The Native CDFI Network is led by a three-person staff and governed by a Board of Directors.
Executive Director – TBD
The Native CDFI Network is also supported by Logan Anderson (Comanche/Mandan), Network Manager. In this role Logan is responsible for planning and overseeing the day to day operations and the fiscal health of the organization. In addition, she coordinates the delivery of capacity building services to the Native CDFI Network’s members and clients. She also manages all strategic communications across the Network’s membership and with other key audiences including funders, policymakers, and the media. Logan first entered the Native community and economic development field in 2006 by working for a certified Native CDFI on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation in South Dakota. Since then, she has been an invaluable team member for leading national nonprofits, such as First Nations Oweesta Corporation and First Peoples Fund, where she built her expertise in Native CDFI development and technical assistance delivery. She applies this field knowledge to her current position to support the Native CDFI Network’s mission execution. Logan earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Presentation College.
Board of Directors
The Native CDFI Network is led by a Board of Directors comprised of a group of dedicated leaders and practitioners within the Native CDFI industry. Members of the Board support the Network’s organizational growth and development as well as it’s working committee structure that is designed to maximize our impact while engaging our membership base. In addition, the Native CDFI Network’s Board accommodates three Ex Officio seats that are filled by seasoned community and economic development professionals who lend their knowledge and guidance to the Network.
Board terms are indicated in parenthesis, and Native individuals are indicated with an asterisk.
Pete Upton (2016- 2019)*
Native360 Loan Fund
Fern Orie (2015 – 2018)*
Wisconsin Native Loan Fund
Cindy Logsdon (2016 – 2018)
Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation
Cindy Mittlestadt (2016 – 2019)
Community Financial Incorporation
Cora Mae Haskell (2015 – 2018)
Four Bands Community Fund
Natalie Charley (2017 – 2020)*
Sean Winters (2017 – 2020)*
Robin Danner (2019 – 2022)*
Homestead Loan Fund
Christopher Coburn (2019 – 2022)*
Mvskoke Loan Fund
Lee Anne Adams (2014 – 2018)
Ex Officio Board Member
Jennifer Vasiloff (2014 – 2018)
Ex Officio Board Member
Opportunity Finance Network
Ian Record (2014 – 2018)
Ex Officio Board Member, Data & Impact Committee Chairperson
National Congress of American Indians