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Kristen Komara

Vice President of Community Wealth Building
The Resurrection Project


Kristen Komara is the Vice President of Community Wealth Building at The Resurrection Project (TRP) in Chicago, IL where she also co-founded TRP Lending, a certified CDFI since 2017. Kristen leads TRP’s financial capability objectives and CDFI/mortgage lending activity. Additionally, Kristen has been an instructor with UnidosUS since 2009, where she teaches HUD-approved courses in pre-purchase and rental counseling, marketing and fundraising, and housing counseling program management. Kristen holds a Masters in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame, and has extensive training in this field. Kristen resides in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago with her husband and three sons.