IFF continues to grow and prosper through our greatest asset: our team of talented, dedicated professionals, committed to excellence and mission.

Meet the IFF Board and Advisory Councils
Adrienne Baker

Adrienne Baker

Managing Director of Lending, Chicago Metro Region and Northwest Indiana
Alex Mendoza

Alex Mendoza

Director of Structured Finance, Asset Management and Compliance
Amber Korf

Amber Korf

Senior Lender - Southern Region
Andre Gibson

Andre Gibson

Director of Lending - Indiana and Kentucky
Beverley Loyd

Beverley Loyd

Managing Director of Lending - Michigan and Ohio
Brett Mueller

Brett Mueller

Director of Lending - Chicago and Northwest Indiana
Brittany Senger

Brittany Senger

Senior Lender - Affordable Housing
Channa Ring

Channa Ring

Director of Compliance for Capital Solutions
Charniese Miller

Charniese Miller

Underwriter, Chicago
Corey Walton

Corey Walton

Underwriter
Dana Lieberman

Dana Lieberman

Senior Vice President of Capital Solutions Read Bio

Dana Lieberman

Senior Vice President of Capital Solutions
Dana Lieberman

As Senior Vice President for Capital Solutions, Dana Lieberman provides broad, executive-level oversight of the organization’s regional nonprofit financing program. She manages a team of 25+ professionals working in loan origination, portfolio management, and structured finance across IFF’s footprint in the Midwest.

Ms. Lieberman joined IFF in 2012 as Director of Compliance and Investor Programs, responsible for managing and coordinating IFF’s investor relationships, compliance initiatives, and New Markets Tax Credits-related activities. She was promoted in 2013 to Managing Director of Lending, with responsibilities for the leadership and management of the loan origination program and staff across IFF’s footprint.

Prior to joining IFF, Ms. Lieberman was Chief Operating Officer of a social enterprise bakery and transitional jobs training program affiliated with a Chicago social service agency. She began her career in commercial banking and spent 13 years with LaSalle Bank and Bank of America in Chicago.

She received her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and earned a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She serves on the Loan Committee and Community Advisory Committee for Partners for the Common Good, a community development financial institution based in D.C.

Darian Luckett

Darian Luckett

Director of Lending - Wisconsin and Iowa
David de Velder

David de Velder

Senior Underwriter
Deepti Pareenja

Deepti Pareenja

Department Coordinator
Eddie Soto

Eddie Soto

Senior Portfolio Manager
Eric Williams

Eric Williams

Senior Portfolio Manager
Farah Ansari

Farah Ansari

Underwriter, Structured Finance
Gina Eskeli

Gina Eskeli

Asset Manager, Affordable Housing
Jeff Ramsey

Jeff Ramsey

Asset Manager, Affordable Housing
Jennifer Overton

Jennifer Overton

Manager of Closing and Escrow Services
Jermaine Simmons

Jermaine Simmons

Underwriter, Southern Region
Jerri Edwards

Jerri Edwards

Managing Director of Credit and Policy
Jerry Schmahl

Jerry Schmahl

Director of Lending
Jocelyn Velazquez

Jocelyn Velazquez

Senior Lender
Julia Levy

Julia Levy

Portfolio Manager
Kelly Cook

Kelly Cook

Senior Underwriter, Eastern Region
Kimberly Sahara

Kimberly Sahara

Closing and Escrow Officer
Kirby Burkholder

Kirby Burkholder

President, Core Business Solutions Read Bio

Kirby Burkholder

President, Core Business Solutions
Kirby Burkholder

Kirby Burkholder joined IFF in 2001 as a manager working on real estate consulting projects in the Chicago area, where his projects ranged from discreet consulting reports to $38 million development projects. From 2007-2013, Mr. Burkholder served as Executive Director of IFF’s St. Louis office, where the loan portfolio grew to more than $75 million under his direction. No stranger to building new IFF territories, he relocated to Detroit in December 2013 to lead IFF’s expansion into Michigan and Ohio. As IFF Vice President and Executive Director of the Eastern Region, Mr. Burkholder grew the Detroit office to 14 FTEs providing the full-range of IFF services.

From 2017-2022, Mr. Burkholder served as President of IFF’s Social Impact Accelerator, managing IFF’s research and evaluation practice, talent management, and proactive real estate development efforts, as well as special teams focused on transforming sectors such as early childhood education, schools, and housing for people with disabilities.

In June 2022, Mr. Burkholder was appointed President of Core Business Solutions and now leads IFF’s lending, real estate consulting, and development services across the Midwest.

Previously, Burkholder served as a commercial development manager with The Resurrection Project in Chicago and earned his master’s in urban planning from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He currently serves on the executive committee for the National Children Facilities Network.

Lettice Crawford

Lettice Crawford

Director of Lending - Michigan
Marina Titova

Marina Titova

Managing Director, Structured Finance
Mike Connolly

Mike Connolly

Manager of Special Assets
Monica Staton

Monica Staton

Loan Administrator
Omar Elhagmusa

Omar Elhagmusa

Senior Lender - Ohio
Sara Walton

Sara Walton

Senior Closing and Escrow Officer
Steve Rose

Steve Rose

Managing Director, Portfolio Management
Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith

Underwriter
Terry Boston

Terry Boston

Senior Closing and Escrow Officer
Terry Young

Terry Young

Chief Credit Officer Read Bio

Terry Young

Chief Credit Officer
Terry Young

Terry Young serves as IFF’s Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. He brings to this position deep experience in the areas of real estate lending and small business financing. Mr. Young has worked with both large corporations and small community organizations throughout his career.  Most recently, he served as Director of Commercial Real Estate at BMO Harris Bank in Chicago and, prior to that, Director of Commercial Banking at Urban Partnership Bank of Chicago. At Urban Partnership Bank, he was responsible for supervising all commercial lending and portfolio management operations.

Mr. Young also spent many years working for the Fannie Mae Corporation in a variety of leadership roles related to community development, community outreach, and finance. His work at Fannie Mae included supervising a team of community development professionals throughout the western half of the United States. As a hands-on owner of commercial real estate, Mr. Young has first-hand experience and knowledge of what it takes to bring a community development project from concept to reality.

Mr. Young serves on the boards of Dunamis Community Advocate Services, Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation, IDEAL Education Foundation, and Hispanic Housing Development Corporation. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance and his M.B.A. in Accounting/Finance from the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana. Terry is also a Certified Public Accountant and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.