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Rochelle Gibbs

Fund Development Manager

Rochelle Gibbs joins the African Development Center of Minnesota as a Fund Development Manager. Prior to joining ADC, Rochelle worked for a nonprofit consultancy business as well as supported small businesses as a freelancer.   For over a decade, Rochelle's dedication to helping others has positioned her as a volunteer leader for a global NGO advocating against extreme poverty, as a board member for a nonprofit serving rural Tanzania, and in administrative support roles within the Twin Cities nonprofit community.  These positions have allowed Rochelle to showcase her talents in fundraising and outreach campaigns, event and project management, relationship building and day-to-day business operations.  Rochelle has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brooks Institute and lives in Bloomington with her family. 

Staff Directory

Nasibu Sareva

Executive Director

Denise Favors

Lender Service Provider / SBA CA 7(a) Loan Program

Hibo Abdi

Business Advisor / Loan Officer

Ayan Abdinur

Program Administrator & Regional Manager – Southern Minnesota

Habtamu Gana

SBA Microloan Program Manager / Housing & Financial Ed. Program Assistant Manager

Rich Thomasgard

Property & Projects Manager

Abdirahin Hussen

Regional Manager - Central Minnesota

Rochelle Gibbs

Fund Development Manager

In Memoriam Hussein Samatar

Founder, African Development Center of Minnesota