NIFA Staff

Executive Director

Tim Kenny
(402) 434-3900

Operations (

Christie Weston, Deputy Director(402) 434-3912
Ted Simpson*, Director of Development(402) 898-2503
Robin Ambroz-Hollman, Deputy Director of Programs(402) 434-2947
Sheila Gans, Administrative Assistant(402) 434-3920
Ashley Dunn, Receptionist(402) 434-3900

Finance (

Steve Clements, Chief Operating Officer(402) 434-3908
Judy Krasomil, Treasurer(402) 434-3909
Jody Cook, Controller(402) 434-3913
Michaela Mallery, Accounting Manager(402) 434-3928
Joann McHale, Staff Accountant(402) 434-3911

Multifamily & Tax Credit (

Sara Tichota, Allocation Manager(402) 434-3916
Kirk Benner, Allocation Specialist(402) 434-3927
Kelly Schultze, Compliance Manager(402) 434-3907
Tammy Burd, Compliance Specialist(402) 434-3919
Andray Fairley, Compliance Specialist(402) 434-2946
Kara Lacey, Compliance Specialist(402) 441-4641

Home Ownership Department (

Jacki Young, Chief Homeownership Officer(402) 434-3915
Amanda Wusk, Relationship Manager(402) 434-2948
Susan Lauver, Team Leader(402) 434-3914
Micheline Henning, Compliance Specialist(402) 434-3926
Shelley Abraham, Compliance Specialist(402) 434-2949

Outreach/Community Development (

Elizabeth Fimbres*, Program Manager(402) 898-2501
John Turner, Manager of Community Development & Research(402) 434-6934
Susan Pulec, Marketing Specialist(402) 434-0970
Royce Sheibal*, Program Coordinator(402) 898-2504

Agriculture (

Dudley Beyer, Programs Manager(402) 434-6931

* NIFA Omaha Office Personnel

Employment Opportunities

NIFA offers a variety of employment opportunities for people with experience in accounting, financial management, program management, IT, housing and real estate development and administration.

We are currently seeking to hire a Homeownership Operations Manager to oversee all aspects of the origination process for NIFA first and second mortgage loans.  This position requires experience with automated loan origination systems, development of workflow processes, federal regulatory guidelines, government and conventional loan underwriting guidelines and secondary market guidelines.  The Homeownership Operations Manager will supervise and lead a cohesive compliance review team that provides excellent customer service levels.  For a complete job description, click here.

The salary range is competitive and NIFA offers an excellent benefit package.  Qualified applicants should submit their resume and list of references to Jacki Young, Chief Homeownership Officer.  The email address is and mailing address is 1230 "O" Street, 200 Commerce Court, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508.