Consulting Executive Director, Northwest Indiana Reinvestment Alliance, Hammond, IN
Jean Ishmon is consulting executive director for the Northwest Indiana Reinvestment Alliance and has 33 years of experience in the field of Housing, Fair Housing, Community and Economic Development. In her position with the alliance she has organized and managed the Lake County Housing Taskforce and the Northwest Indiana Banker Community Council. Jean has served as adjunct faculty for the Patricia Roberts Harris National Fair Housing Training Academy (NFHTA) since 2004. She is vice chair of the board of directors for the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, a member of the NCRC Banker Community Collaborative Council and partnered with the Lake County Commission to develop the Lake County Land Bank Authority. Jean attended the University of Southern California and is a graduate of Roosevelt University. She and her husband have six children and 15 grandchildren.