First Children’s Finance Announces Michigan Director

First Children’s Finance announced today that James Henderson has joined the organization as the Michigan Director.

James joined First Children’s Finance in April, 2018, bringing over 14 years of education, nonprofit, entrepreneur and business experience. James previously served as the Executive Director of Arts & Scraps in Detroit, Vice President of Operations and Strategic Partnerships for the Metro Detroit Charter Center, Quality Schools Facilitator for the Michigan Association of Public School Academies, and Principal and Superintendent of Cole Academy in Lansing. In his role at First Children’s Finance, James will lead efforts to grow and sustain child care businesses in Detroit and across the state of Michigan. James is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Education and a Master’s in Education Administration from Central Michigan University.
First Children’s Finance Michigan Team
Jaime Odister, Business Development Specialist
Heidi Hagel Braid, Director of National Programs
Jim Dickinson, Loan Fund Director

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