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community banker , community builder

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.


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


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


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.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, swimming, politics, art collecting.


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

1 child, Benjamin Alexander Fields.

Donald Gunnard Grandquist

Betty Lavon Campbell Edwards

April 3

Kim Ahern Fields

Bradley William Grandquist Fields

Benjamin Alexander Fields