CNH Staff

CNH has years of combined experience in many economic prosperity industries. We have seen it all. We are committed to assuring all members of our community have access to quality affordable housing, one home at a time. But, CNH does much more than housing. From credit & budget coaching, to educational sessions, to small business consulting, our Financial Empowerment Center provides a range of services related to economic prosperity.


Michael Danhof
Housing Educator & Finance Manager

If you are looking to buy a home, need help with your budget or student loans, want to improve your credit, or are in danger of losing your home, Michael is here to help. Coming from a banking background, he knows what lenders want. He has helped many clients keep their home many others get approved for mortgages. With ongoing training, he remains up to date with new programs and happenings in the housing and financial world.
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Robert Near
Housing Educator & Economic Development Coordinator

Rob’s diverse background includes being CFO of a contracting company, working at the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services, and serving our country as a Paratrooper in the U.S. Army. For help with student loans, improving your credit, creating a sustainable spending plan, or making your small business dream a reality, Rob will work with you to reach your goals!

Laura Frey
Financial emPowerment Coach.

Laura leads a new program at CNH that works with the TrueNorth emPower program to provide basic financial knowledge and practical money skills to clients in the emPower Heat & Energy Assistance Programs. Laura previously worked in the banking industry for over five years and walked people through a range of financial scenarios. Now, at CNH, she can take action to help people get out of financial trouble and onto the path to prosperity.