Scott C. Syphax
President and CEO
Nehemiah Corporation of America
Scott Syphax is the President and CEO of Nehemiah Corporation of America (NCA), a not-for-profit community development corporation in Sacramento, CA. Through the Nehemiah Community Reinvestment Fund, NCA has leveraged over $880 million in projects to spur development in low-income and underserved communities.
is the nation's oldest and largest provider of private downpayment assistance.
Through its flagship program, the Nehemiah Program, NCA
has provided more than $1.5 billion in downpayment assistance gift funds to help over 320,000 families achieve their dream of homeownership.
Mr. Syphax serves on the Board of Directors for the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco and is Chairman of the Affordable Housing Committee.
He was appointed by the Schwarzenegger Administration as the Chairman of the Financial Solvency Standards Board of California and serves as a member of the California Economic Strategy Commission.
He serves on the Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region Board of Trustees and their Finance & Planning Committee and serves on the Board of Directors for HomeAid.
Mr. Syphax serves as Vice-Chairman of the Corporate Fund Board for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. and is the Chairman of the Board of Governors for the Coro Foundation in New York City.
Mr. Syphax earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with an emphasis on Real Estate Development and Land Use Planning from the California State University, Sacramento.
He was also an Executive Fellow with the Coro Foundation and a Fellow with the American Leadership Forum.