Vanessa joined the team as a Program Associate in 2019 to drive efforts around microloan financing and wealth equity.
Prior to joining Access Ventures, Vanessa worked with Health Enterprises Network, an affiliate of GLI, to foster the growth of Greater Louisville’s health-related economy through ecosystem connectivity and community partnerships.
Vanessa received a B.A. in Geography from the University of Kentucky. She enjoys bringing creative ideas and solutions to community development, and really enjoys a well-crafted map. In her free time Vanessa likes to paint, craft, see live music, collect houseplants and tend to her cat children.