Clara Krause

Asset Management and Loan Officer

(507) 316-0228

Clara Castillejos Krause is the Asset Management and Loan Officer and has been with Three Rivers since September 2009.  Clara oversees the agency’s lending functions, including the administration of the secondary financing programs, and manages the agency’s rental real estate portfolio. She also coordinates the Home Matters 2.0 owner-occupied rehabilitation program in Northfield. She is a certified Residential Energy Auditor, completed Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy training, NeighborWorks Training Institute’s Nuts and Bolts of Asset Management and has completed the Minnesota Community Action Partnership’s Emerging Leader Institute.  She is certified as a Housing Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council.  She graduated from the University of Quintana Roo in Mexico with a major in International Relations; her previous work experience includes legal aid, HR manager and real estate commercial director. She is passionate about Three Rivers Community Action’s mission and its efforts to help others.  Clara was born and raised in southern Mexico and moved to Pine Island, MN in 2007 where she currently lives with her husband and their son.