Our Team

Jimmie Keenan, MSN, RN, FACHE, FAAN
Board Chair,
Community Leader,
WellMed Medical Management, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas

Jeff Brouillard
Vice Chair, Wells Fargo

San Antonio, Texas

Jim Adams
Secretary, Community Leader

San Antonio, Texas

Steven Lackowski
Treasurer, PWC

Dallas, Texas

Wayne Alexander
Vice Chair
Community Leader

San Antonio, Texas

Dr. Dianna M. Burns-Banks, MD
South Texas Center for Pediatric Care

San Antonio, Texas

John Chamberlain
Capital One

New Orleans, LA

James “Jay” Dreibelbis
Woodforest National Bank

The Woodlands, Texas

Melinda Guerra‐Reeves
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Houston, Texas

George Hernandez Jr.
University Health Systems

San Antonio, Texas

Michele D. Hoskins, PhD.
P&M Hoskins Enterprises, Urban Air Franchisee

San Antonio, Texas

William “Bill” Moll
Community Leader

San Antonio, Texas

Rey Ocañas

Houston, Texas

Ana Rodriguez
Lakeside Bank

Dallas, Texas

Angie Salinas
Girls Scouts of SW Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Richard (Dick) T. Schlosberg III
Community Leader

San Antonio, Texas

Dr. G.P. Singh
Community Leader

San Antonio, Texas

Kathryn Snapka
The Snapka Law Firm

Corpus Christi, Texas

Janie Barrera
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Interim President
Nelly Rojas-Moreno
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Amy H. Hereford
General Counsel & Chief External Affairs Officer
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Adrian Gonzalez
Chief CDC Officer

Veronica Cruz
Director of Closing
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Marchell Gebhardt
Controller, CPA
Adam Henson
VP of Underwriting
Janie Hernandez
VP of Human Resources
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Mindy Jimenez
VP of Advancement
Daniela Paz
Director of Grants and Investment Oversight
Diego Rivas 2017
Diego Rivas
Director of Loan Servicing & Account Resolution
DK Thepuatrakul
VP of Information Technology
Linda Toyota
VP of Community Engagement and Development, Houston

Chris Allen
VP of SBA 504 Business Development, North Texas
Michael Coulter
SVP of Lending
Michi Clay
VP of Lending
Jennifer Dale
VP of Loan Administration
Laura Leal Estrada
Market Manager
Dahlia Garcia
Dahlia Garcia
VP, Business Development Officer
Corey Gaskill
VP of SBA 504 Business Development, Austin
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Tasha Harvey
VP, Business Development Officer
Rachel Rodriguez
Director of 504 SBA Loan Servicing
Sara Saldaña
SVP of Lending
Bob Schraitle
SVP of SBA 504 Business Development, San Antonio
LaTisha Venters
VP of SBA 504 Business Development, Houston

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Margaret Wilson-Anaglia
Director of LiftFund Women’s Business Center, San Antonio
Bridgett Ross
VP of Business Support
Ryan Salts
Director of Launch SA
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Sandra Gonzalez
Program Manager
Maria Hall
Director of LiftFund Women’s Business Center, Dallas / Ft. Worth

LiftFund Values
"Each of our values are interconnected and create an organization that enables our team to do their best and deliver the very best to our customers and one another." - Janie Barrera President & CEO of LiftFund


Dedicated to our Customers

  • We listen to our internal and external customers’ needs and provide excellent customer service.
  • Our products and services reflect our commitment to serve entrepreneurs and the small business community.
  •  We approach interactions with care and enthusiasm.
  • We are professional representatives for LiftFund in all we do.
  • We educate and empower our customers.

Lead with Integrity

  • We are transparent, ethical, and compassionate toward our internal and external customers.
  • We work collaboratively to ensure LiftFund represents the highest ethical standards.
  • We follow the highest standards and communicate effectively in all our endeavors.
  • We provide knowledgeable solutions and are accountable to results.

Strive to be Better

  • We foster an environment that supports personal and professional growth for our clients and our fellow employees.
  • We listen, learn, and continue to grow ourselves and LiftFund.
  • We are motivated to excel and to exceed expectations.
  • We creatively design our products and services to bring to our customers and employees the best.

Want to be a Lifter?

We just might have a role for you!

Together, we can create an environment where everyone has an opportunity to prosper.

LiftFund is a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a coveted Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator that provides opportunity and lifts entrepreneurs to economic prosperity. Our team of dedicated (passionate) Lifters work across our 15-state footprint to provide affordable and responsible credit, create and sustain jobs, and stabilize communities.

Need Support?

Our team is here to help you take the next step.

Janie Barrera
President & CEO

Ms. Barrera is a change-agent in the field of microfinance. She has worked hard to level the financial playing field for entrepreneurs who historically have faced considerable obstacles when seeking the financing they need to start and grow their businesses. A firm believer that entrepreneurship is a viable tool to break the cycle of poverty, Ms. Barrera has dedicated her career to helping and empowering individuals to build assets, create wealth, and leave a legacy for future generations.