Executive Vice President, Community Development

Katey is based in our Lansing, MI office and is charged with leading Cinnaire’s growth in community development and lending. In her role as Executive Vice President, Community Development, she provides the strategy and drives Cinnaire’s work with mission-driven partners and others CDFIs to fund community facilities that provide social benefits – including health care and education centers, healthy food options, job creation and training, and affordable housing. Katey takes great satisfaction in working with our partners to support and create communities that improve the lives of people that need it the most.

Katey brings more than 20 years of finance and lending experience to Cinnaire. In her previous position as Cinnaire Lending President, she played a key role in developing capacity building and fundraising initiatives and providing strategic direction on operations and lending products lines. Prior to joining Cinnaire in 2007, she worked as a senior audit manager at Plante & Moran, specializing in real estate and governmental audits.

Katey serves on the boards for Affiliate Mortgage Services (formerly Habitat for Humanity Michigan Fund) and The Heat & Warmth Fund (THAW). She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Western Michigan University.