Contact Info
Shannan Herbert
Board Chair

Shannan Herbert has more than 20 years of commercial credit and financial service experience. Throughout her career, she has developed expertise across multiple industries both domestic and internationally. Shannan Herbert is the Executive Vice President of Inclusive Credit for Stratyfy, a woman-led mission focused fintech company that works to accelerate financial inclusion by eliminating bias in critical financial decisions.  She leads strategy and product creation for Community Development Financial Institutions and large to mid-size community banks. Before joining Stratyfy, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer for City First Bank, one of the largest Black led Community Development Financial Institutions and Minority Depository Institutions in the country. Her commitment to community development and small business lending has helped hundreds of minority-owned companies thrive. 

Prior to joining City First, Shannan was the Senior Vice President and Director of Loan Review for United Bank, where she was responsible for the oversight of a $13B loan portfolio. In a previous role with United Bank, she served as Vice President and Credit Officer, where she improved the quality of underwriting and was responsible for reviewing and analyzing transactions ranging from $2M to $50M. Ms. Herbert graduated cum laude with a BBA in Finance from Howard University, and she also holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a Finance concentration from Loyola University Maryland.

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