Who We Are - Exodus Lending - Exodus Lending

Exodus Lending is the only nonprofit dedicated solely to helping Minnesotans get out of predatory lending debt.

What We Do

We get Minnesotans out of predatory loan debt and back on track financially by enrolling and supporting them in a 0% interest refinance program, lending up to $1,500 to qualified participants.

Why We Do It

We envision a world where all people are free from the cycle of debt caused by predatory lenders. We seek lasting change for the individuals and families, for financial institutions, and for our society.


Meet Our Staff

Anne Leland Clark

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Executive Director

Anne Leland Clark joined as Executive Director on February 7, 2022 after serving on the board for 4 years. Anne is an experienced and passionate advocate for financial inclusion and economic justice. For the previous decade, she worked as the Financial Capability + Learning Director at Prepare + Prosper designing and supporting financial coaching and inclusion programs. Before that she earned her Masters Degree in Public Policy from the Humphrey School and ran an English school for immigrant and refugee adults.

Jeremiah Fuller

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Director of Lending and Programs

Jeremiah is an experienced community and justice advocate having served as a Director of Community and Church engagement for Safe Families For Children. In this role, his work was focused on keeping children in a safe environment during a family crisis. In partnership with churches and the community, his role was crucial to many families across the metro. He has personally witnessed the devastation the predatory loan system can have on the community, and has a strong passion for inclusion and economic justice.

Logan Rathjen

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Program Coordinator

Logan graduated from St. Olaf College with a History degree. He has spent time working in healthcare IT and in public libraries. He's excited to join Exodus Lending and have a positive impact in our community!

Kaitlyn Szabo

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Administrative and Development Associate

Kaitlyn studied urban studies and sociology of law at the University of Minnesota. During her undergraduate career, she spent time working with a research group focused on supporting military families and interning with a tenant’s rights advocacy organization as well as a community foundation supporting social justice initiatives throughout Minnesota.

Anika Riewe

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Engagement Manager

Anika has been with Exodus Lending since 2018, she considers herself a people-person and is committed to building up communities and fighting for equity within social systems. She graduated from the University of St. Thomas where she earned degrees in Justice & Peace Studies and Psychology.


Executive Board Members

Vienna Wilson

President

Metropolitan Council

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Missy Juliette

Vice-President

Finance Professional at the University of Minnesota

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Gene Hummel

Secretary

Attorney

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Nick Scheibel

Treasurer

Advisor, JNBA Financial Advisors

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Board Members At-Large

Gary Hess

Board Member

Attorney

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James Unglaube

Board Member

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Latichia (Tish) Harper

Board Member

Sls Enablement Program Mgr, Medtronic

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Ryan Smith

Board Member

Director of Government Affairs, Minnesota Credit Union Network

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Sola Olateju

Board Member

Employee Benefits Consultant, USI Insurance Services

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SueLyne Hok

Board Member

Director, HR Operations

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Tonia Brinston

Board Member

Career Coach & Financial Educator

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Youa Lee

Board Member

Financial Advisor, Thrivent

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Exodus Lending Meets Standards!

Exodus Lending is a Charities Review Council Meets Standards Organization! The "Meets Standards" seal demonstrates our alignment with widely accepted standards of accountability, responsibility, integrity, and transparency to donors as well as the general public.
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