Kristen Stambach is the Director of Lending at Four Bands. In this position, her primary responsibility is to manage Four Bands’ revolving loan fund program that provides loan capital to support private business development. In addition to her role at Four Bands, Kristen serves on the Leadership Committee of the South Dakota Indian Business Alliance, an organization that fosters private sector development on Indian reservations. Kristen also supports organizational development by analyzing and managing the client database for outcomes tracking, program deliverables, and performance measures. Kristen holds an Agriculture Business Degree from Western Dakota Tech and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Black Hills State University. She has continued to build her professional skills by attending conferences and trainings on mixed-use real estate; new markets tax credits, real estate finance, and economic development finance. Prior to coming on board at Four Bands in November 2010, Kristen worked at Premier Bankcard for over four years. A native to the area, she grew up on a buffalo ranch near Red Scaffold, South Dakota. Kristen currently lives in Dupree, a small town west of Eagle Butte. Kristen enjoys working with all of the clients at Four Bands Community Fund, especially the area youth. In her free time Kristen enjoys painting and horseback riding.