Shane D. Jett, CEO of the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation, recently received the 2019 Visionary Leader Award in recognition for his contributions to the Native community development financial institutions industry.
Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation’s Felecia Freeman is part of a group of individuals from local businesses that helps propel the community forward with volunteering and support. Shawnee Forward recently named her its Ambassador of the Year.
Under new ownership by Tribal member Jamie Hubble, the Oklahoma City company Haley’s Carpet expanded to Shawnee, close to Tribal headquarters. Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation Market and Facilities Manager TaRena Reece visited the new store. Hubble sought help from the CPCDC to make the expansion happen.
Those attending Family Reunion Festival can take advantage of credit and budgeting sessions, student loan counseling and small business consultations offered through the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation's knowledgeable staff.
Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation Consumer Lending Coordinator Tina Pollard recently became a certified student loan counselor. With her expanded ability to provide financial advice to CPN members and employees, Pollard can now help others develop plans to get out of school debt.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund recently awarded $700,000 of the Core Financial Assistance to the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation.