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Chrystel Cornelius

Chrystel Cornelius is the CEO of First Nations Oweesta Corporation, the only national Native CDFI intermediary, providing opportunities for Native people to develop assets and create wealth. Ms. Cornelius has worked with Native communities for most of her professional career, with more than 23 years of experience working in the Native economic development field. She is an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians located in North Dakota.