Shana Ford

Shana was named executive director of KIPP Minnesota in September 2020. She previously served as vice president at the Center for Economic Inclusion, supporting institutions in assessing and instituting systems for racial equity and economic impact. Shana also served as director of lending and impact investing for First Children’s Finance and chief administration and human capital officer for the Harvest Network of Schools. Shana made the switch to education after an 18-year career in banking, where she served as vice president with BMO Harris and Wells Fargo.