Vandell Hampton, Jr., President & CEO
Vandell Hampton Jr., currently serves as President & CEO of First State Community Loan Fund (CLF), where he is responsible for the overall management and operation of the Loan Fund. Mr. Hampton has served in this capacity since 2004. Under his leadership, First State CLF has disbursed over $20 million in financing to small businesses and community organizations throughout Delaware and in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining First State CLF, Mr. Hampton worked with The Enterprise Center in Philadelphia, a small business incubator, where he managed a micro-loan fund and was heavily involved in the consulting and technical assistance activities. Mr. Hampton spent seven years with USDA, Rural Development, where he financed single-family homes and water and sewer systems for small towns in rural Delaware and Maryland.
Mr. Hampton received his Bachelors of Science in Marketing from Delaware State University in 1993 and a Master of Science in Management, with a concentration in Public Administration, from Wilmington University in 2013.