Dave Prosser wins 2017 Affordable Housing Advocacy Award

May 30, 2017

Dave Prosser-SVP Community Development was awarded the Roanoke Regional Housing Network’s 2017 Affordable Housing Advocacy Award on May 4, 2017 at the 2017 Housing Symposium.

“If there is anyone in the Roanoke Valley who really “gets” all of the components of enhancing’s one quality of life, it’s Dave Prosser. From the moment that Dave stepped into his role as SVP Community Development at Freedom First Credit Union, he’s been working tirelessly to connect the dots for low-income or credit challenged households to achieve a decent quality of life, which includes ensuring that these households have equal opportunity to meet all, just not one component of basic needs…” – An excerpt from Dave’s Nomination

Freedom First works with several nonprofit agencies in the Roanoke and New River Valleys to create social finance programs that address such pressing issues as affordable housing, transportation, and financial education.


Responsible Rides

·         Total Action for Progress (TAP)

·         New River Community Action (NRCA)

·         Solutions That Empower People (STEP)


·         Social Solutions Council of Community Services