Nikki Pieratos

Nikki Pieratos, NDN Collective’s managing director of NDN Fund, is a citizen of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa. Pieratos is responsible for the leadership, management, and growth of the NDN Fund, which provides financing for large-scale Indigenous development projects that align with Indigenous economic regenerative principles. She is an accomplished leader in community development finance, with ten years of experience. Pieratos has a bachelor’s degree in history and education from Fitchburg State University, and a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago.