Vice President / Manager, Community Lending, Community Investment Corp. (CIC)
Buck brings a wealth of corporate knowledge and entrepreneurial experience to CIC. As a previous business owner himself, he knows much about what entrepreneurs need in order to be successful. Through his consulting support, Buck offers insightful and practical guidance to entrepreneurs of all kinds. From financial projections and business modeling, to marketing plans and growth strategies, Buck helps CIC clients get the financing they need, as well as the guidance to achieve long-term success.
In his role as Vice President, Buck also focuses on making sure that CIC’s loan programs are designed to meet the specific needs of new and growing businesses in New England.
Buck holds an MBA from Quinnipiac University, where he also taught Business Communications as an Adjunct Professor. He had an active role in developing the Quinnipiac Microcredit Program in Nicaragua, which featured university students serving as lending counselors for small business owners participating in the Schweitzer Institute’s microlending program. Buck has repeatedly served on academic and community discussion panels with global experts in microlending such as Nobel Laureate, Mohammed Yunus.