One Roof Community Housing is pleased to announce the addition of three new hires to support its Lending and Land Trust programs in 2016. Noah Hobbs has been hired as Lending Director, Dale Lewis as Loan Officer and Katie Seipel-Anderson has been hired as Community Land Trust Associate.
Noah Hobbs, as Lending Director, oversees One Roof’s Lending program which recently became certified as a Community Development Financial Institution. The certification by the U.S. Treasury, allows One Roof to expand its Lending services to support economic opportunity for residents and businesses in low income communities across the Twin Ports area. Hobbs previously worked as a planner for the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) in Virginia. He also is a graduate from UMD and has a Masters from Hamline University and serves as a Councilor at Large on the Duluth City Council.
Dale Lewis joined One Roof in October as a Loan Officer with One Roof’s Lending program. She will be assisting in the growth of the Loan Program and working directly with applicants seeking loans for energy efficiency, renovations and general repairs of their homes. Lewis served as President of Park State Bank in Lincoln Park, Morgan Park and Minneapolis for 32 years. Lewis is a graduate of Montana State University and the Graduate School of Banking in Madison.
Katie Seipel-Anderson joined One Roof as our Community Land Trust Associate and will be responsible for working with One Roof’s Community Land Trust (CLT) homebuyers and homeowners throughout our service area. With over 275 CLT homes in St Louis, Lake & Carlton counties, the program continues to grow and will be expanding into Cook County in 2017. Seipel-Anderson graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Superior in 2007 with a BA in legal studies and a minor in conflict resolution & mediation. She worked for 9 years as a paralegal at Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick before joining One Roof this summer.