Leidy joined FINANTA in 2017, bringing over 10 years of customer service and data management experience. As a Loan Officer, she handles mortgage lending from intake, through to closing and thereafter, providing labor intensive mortgage counseling. Prior to becoming a Loan Officer, she handled all loan servicing functions for FINANTA. She holds a Diploma with a Major in Business Administration from Samuel S. Fels, Philadelphia, PA.
Kassandra joined FINANTA in 2018, bringing over 4 years of experience in education. As a Loan Administrator, Kassandra works on the day-to-day operations of the lending department, assisting loan officers with an array of issues, including loan servicing and data management software systems, and workshop preparation for client training. Kassandra holds a Degree in Early Childhood Education from Eastern University, St. Davis, PA.
Jenny joined FINANTA in 2019, bringing over 15 years in civil rights, contract and case management, retail banking, and social and administrative work. In her role at FINANTA, she performs beginning-to-end lending processes including technical assistance, underwriting, closing, and servicing for entrepreneurs and small business owners borrowers, and expands the client base by assisting with market development. Jenny has a Master in Business Administration-Global Management from Strayer University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia.
Mariana joined FINANTA in 2019, bringing over 5 years of experience working at a variety of CDCs. In this role, Mariana works closely with Affinity Group Lending (AGL) clients to help build their financial capacity by providing capital, training, and technical assistance. Mariana is also part of a team assisting with the expansion of the innovative AGL model, replicating it at other institutions. Prior to FINANTA, Mariana was a Project Coordinator for a CDC dedicated to housing, where she provided support to the Administration and Counseling Departments. Furthermore, she worked at a small business development association providing administrative and marketing support.