Our Story

Recognized Opportunity

In 1992, two missions-driven real estate developers leveraged a new housing program to merge their business acumen with their passion for global missions. 

At the time, the federal government was incentivizing nonprofits to step into the country’s aging affordable housing inventory, and that gave these creative, mission-minded leaders the exact opportunity they were looking for. CRF was born.

Business +

Over the past two-plus decades, CRF has purchased, rehabbed, and built over 2,200 affordable apartment units across Indiana and Ohio. Those efforts have not only resulted in the preservation and provision of affordable housing for thousands who need it, but have also generated opportunities to help to build schools, orphanages, and churches all over the world.

At the time, the federal government was incentivizing nonprofits to step into the country’s aging affordable housing inventory, and that gave these creative, mission-minded leaders the exact opportunity they were looking for. CRF was born.

We constantly seek new ways to grow our business base, creating even more sustainable revenue streams that will continue to impact people both locally and around the world.

Board of Directors

Dave Cooper

President and Chairman of Community Reinvestment Foundation, Inc.

Tim Shrout

Cofounder of Community Reinvestment Foundation, Inc. President of Samaritan Companies President of Cedar Run Limited

Tim Piano

Owner of HouseMaster Partner at Legacy Property Management

Adam Bocik

Owner at Evergreen Results
Evergreenresults.com

William Tibbets

Dean, Digital Education Dean, College of Business & Technology, North Central University

Meet the Team

We are passionate. We are committed. We love reinvesting in individuals, families, and communities.

Dave Cooper

PRESIDENT

Dave has been a serial entrepreneur his entire life, starting all kinds of businesses ranging from nursing homes to upscale restaurants. His extensive business experience and love for global missions led to the founding of CRF in 1992.

Erik Cooper

VICE PRESIDENT

Erik began his career in the business world before taking a 12 year detour into full-time pastoral ministry. His role at CRF is the perfect blend of both business and ministerial leadership as he guides this missional company into its next generation of impact.

Ryan Ison

Operations Manager

Ryan has spent his career working in operations and management and balances that with a passion and desire to serve others. Working with people and working towards solutions compliments his oversight of operations for all CRF properties.

Rex Whitmer

REGIONAL MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Rex came to CRF with extensive entrepreneurial and management experience. He’s a creative problem solver, a skill he puts into practice daily as regional oversight for CRF’s maintenance teams. When something needs fixed, call Rex. He’ll know what to do.

Angie Boltz

Compliance Director

Angie joined the CRF after many successful years with the Gene Glick company. Managing compliance for an affordable portfolio of this size is not for the faint of heart, but Angie continually proves her ability to keep everyone’s ducks in a row. Nothing gets by her.

Jennifer Smith

OFFICE MANAGER

Jennifer is someone everyone wants on their team. She’s a passionate, organized, strategic thinker who brings creative ideas to every project she approaches. Plus she makes coffee better than your local barista.

Donna Vivace

CONTROLLER

Donna brings a wealth of accounting experience to the CRF team. She’s a dedicated worker who loves to keep everything balanced. Which is perfect for a controller. She’s also a seasoned black belt so don’t mess with her.

Join our Team!

Community Reinvestment Foundation is looking for a qualified individuals looking for a great place to work and to build a career.