PEOPLE

Industry leaders and specialists with proven track records.

Team

Michelle Corson
Founder/CEO

Michelle raises capital, sets strategic vision, and guides expansion activities. She is also Managing Director of our loan funds.

Lonnie Smith
President, On the Road Lending

Lonnie leads our mission to remove transportation barriers and create economic mobility, manages our partner relationships, and sources new clients.

Bill Long
President, On the Road Sustainability Funds

Bill manages our loan fund operations nationally, oversees client performance post-loan, and ensures clients receive coaching as needed to be successful.

Nick Stanutz
CFO

Nick manages our compliance, finance and investor relations functions and enhances operational efficiency.

Ryan Goodman
Controller

Ryan helps us guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures.

Debby Hanson
Vice President of Marketing

Debby leads our marketing team and works closely with our sales team to provide the strategy, messaging and tools they need to succeed.

Arielle Cox
Marketing and Digital Communications Manager

Arielle manages our social media channels and digital marketing to advance our brand. She supports business development through lead generation efforts, fosters customer retention, and helps cultivate our philanthropic donors.

Julian Mensah
Director of Development

Julian manages our relationships with donors and funders. A nonprofit professional who is passionate about poverty alleviation and social justice-based initiatives, he is motivated to share our mission and grow our constituency as we expand nationally.

Marcela Minahan
Loan Origination Manager

Marcela leads our lending department overseeing the intake, underwriting and closing of loan applications. Her team evaluates client readiness for loans, provides financial mentorship, and guides clients through the program requirements.

Adela Morban
Loan Closing Specialist

Adela works directly with our clients and loan origination team to develop, expand and maintain positive lending relationships by making it fast and simple to get a loan with us.

Kristen Petricola
Client Coach/Underwriter

Kristen evaluates clients’ readiness for loans, provides financial mentorship, and guides them through the program requirements.

Jason Price
Loan Servicing Manager

Jason leads our loan servicing team and is responsible for managing our clients after loan origination. He provides oversight of all day-to-day loan servicing operations including account management, credit reporting, vehicle recovery, insurance and title management.

Stephanie Reyes
Loan Servicing Specialist

Stephanie is responsible for a broad range of administrative activities supporting loan administration and servicing. She assesses client accounts for status and accuracy, assists with payments and deferrals, and monitors insurance and title maintenance.

Manny Santoyo
Assistant Underwriter

Manny assists our underwriting team to evaluate clients’ readiness for loans, provides financial mentorship, and guides them through the program requirements.

Bonnie Thomas
Senior Loan Closing Specialist

Bonnie assists clients with deliveries, manages loan origination documents, helps with warranty service requests, and oversees vehicle valuations.


On the Road Lending Board

Dr. David Chard, Wheelock College, Boston University, Chairman

Jay Altizer, Falling Branch Advisors, LLC, Past Chair

Maria Coello, My Click for Insurance, Treasurer

Josh Mayfield, Ivy Hall Capital, Secretary

Michelle Corson, On the Road Companies, Founder + CEO

Yolette Garcia, Southern Methodist University, Director

John Giegerich, CEO Coaching International, Director

Veree Hawkins-Brown, Private Wealth Manager, Director

Gary Linder, Retired, PeopleFund, Director

Robbie Matamoros, Retired, Interstate Batteries, Director

Kathryn Ragsdale, Toyota, Director

Yolonda Turner, State Farm, Director


On The Road Sustainability Funds Board

Aaron Satterthwaite, Chair, Retired Office of Comptroller of the Currency

Hideto Nishitani, Secretary, Virtuous Capital

Michelle Corson, Managing Director, OTR Fund I, LLC

Sandy Ahn, Toyota Financial Services

Amber Kani, Dream Spring

Penny King, Managing Director Regulatory Consultant

Roy Lopez, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Kyle Manley, Tolleson Wealth Management

Denise Mason, PNC Bank

Jamie Shackelford, Caliber Collision

On the Road Lending Major Funders

America First National Bank

BBVA Compass Foundation

Byrne Family Foundation Trust

General Motors

Greater Houston Community Foundation

Harris & Eliza Kempner Fund

Hoglund Foundation

JPMC Foundation

Liberty Mutual Bank

Perot Foundation

Rebuild Texas Fund/OneStar Foundation

Santander Consumer USA

Stand Together Foundation

State Farm Foundation

Toyota Motor North America

United Way of Greater Houston

USAA Foundation

U.S. Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce

Wells Fargo Foundation

On the Road Sustainability Funds Investors

Peggy Allison

American First National Bank

Bank of Texas

Lucy Billingsley

Judy Ruby-Brown

Cadence Bank

Michelle & Larry Corson

Dain Ehring

Farm Bureau Bank

Forrest Hoglund

Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group (line of credit)

Trish Houck & Rev. Dr. Lyssa Jenkins

Albert Huddleston

Inwood National Bank

Trevor Rees-Jones III

JPMorgan Chase Foundation (grant)

Heather Koopman

Cynthia Pharr-Lee & Herb Lee

Dr. Bobby Lyle

Hideto Nishitani

Mike Pacillio

Rebuild Texas Fund/One Star Foundation

SLH Corporation/Sharron Hunt

Barbara & Gene Sanger

Patsy Shockley

SVP Dallas

Thomas Heritage Foundation

United States Treasury CDFI Fund (grant)

Abby & Todd Williams