BCorp Team

As a community lender, we already use business as a force for good. As a B Corp, we are inspired to constantly strive to be better—better for our communities, our staff, our borrowers, and the environment.

To reinforce these efforts, we created the “B Team”—a committee comprised of Clearinghouse CDFI employees at all levels. The B Team ensures that our B Corp values remain strong, while also engaging and empowering our employees to help “B the Change”.

Meet the Clearinghouse CDFI B Team:

Mai Nguyen Ha

Mai Nguyen Ha

Name some things on your bucket list: See the ice hotel & northern lights; Live abroad

On an normal Saturday morning, you: I would be sleeping in!

Social issues you care about include: Human rights / Human trafficking

What would you say motivates/drives you? My faith

What do you love about Clearinghouse CDFI? For better or worse, it feels like a family.

Football or Baseball? It’s the same for me as long as there is food and drinks!

Luxury Hotel or Camping Under the Stars? Can I get a luxury hotel bed under the stars?

Roscelle Shands

Roscelle Shands

Name some things on your bucket list: Travel to exotic places like the Maldives

On an normal Saturday morning, you: Do yoga; Drive bro to rugby; Cook for hubby & dogs

Social issues you care about include: Animal cruelty

What would you say motivates/drives you? My relationships; Gratitude for being alive!

What do you love about Clearinghouse CDFI? Relationships I’ve built; Our impact

Cats or Dogs? Dogs

Night in or Night Out? Night in

Natalie Tomasik

Natalie Tomasik

Name some things on your bucket list: Give a TED Talk; Learn to gourmet cook; Be best friends with Taylor Swift

On an normal Saturday morning, you: Sleep late; Explore brunch cafes with my boyfriend

Social issues you care about include: Mental health, especially Alzheimer’s.

What would you say motivates/drives you? I’m a people-pleaser, so I hate letting others down, especially when someone is counting on me.

What do you love about Clearinghouse CDFI? The people and the work we do

Cats or Dogs? Cats always and furrrrrever!

Night in or Night Out? Night in with Netflix, Haagen-Dazs, and a tall glass of pinot

Melissa Brown

Melissa Brown

Name some things on your bucket list: Ride with tornado chasers; Own a vacation home

On an normal Saturday morning, you: Drink lots of coffee; Read a good book

Social issues you care about include: Women’s equality in the workplace; Animal cruelty

What would you say motivates/drives you? Giving my son a good life; Living comfortably

What do you love about Clearinghouse CDFI? We change lives & remain financially sound.

Taco Bell or Del Taco? Del Taco

Night in or Night Out? In!

Ricky Ha

Ricky Ha

Name some things on your bucket list: Be a prize-winning golfer; Retire well; Get married

On an normal Saturday morning, you: Sleep late and have a relaxing breakfast

Social issues you care about include: Education for children living in poverty in Vietnam

What would you say motivates/drives you? Free time to golf; Staying active and working

What do you love about Clearinghouse CDFI? The friendly people

Football or Baseball? Baseball

Luxury Hotel or Camping Under the Stars? Luxury hotel!

Alanna Smith

Alanna Smith

Name some things on your bucket list: Live in the Pacific Northwest; Travel; Earn my MBA

On an normal Saturday morning, you: Sleep in, do breakfast with the hubby, do laundry

Social issues you care about include: Cystinosis; Equal opportunity for girls &  women

What would you say motivates/drives you? Love; A zest for my career; The desire to do some good in the world

What do you love about Clearinghouse CDFI? The mission. We genuinely help people.

Taco Bell or Del Taco? Neither! Taco Bueno!

Football or Baseball? No sports. Esports!

Colin Wegener

Colin Wegener

Name some things on your bucket list: Hike Pacific Crest Trail; Pilot a plane; Scuba dive

On an normal Saturday morning, you: Go on a bike ride or hike; Learn to golf

Social issues you care about include: Increasing housing development

What would you say motivates/drives you? Doing the best I can at home and at work

What do you love about Clearinghouse CDFI? Opportunity for advancement & low stress

Football or Baseball? Baseball

Luxury Hotel or Camping Under the Stars? Camping

Lacey Dixon

Lacey Dixon

Name some things on your bucket list: Visit Ireland; Master different accents.

On an normal Saturday morning, you: Sleep in; Watch Netflix.

Social issues you care about include: Environment; Gender equality

What would you say motivates/drives you? My passions; Performing in local theater; Math

What do you love about Clearinghouse CDFI? The people & projects- I learn from them.

Taco Bell or Del Taco? Taco Bell

Night in or Night Out? Night out

Kristy Ollendorff

Kristy Ollendorff

Name some things on your bucket list: Visit every country in Europe by 55; Retire by 60

On an normal Saturday morning, you: Schlep kids to soccer and swimming or hit the gym

Social issues you care about include: Empowering girls and women; tolerance

What would you say motivates/drives you? Making a difference: at home & at work!

What do you love about Clearinghouse CDFI? We embrace new ideas and empower staff.

Cats or Dogs? I can’t live without either!

Luxury Hotel or Camping Under the Stars? A 5 star hotel OR camping; No in-between!