Associate Director

Janet directs all program activities, manages the nonprofit loan program, and oversees the financial management of training and strategic financial counsel. In this capacity she brings further cohesion and integration to programming and services, helping the lending team assess each nonprofit’s unique financial situation and craft loans that best meet their immediate and long-term needs. 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. 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.