Gary Molenda

Gary Molenda

Gary L. Molenda

Gary L. Molenda is the President of the Business Development Finance Corporation (BDFC). He joined the nonprofit BDFC in in 1987 as Development Group Manager and has served as President since 1993.  His line manager responsibilities include serving as project manger for community development clients and staff project manager/advisor for the City of Tucson Industrial Development Authority and non-profit Community Finance Corporation.

Career Milestones:
  • Project management/development of more than $140 million of institutional projects on time and within budget for a wide range of public sector and non-profit clients.
  • Developed business strategy and built a portfolio of over $1.2 billion in office, educational and correctional facilities owned by the non-profit Community Finance Corporation and leased to governmental entities utilizing tax-exempt PPP financing structures.
Prior to joining BDFC, Gary worked for a commercial real estate developer and a national architectural firm that specialized in complex health care and high technology projects. Gary holds a B.S. and Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois together with an MBA degree also from the University of Illinois.