Advisory Committee

Tanya Fiddler

An enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is the Executive Director of the Native CDFI  Network, a national network of Native CDFIs she co-founded in 2009. NCN advances policy for Native inclusion and economic opportunity, promoting access to capital and peer learning for Native CDFIs.

Kim Pate 

NCN’s Network Coordinator. Ms Pate brings strategic partnership development, fundraising, policy advocacy, communications and event planning expertise to the core of business for NCN: Membership, Peer Learning, Data & Impact and Policy.


Diana Holshue 

Director of branch Operations and Regional Outreach Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. With 35 years of experience she established and administers an American Indian Internship program for high school graduates providing mentoring, career development training, financial literacy training and job experience to up and coming youth from our native communities.


Sherry Salway Black

Kitcki Carroll

Beth Castro 

Joel Chastain

Elke Chenvey

Sarah Dewees

Joanna Donohoe, Partner, Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC

Tayna Fiddler, Executive Director, Native CDFI Network

Iris Friday

Diana Holshue 

Michelle Kauhane, President & CEO, Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement

Krystal Langholz, Cheif Operating Officer, First Nations Oweesta Corporation

Jennifer Leach, Assistant Director, Division of Consumer and Business Education, Federal Trade Commission

Vickie Oldman-John, Managing Partner, Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC

Kim Pate 

Molly Tovar