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.
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.
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
Joanna Donohoe, Partner, Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC
Tayna Fiddler, Executive Director, Native CDFI Network
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