To be a catalyst for investments in capital and resource starved communities in the Kansas City metro through the delivery of innovative financing products, targeted small business and economic development programming, and the development of strategic partnerships that promote economic growth and empowerment.
AltCap exists to increase the flow of capital to communities and businesses not adequately served by mainstream financial institutions. Whether it is through the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program, small business and microloans, or other alternative capital, AltCap is committed to delivering financing to support job-creating small business investments and catalytic, community-focused real estate development projects.
Our service area encompasses the Kansas City metro area with a specific focus on Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass counties in Missouri and Wyandotte, Johnson, and Leavenworth counties in Kansas.
We are passionate about increasing the flow of capital to support investment and economic empowerment in underestimated communities. We are committed to making a difference and effecting positive change throughout the Kansas City metro.
Gary Cortez, retired, Hoffman Cortes Contracting Company (Chair of the Board)
David Brain, CEO, Brown Cow Capital LLC (former President/CEO, EPR Properties)
Jean-Paul Chaurand, VP, The H&R Block Foundation (Vice-chair of the Board)
Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D., Author, Business Executive and Public Policy Advocate
Robert Givens, retired, Mazuma Credit Union
Ed Honesty, Jr., President and COO, Best Harvest Bakeries
Margaret J. May, retired, Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council (Secretary)
Rekha Patnaik, EVP/Director, Bank Strategy and Administration, UMB Bank
Erika Brice, Partner, Rector Development
Emily Lecuyer, Managing Director, Equity2 LLC
Christal Watson, Deputy Chief of Staff, Neighborhood/Small Business Development Office, Unified Government of Wyandotte County/KCK
John A. Wood, Director of Neighborhood & Housing Services, City of Kansas City, Missouri