John Holdsclaw IV


John Holdsclaw IV is Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at the National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading financial institution dedicated to providing banking solutions to cooperatives, their members and socially responsible organizations nationwide.

John currently serves on the Board of Directors of the national Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Coalition, Self Help Venture Fund, Carolina Small Business Development Fund and the Charleston Citywide Local Development Corp. He was appointed to the Advisory Board of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He has received the Capital Impact Partners Award for Outstanding Corporate Achievement and its Business Impact Award. John has received the NCB Stanley W. Dreyer Spirit of Cooperation Award, bestowed annually to those who live and work with the spirit of cooperative principles.

Before joining NCB, John worked as director of policy and development at Capital Impact Partners, a nationally certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). He developed and implemented the organization’s first public policy strategy. Additionally, John, a Head Start child, worked as a grassroots coordinator and an associate director of the National Head Start Association, the only national organization dedicated solely to Head Start, in the government affairs division. He promoted the school readiness of children under five from low-income families.