Session Speakers

Ammar Askari

Director for Community Affairs Outreach | Office of the Comptroller of Currency

Learn More

David Black

Community Development Expert | Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Learn More

Janis Bowdler

Counselor to the Secretary (Racial Equity) | U.S. Treasury

Learn More

Megan Cruz
Osage Nation

Senior Economic Education Specialist | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Learn More

Chrystel Cornelius
Ojibwe; Oneida

CEO & President | Oweesta

Learn More

Gary Cunningham

President & CEO at Prosperity Now

Learn More

Robin Danner
native Hawaiian

CEO & Co-Founder -Homestead Loan Fund | Chairwoman – SCHHA | NCN National Policy Chair

Learn More

Rep. Sharice Davids
Ho-Chunk Nation

U.S. House of Representatives · Kansas

Learn More

Andrew Gordon

Executive Advisor | Clearinghouse CDFI

Learn More

Jodie Harris

Director |U.S. Department of the Treasury’s CDFI Fund

Learn More

Courtney Haynes

Department of Energy | Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations

Learn More

Sheila D. Herrera

Executive Director | Tiwa Lending Service

Learn More

Candace Herring

Senior Community Development Oversight Analyst |Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Learn More

Michou Kokodoko

Project Director – Community Development and Engagement |Minneapolis Federal Reserve | Center For Indian Country Development

Learn More

Onna LeBeau
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska

Director | Office of Indian Economic Development Department of Interior

Learn More

Casey Lozar
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes

Vice President/Director | Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank | Center For Indian Country Development

Learn More

Angie Main
Fort Belknap Gros Ventre Tribe

Fort Belknap Gros Ventre Tribe

Learn More

Chad S. Marchand
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Sr. Program Manager/Tribal and Indigenous Communities | Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Learn More

Robert J. Miller
Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma

Professor of Law at Arizona State University | Author | Reservation Capitalism

Learn More

Ronald L. Milsap

Director | BMO Harris Bank

Learn More

Ben Navarro

Advisor – Affordable Housing Strategies for Rural and Native American Markets | Fannie Mae

Learn More

Fern Orie
Oneida

Chief Programs Officer Executive Vice President of Advocacy & Strategic Partnerships |
Oweesta

Learn More

Letticia Flores Poole

Co-Head for Black and Latinx Small Business BMO Harris Bank

Learn More

Tim Rios

Senior Vice President | Rural Strategy Leader | Social Impact & Sustainability | Wells Fargo

Learn More

Ben Sanders
Northern Cheyenne Tribe

Chief Financial Officer |Native American Development Corporation

Learn More

Steven Shepelwich

Senior Community Development Advisor Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Learn More

Xochitl Torres Small

Under Secretary for Rural Development

Learn More

Joel Smith
Caddo Nation of Oklahoma

Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer | Native American Bank

Learn More

Pilar M. Thomas

Partner | Quarles and Thomas

Learn More

Jeff Tickle

General Manager | Inlet Lending Centers

Learn More

Nick Tilsen
Oglala Lakota

President & CEO | NDN Collective

Learn More

Jesse Van Tol

President & CEO | National Community Reinvestment Coalition

Learn More

Mel Willie
Navajo Nation

Director of Native Partnerships and Strategy | NeighborWorks

Learn More

Rollin Wood
Cherokee

Executive Director| Native Partnership for Housing

Learn More