Program Manager, Community Development

Chatana joined our team in 2021 as Program Manager, Community Development. She is charged with managing processes to obtain resources to align our strategic community development goals and with managing compliance related to our CDFI resources.

A natural leader with the ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with stakeholders, Chatana brings problem-solving and decision-making yielding positive results skills to our team. She most recently worked as Grant Compliance Program Supervisor at the Detroit Public Schools. There, Chatana supervised the deployment and reporting of $17 million in annual federal and state grants for the 50,000 students attending Detroit Public Schools. Prior to that position, she was a Compliance Administrator at Magna International.

Chatana earned her B.S. in Social Science from Michigan State University. She is currently pursuing her Master of Legal Studies from Washington University.