Maia Benson has been a longstanding leader in the banking industry. She is an Advisory Board Member for the Ms. Foundation for Women, the first foundation to direct funds to grassroots women leaders and their organizations tackling the most pressing threats to women's health, safety and economic security.
Ms. Benson has extensive and diverse experience in dynamic leadership, with a forte for maximizing opportunities and project managing. She has experience in fundraising on corporation and individual sponsorship levels. She has also worked personally and professionally as a leader on the lending side of the banking industry, to promote economic growth and opportunity for the hardest hit socioeconomic demographics in the south and west sides of Chicago.
Benson has been committed to being a part of the housing solution, and a financial vehicle for the revitalization of under-served Chicago neighborhoods.She is currently a Vice-President with a national state chartered bank. Blueleaf Lending, the subsidiary of Midwest Community Bank, in Chicago, Illinois.Prior to joining Blueleaf, Benson was the Branch Manager for the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC Mortgage), where she was second in command to the entire sales and production staff for the North Central Region.
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