Amanda VanKuren serves as the Business Manager at the Center for Community Progress (Community Progress), America’s nonprofit leader for turning “Vacant Spaces into Vibrant Places.”
VanKuren has been with Community Progress since its inception in 2010. As Business Manager, she is responsible to for the day to day management of all accounts payable/receivable, human resources and internal policy control.
Early in her career, VanKuren discovered her passion while working as a secretary and bookkeeper at a local community development corporation. Later she joined LISC as an Assistant Program Officer for the Statewide Michigan Program and participated in a national-level approach to community development. VanKuren’s 20+ year financial and administrative career has been spent serving others in the community development space both locally and nationally.
In addition to providing the local Flint office administrative & financial support, VanKuren also managed the Statewide MI Program’s HUD portfolio to ensure all HUD guidelines were being followed. She continues to serve Community Progress and those the organization touches with her strong commitment to service.