TAMPA FL – Amscot Financial continues its steadfast focus on the community where its roots began. Recently the Tampa-based financial services company contributed $2,500 to The Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc. (CDC), an organization focused on alleviating poverty and physical deterioration in Hillsborough County’s East Tampa Community.
“Amscot Financial has been a long-time partner of the CDC of Tampa, supporting our good work in East Tampa and Hillsborough County,” says Ernest Coney, president and CEO for the CDC.
Ian MacKechnie, Amscot’s founder, chairmen and CEO, is quick to cite the importance of organizations like the CDC. “Community is about looking after one another, and the CDC has shown an unwavering commitment to improving the lives of our fellow neighbors,” says MacKechnie. “They deserve our support.”
The CDC’s roots can be traced back to May 5, 1992, when it was known as the Lee Davis Neighborhood Development Corporation. The CDC supports many local neighborhoods plagued with dilapidated, overcrowded housing, and high rates of poverty, unemployment