• Howard Snyder

    Executive Director Northwest Side CDC Executive Director Howard Snyder

    The NWSCDC’s Executive Director since 1983, Mr. Snyder has shaped the business development strategy for the agency and implemented community economic development efforts on the Northwest Side for over 30 years.

  • Antoinette Nelson

    Office Manager Antoinette Nelson

    Ms. Nelson has been with the NWSCDC since 1997, and brings extensive experience in managing funds, records, and procedural components of the agency.

  • Willie Smith

    Director of Lending Willie Smith

    Mr. Smith  serves as NWSCDC’s Director of Lending, managing the organization’s business lending program and leading workforce development efforts. His experience with banking and economic development initiatives assists NWSCDC in developing its long-term strategy for Milwaukee’s northwest side. Mr. Smith is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) through the National Development Council.

  • Andrew Haug

    Resource Development Manager Andrew Haug

    Andrew Haug is responsible for all aspects of fundraising, including grant-writing and reporting, for NWSCDC. He brings years of non-profit sector experience, including fundraising and education. His training in urban planning also contributes to NWSCDC activities with economic development and urban redevelopment around Milwaukee’s Northwest Side.

  • Kelly Lempa

    NSP Coordinator Kelly Lempa

    Ms. Lempa joined the Community Organizing team in April, 2019 and works in NSP Area 4.  She has a Masters in community and family social work from the University of Puerto Rico and brings to the role years of work experience in community non-profits, churches and schools.  Ms. Lempa enjoys supporting residents in the projects that they choose to implement in their neighborhoods.

  • Danitra Jones

    NSP Coordinator Danitra Jones

    Danitra Jones serves as a Community Organizer, and is responsible for the Neighborhood Strategic Planning in Area 1. Danitra earned her MBA from Walden University in Health Education and Promotion. Danitra brings years of experience working with community based non-profit organizations in the City of Milwaukee.

  • Sarah Bregant

    Community Development Specialist Sarah Bregant

    Sarah Bregant recently earned a Master of Urban Planning from UW-Milwaukee.  She completed internships with the City of Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust, gaining extensive experience in brownfield redevelopment and green infrastructure.  She collaborates on various projects in the 30th Street Industrial Corridor.