Meet the Staff

  1. Velma, Program Manager
  2. Sonia, Financial Counselor
  3. Tammy, Financial Counselor

Velma Kyser joins the Financial Empowerment Center after 33 years in the banking industry, where she was a tireless advocate for "banking the unbanked". Velma is well-known for her community service efforts. She and her husband have volunteered for the City's Mobile Food Pantry for the last seven years, and Velma is a member of the Allen Neighborhood Center board of directors and is the Vice President of the Entrepreneur Institute of Mid-Michigan.