Vice President, Lending

Janet directs the nonprofit loan program. As a loan officer, she assists individual nonprofits during the loan application, review process, and throughout the lifecycle of the loan. She also delivers training workshops and provides technical assistance on financial management topics to nonprofits throughout Minnesota. She has collaborated on 7 cohorts for nonprofits exploring the launch of a social enterprise.  She loves the idea of nonprofits having autonomy with regards to their money and thinks that social enterprise is a good option on how that can be achieved. Prior to joining the Nonprofits Assistance Fund, Janet was Director of Operations and Financial Manager at Minnesota Environmental Initiative, where she oversaw the financial reporting, budgeting, and operational systems. She has a BA in Business Management from the University of St. Thomas. A graduate of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Leadership Institute, Janet serves on the board of directors for Family Tree Clinic, Danish American Center (Minnesota), and Twin Cities Film Festival.