem Thomas was appointed by the Mayor of Philadelphia to the Commission on Human Relations and Fair Housing—the City’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Arm.