Rev. Gloria Roach Thomas

Divisional Director and Instructor
The Senior Pastor of Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, Gloria Roach Thomas serves as the Division Director and gives overall executive direction to the organization’s programs, including the CFFC program. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education, a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Master’s Degree in Divinity.

Karen Carey-Bonner

Program Director and Budget/Credit Counselor
Karen Carey-Bonner provides counseling and instruction to individuals and groups in the areas of budgeting, understanding credit reports and the effect credit reports have on purchasing power and economic stability. She holds a B. S. degree in Human Resource Management. She held a MN Real Estate Broker’s license for 10 years, and holds a Trainer’s Certificate for “Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy,” and “Four Direction of Financial Security”. In addition, Carey-Bonner holds a Trainer’s Certificate for “Pre-Purchase Homeownership Counselor Training” through the Minnesota Home Ownership Center.

Kimberly J. Miller

Instructor and Budget Counselor
Kimberly J. Miller joins CFF with nearly 30 years of business experience. She has served as a Human Resource Director, Strategic Planner and Management Trainer in the U.S. and internationally. She returned to her home state of Minnesota with ten years of successful business development in Real Estate and now owns a Real Estate brokerage based in the Twin Cities. In addition to serving as a CFF trainer and counselor, she is a certified GREEN Realtor and Senior Real Estate Specialist with clients throughout the twin cities area and in Wisconsin.

Linda White

Instructor, Credit Counselor and Program Coordinator FFY
She has had an extensive career at US Bank, where she was Branch President of US Bank West Broadway in North Minneapolis, and she has held other management positions in the thirty years at US Bank. White has held senior level positions at both the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, and the Minnesota Office of Fannie Mae. She attributes her passion for Financial Education to having held these positions, and to her numerous years of Community Service on Boards of Directors at the National, State, and Local levels. White has a Trainer’s Certificate for the “Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy” and the “Four Directions of Financial Security.”