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        June 24, 2016

        Melinda Clemons

        Senior loan officer, Capital Impact Partners

        Headquarters: Detroit office of Washington, D.C.-based company

        Years in commercial real estate: 13

        Age: 43

        Why she should be on your speed dial: Clemons is the point person locally in Detroit for Capital Impact, a community development financial institution that has organized more than $1.9 billion in loans since its inception. CIP has financed projects like the Argonaut Building in New Center; the Garden Theater and Willys Overland projects in Midtown.

        Token you use in Monopoly: "I was always the banker. I guess I knew from a young age that handling real estate transactions was in my future."