Ron Homer leads RBC Global Asset Management’s impact investing effort. Ron is responsible for servicing the firm’s impact investing clients and ensuring that investment solutions are implemented based on each client’s impact goals.
Ron’s background and extensive experience in community investing enables him to identify a broad range of impact investment solutions for clients. Before joining RBC GAM-US, Ron was co-founder and CEO of Access Capital Strategies LLC — an investment adviser specializing in community investments that was acquired by RBC GAM-US in 2008. Previously, Ron enjoyed an extensive banking career, including thirteen years as president and CEO of the Boston Bank of Commerce.
As an industry veteran who has worked in the financial services industry since 1969, Ron is often sought to consult with leading government officials on a variety of community impact issues. Ron chaired the board of MassHousing — an industry leader among state housing finance agencies — since the height of the housing crisis in 2009 through 2016. He has also held several other leadership positions for industry trade associations and served on the boards of numerous organizations including Sallie Mae, Nynex Telephone, and the Boston Foundation.