Northcountry Cooperative Foundation
Tory has worked in the affordable housing industry for eight years. She joined NCF in April 2016 as a cooperative technical assistance provider, working directly with several manufactured home community cooperatives. In January 2019, Tory was promoted to lead the organization’s real estate development activities, including developing the organization’s pipeline of projects, managing the financial analysis and due diligence of properties for development and acquisition, and preparing debt and equity financing applications for co-op housing projects. Tory completed the National Development Council’s Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP) Certification Program in spring 2019. Tory was promoted to Executive Director in September 2020 and now oversees organizational strategy, policy/advocacy, fundraising, and new program development. Tory holds a bachelor's degree in English from Gustavus Adolphus College.