DETROIT, Michigan — After spending five years as the Head of JPMorgan Chase philanthropy in Detroit, Tosha Tabron, will take a new position with Invest Detroit Nov. 1.
Tosha Tabron resigned from her job at Chase for the newly created role at the nonprofit community development financial institution Nov. 1.
“She will be leading business development and real estate loan originations that support our mission to create catalytic change in Detroit communities as our work moves into more neighborhoods,” Dave Blaszkiewicz, president and CEO of Invest Detroit, said in an email announcing the hire.
Tabron previously held positions at Bank of America and LaSalle Bank. She serves on the board for the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.
“Over the last 5 years Tosha did an incredible job helping to develop and lead our investment in Detroit,” Karen Keogh, head of global philanthropy at Chase, said in a written statement. “Her passion and deep commitment to her hometown have been critical to Detroit’s comeback. We know she will continue to be a tremendous advocate and do great things to help more benefit as the city recovers. Our pledge to Detroit is unwavering and our investment continues with the tremendous team we have in place.”
September Hargrove, vice president of global philanthropy at the bank, and Shannon Smith, global philanthropy associate will takeover the bank’s philanthropic efforts in Detroit.