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.