Bryan Kieler

Bryan Kieler 

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  • Bryan K. Kieler, IFF’s Director of Lending in Ohio, is responsible for evaluating complex loan requests, coordinating with IFF’s Real Estate Solutions team, and fostering strategic partnerships that lead to transformational change. Since joining IFF in 2014, Mr. Kieler has facilitated the structuring and approval of loans totaling more than $60 million for nonprofits serving low-income communities and people with disabilities in Michigan and Ohio. 

    Mr. Kieler has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services and lending industry. Previously, he was Vice President for Huntington Bank in its Community Development Group, where he was responsible for the portfolio management of the community development loans involving Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC). Kieler is also an adjunct professor at University of Detroit Mercy, where he teaches structured community development finance; and at Northwood Unversity, where he teaches financial management.

    Mr. Kieler earned a B.A. in English and an M.B.A. with a Finance concentration from Oakland University and a M.S. in Strategic Leadership from Walsh College. He also anticipates completing his Doctorate in Business Administration in Innovation and Strategy from Walden University, where he is studying the use of the Malcolm Baldrige Framework in helping nonprofit organizations explore reducing their reliance on government grants by diversifying revenues. Kieler is a Baldrige Framework Quality Excellence Examiner and is active with a number of nonprofit boards.