About Jennifer Rhoads, CFP

Jennifer Rhoads, CFP

Before joining the Foundation, Jennifer Rhoads spent 15 years working extensively in financial planning and wealth management. She has experience with a variety of professional financial planning services for affluent clients, including charitable planning, trust and estate services. Rhoads is a Certified Financial Planner™ and a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.

Jennifer graduated from Washington State University, Pullman with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communications. She believes strongly in community service and regularly volunteers at nonprofit organizations and community events. She currently serves as a board member for Grantmakers of Oregon and SW Washington and is a member of the City of Vancouver’s Executive Sponsors Council, “Vancouver Strong.” Jennifer is a lifelong resident of Vancouver with her husband Don and two children.

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Recent Posts by Jennifer Rhoads, CFP

More Funding for CARES Act Loan Programs Could Benefit Nonprofits

April 28th, 2020

On Friday, a $484 billion bill became the fourth relief package passed by Congress to address the sweeping economic impacts of COVID-19. The most recent aid will replenish CARES Act loan programs that are available to nonprofits.

Three of the loan programs outlined in the CARES Act offered support for nonprofits. This most recent aid infuses …

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The Challenge of Coronavirus

March 16th, 2020

Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, social distancing—whether in conversation or through news reports, we’ve become too familiar with these terms. Concerns about public health and safety are intensifying, and it can seem as if there is no end in sight. This uncertainty is putting all aspects of our daily lives into constant flux.

Fortunately, our community ties and …

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An Accurate 2020 Census Supports All Communities

January 8th, 2020

An accurate and complete count of all people in the United States is enshrined in our constitution for good reason. The data gathered supports all communities, which means we all have a stake in the 2020 Census.

The census began as a way to establish a representative government, and it has strived toward that goal since …

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Fixing Housing and Homelessness: A Must Do

January 26th, 2016

Home ownership comes with a lot of responsibility and enormous costs. Beyond the initial sticker shock, there are always fixes like leaky roofs and water heaters. Left unchecked, these repairs can diminish the value of a home. The same is true for our region’s housing infrastructure, which can cause enormous social and economic problems without …

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