Our Staff

Dedicated to Serving Native Communities

Executive

Chrystel Cornelius

CEO and President

(Ojibwe, Oneida)

Florence Ludka

Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President of Finance and Lending

(Ojibwe)

Heather Rademacher Taylor

Chief Operating Officer

Programs

Lanalle Smith

Senior Programs Officer, Capacity Building

(Dine’)

Sayre Savage

Programs Officer

Vincent J. Grant

Programs Officer

(Ojibwe)

Colista Matsaw

Programs Coordinator

(Shoshone-Bannock)

Open Position

Programs Officer

Lending

Jamie Olson

Director of Lending

(Nez Perce)

Alexandra Shaughnessy

Lead Lending and Investment Officer

Mikeala Purvis

Investment Officer
(Anishinaabe)

Finance

Daniel Lee Sharp

Director of Finance

Debbie Powers

Accountant

Michelle Carlson

Finance Assistant

Administrative

Development

Open Position

Executive Assistant

Mary Deiter

Development and Capitalization Officer
(Peepeekisis Cree Nation)

Communications

Information Technology

Sandy Thompson

Communications Director

Isaiah Cornelius

IT Specialist

(Ojibwe)