Nichole Lopez

Nichole Lopez joined Craft3 in September of 2017 as a Consumer Loan Servicing Specialist. She joins the consumer team with a mission to provide excellent customer service to support to our clients.

She has spent the last two years serving with the Pacific County Resiliency Corps Team as a WSC (Washington Service Corps Member) AmeriCorps member. In her first year of service she worked with two local non-profits Peninsula Poverty Response and Coastal Community Action Program. Nichole spent most of her time working to connect individuals experiencing poverty to community supports and services as a means to reduce some of the consequences related to poverty. While Serving with PPR and CCAP Nichole was a part of the OWL taskforce whose intention was launching and coordinating the communities’ first emergency shelter for individuals living without housing during the coldest months of the year, a program that is now entering its third season.

Nichole’s second term of service was spent at WellSpring Community Network a community coalition that supports community wellness through active collaboration. She spent most of her time focusing on family engagement programs and advising a student led prevention club.

She is a native to the Long Beach Peninsula and earned her transfer degree from Clatsop Community College. Prior to her AmeriCorps years Nichole was perusing her undergrad in Philosophy she is planning to finish her degree online and will begin classes in the winter term. In her spare time, Nichole, can be seen in the community volunteering at local events, playing fetch with her dog and continuing her work with Peninsula Poverty Response as a board member. Some her favorite volunteer opportunities on the Long Beach Peninsula are Project Homeless Connect, and Overnight Winter Lodging.

Craft3 is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) providing loans that strengthen businesses, families and the environment throughout Oregon and Washington. With capital support from financial, philanthropic and religious institutions and corporations, government agencies and accredited individual investors, Craft3 has invested more than $400 million in Northwest communities since 1994. To learn more or to apply for a loan, visit our website www.Craft3.org.