Linda Nosegbe is the Vice President, External Affairs Market Manager of Southeast Michigan for Comerica Bank, where she is responsible for leading CRA initiatives through community and economic development programs and services throughout Southeast Michigan.
In her role, Nosegbe contributes to Comerica’s commitment to positively impacting individuals, families, neighborhoods and businesses in metro Detroit and the surrounding communities throughout southeast Michigan. Her priorities include affordable housing, education including financial literacy, small business development, job training, economic development and neighborhood revitalization programs for low to moderate income individuals and communities.
Nosegbe’ s responsibilities include managing and developing relationships with the bank’s community partners, civic and governmental leaders and nonprofit organizations to help meet the needs of the community. She manages community investments, community services and volunteerism, financial educational programs, partnerships with CDFIs and other centers of influences, as well as the bank’s signature Money $ense program (Comerica Business, Money, Education, Sports and Church $ense programs). She also oversees all community reinvestment act responsibilities in southeast Michigan.
Prior to the role, Linda served as the Bank’s Corporate Compliance Fair Lending Officer. She was responsible for administering the Bank’s Fair Lending Compliance Program risk assessment exams and statistical analyses to ensure that the bank remain compliant with fair lending laws, regulations, and guidance. She also perform periodic fair lending monitoring of the bank’s lending portfolios, served as an advisor to senior management on fair lending issues, partnered with business unit managers and others to identify and correct potential fair lending risk issues with respect to Fair Lending laws and regulations including the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) (Regulation B), Fair Housing Act (FHA), Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), Unfair, Deceptive, and Abusive Acts and Practices (UDAAP) Act, and other applicable laws and regulations in meeting the bank’s Fair Lending objectives.
Linda joined Comerica in 2008 as the Consumer Operation Analysts I team lead since that time, has held a variety of roles with increasing scope and responsibility such as Controllers Financial System Analyst in Business Finance. Prior to joining Comerica Bank, Linda served in various roles at ABN AMRO and Flagstar Bank, where she started her financial services career.
She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration and Computer Information Systems and Programming and completed her Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Walsh College.
Active in the community, Linda serves in many capacities. She seats on the board of Abigayle Ministries and serves as the Treasurer for the Wayne County CRA Association. As a supporter of Comerica Business Resource Groups, Nosegbe serves as the Co-Chair and leadership board for the Comerica African American initiative and holds the position of Networking Chair for the Comerica’s Michigan Women’s Forum. Additionally, she is a member of Comerica’s Michigan Women’s Initiative.