NASLEF Welcomes Peg Moertl

Peg Moertl joined Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) as President in April 2019. Peg comes to OCCH from HCDC, a 35 year-old non-profit economic development agency that grows jobs and the economy through innovation incubation, small business lending, and development services. HCDC serves as the economic development arm of Hamilton County and the jurisdictions in the county outside the City of Cincinnati, by contract with the county, and operates the Office of Innovation + Creativity.

Prior to her work with HCDC, Peg served as Senior Vice President of Community Development Banking at PNC Bank for nearly 15 years, leading teams responsible for community development loans and investments, grant-making and sponsorships, along with increasing small business lending in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods using creative bank-community partnerships. Peg’s experience includes serving as the CRA Market Manager for Banc One Management Corporation (now JPMorgan Chase), where she learned about Housing Credits. While serving as the Acting Director of the National Federation of Housing Counselors, Peg began her career in housing and development issues.

Peg served as the Director of Development at the City of Cincinnati, Executive Director of Women Entrepreneurs Inc., and helped develop the region’s first microloan program. She has served on boards of numerous community and economic development and human service agencies including Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the Greater Ohio Policy Center, Urban League, Cincinnati Development Fund, Urban Land Institute, Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation, Catalytic Development Funding Corporation of Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati Equity Fund (3CDC) and Strategies to End Homelessness.

Peg has been recognized as one of Cincinnati Magazine’s 2019 Most Powerful Business Leaders, a YWCA Career Woman of Achievement, among the Top 15 Ohio Women Business Leaders by the Ohio Women’s Conference, along with honors from Cincinnati Development Fund, the Talbert House, the Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency, the CDC Association of Greater Cincinnati, Avondale Comprehensive Development Corporation, Cincinnati Human Relations Commission and the Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education. She is a graduate of Leadership Cincinnati Class XXIII.

Welcome to NASLEF, Peg!