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Nancy Grandquist Fields

Nancy Grandquist Fields, American community builder, community banker. Recipient Oakridge Neighborhood award United States Department Housing and Urban Development, 1994, President Clinton Peace medal Federal Housing Finance Board, 1995.

Background

  • Fields, Nancy Grandquist was born on July 20, 1952 in Des Moines. Daughter of Donald Gunnard Grandquist and Betty Lavon Campbell Edwards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Public Administration, Drake University, 1981. Postgraduate, University Wisconsin, 1995. Graduate, Harvard University John F Kennedy School Government, 1999.

    Career

    • Customer service Amoco Oil, Chicago. Customer service and collections supervisor Mastercard at Norwest Bank, Des Moines, 1970-1977. President Grandquist Construction Company, 1980-1986.

      Executive director Des Moines Housing Council, Inc., 1986-1990. Vice president Federal Home Loan Benk Des Moines, 1990-1996. Executive director Communities Collaborating for Economic Development, Incorporated, Cheneyville, Louisiana, 1998.

      Community builder United States Department Housing and Urban Development, Shreveport, since 1999. Member affordable housing advisory council Federal Home Loan Bank Des Moines, 1989-1990. Co-chair housing committee Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, 1987-1990, chair housing council, 1985-1986.

      Member Polk County Eminent Domain Commission, 1986-1996.

    Religion

    Denomination: Pentecostal

    Membership

    Member Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, 1987. Campaign worker Democratic Party, Des Moines, since 1970. Member Professional Women's Network Imternat.

    Alliance, National Association Retired Federal Employees, Jesse Jackson Wall St. Project, Rainbow People United to Save Humanity Coalition, National Museum American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Rotary Club International.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, swimming, politics, art collecting.

    Connections

    • Married April 3, 1970 (divorced 1981). 1 child, Bradley William Grandquist. Married Kim Ahern Fields, June 7, 1986.

      1 child, Benjamin Alexander Fields.
    • father: Donald Gunnard Grandquist
    • mother: Betty Lavon Campbell Edwards
    • spouses: April 3
    • Kim Ahern Fields
    • children: Bradley William Grandquist Fields
    • Benjamin Alexander Fields
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    Born July 20, 1952
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      Drake University
    • 1995
      University Wisconsin
    • 1999
      Harvard University John F Kennedy School Government
    • 1970 - 1977
      customer service and collections supervisor Mastercard at Norwest Bank
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1980 - 1986
      president, Grandquist Construction Company
    • 1986 - 1990
      executive, director Des Moines Housing Council
    • 1990 - 1996
      vice president, Federal Home Loan Benk Des Moines
    • 1998
      executive, director Communities Collaborating for Economic Development
      Cheneyville, Louisiana, United States
    • 1999
      community builder United States Department Department of Housing and Urban Development
      Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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