The Minnesota Homeownership Center promotes and advances successful homeownership in Minnesota

We link individuals, homeownership advisors and industry stakeholders. We support community-based organizations with the structure and funding to develop and deliver culturally-responsive homeownership education and advising. And we collaborate and lead the development of innovative homeownership programming. We believe equitable access to homeownership is essential to strong communities and creates opportunities for generations to come. Click here to access our latest Annual Report.

The Minnesota Homeownership Center was created in 1993 by a coalition of organizations dedicated to making homeownership achievable for all Minnesotans. The diversity of this collaboration – non-profit organizations, REALTORS, mortgage finance agencies, local governments and other interests – is still represented in the diversity of the Center’s board:

Jill Aleshire

VP, Strategic Initiatives

Coffee and Bagel Brands

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Christine Berger

VP, Political Affairs

Minnesota Association of REALTORS

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Robyn Bipes-Timm

COO

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Board President

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Rosey Dickey

SVP, Director Collections & Loss Mitigation

TCF Bank

Board Secretary

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Jim Erchul

Executive Director

Dayton's Bluff Neighborhood Housing Service

Deborah Flannery

Director, Programs & Lending

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund

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Karen Gajeski

SVP, Mortgage Banking

Thrivent Federal Credit Union

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Mike Happe

SVP/CMO

SFM Mutual

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Nancy Healy

Mortgage Loan Officer

Bremer Bank

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Portia Jackson

Program Manager, Homeownership Advising Services

PRG, Inc.

Kasey Kier

Assistant Commissioner

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

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Roxanne Kimball

Senior Project Coordinator

City of Minneapolis

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David Lindstrom

SVP

Midwest One

Board Treasurer

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Darcy McDonald

Real Estate Business Development Coordinator

Wings Financial Credit Union

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Fatima Moore

Director, Public Policy

Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless

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Noel Nix

Deputy Director, Government Relations & Community Engagement

City of St. Paul

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Ela Rausch

Project Director

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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Keenan Raverty

VP

Bell Mortgage

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Virginia Solis Zuiker

Associate Professor, Dept. of Family Social Science

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Rose Teng

Public Policy Director

Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers

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Jen Thompson

Director, Investor Relations

US Bank

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Stephanie Vergin

Housing Program Director

USDA Rural Development - MN

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Michelle Vojacek

Program Coordinator, Planning & Economic Development

City of St. Paul

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David Wiese

VP, Community Relations

Wells Fargo

Board Vice President

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