WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Caroline Gann

Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members

WILMA’s 2022 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.

The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.

Meet institute member CAROLINE GANN.

Caroline Gann

Caroline Gann Dsc 2254 001Title: AVP Renewable Energy

Company: Live Oak Bank

How long have you been with your current employer? 5 years

Alma Mater: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Current job responsibilities: As a senior analyst, I am responsible for loan sizing, closing assistance, construction budget oversight, and managing developer disbursements. My industry expertise is focused around construction lending across various industries utilizing SBA, USDA, and conventional debt. It is vital to my role that I maintain a strong relationship with our developers, partners, and stay ahead of market trends and supply chain issues.

Hobbies: I enjoy any opportunity to be outside with friends, my husband and my three dogs.  I dedicate time to the local Veteran Business Collective (VBC), Cape Fear Literacy Council, A Safe Place, Habitat for Humanity, and other wonderful local organizations that give back to our community. I am an avid at-home baker and amateur cook, always looking to share the Filipino cuisines my mother inspires.

To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.

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Categories: Women to Watch