Darin C. Hall
Darin Hall leads the team at Civitas and brings over twenty five years of finance, economic development, and community engagement experience to the firm.
Prior to founding Civitas, Hall served as Executive Vice President at the Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment Authority overseeing all facets of the organization's strategic real estate development efforts in targeted areas to drive commercial, residential, and industrial redevelopment in targeted neighborhoods in the City of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
Prior to relocating to Cincinnati, Hall served as Director of Real Estate for Sustainable Neighborhood Development Strategies at the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Atlanta Civic Site. In that role he directed neighborhood transformation with an intentional focus on community engagement, collaboration, and the development of key neighborhood real estate assets to to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and families.
Prior to his work with at the Atlanta Civic Site, Hall founded DCH Capital Group to catalyze scalable community economic development projects in the southeastern United States. DCH Capital created successful partnerships between non-profit organizations, businesses, municipalities, and market capital sources to spur investment in blighted neighborhoods in Maryland and Georgia.
Hall is committed to serving the community. He is a trustee of the Federal Reserve Bank Cleveland Cincinnati Branch, the Cincinnati Development Fund, the Episcopal Church Foundation of Southwest Ohio, and the African American Chamber of Commerce. Hall also serves on the Advisory Committee of LISC Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky as well as the Advisory Board of the Urban Land Institute Cincinnati. He is a graduate of Leadership Cincinnati Class 37, and a member of United Way’s Tocqueville Society.
Hall earned a bachelor’s degree in banking and finance from Morehouse College and a master’s degree in business administration from Clark Atlanta University.