Meredith Udoibok serves as Executive Director of the Office of Community Finance at DEED. She has been working in the area of community finance for the past 25 years. She helped establish the state of Minnesota’s Contamination Cleanup Grant Program and Redevelopment Grant Program.
Her office is responsible for administration of these programs in addition to an Environmental Protection Agency-funded Revolving Loan Fund Program, the Demolition Loan Program, the federally funded CDBG Small Cities Development Program, several bond-funded public infrastructure grant programs, as well as other small programs and special appropriation projects awarded by the Minnesota Legislature. In addition, Udoibok has experience working with many of the programs in the Business and Community Development Division where she served as Assistant Director.
Prior to her work at DEED, Udoibok worked at the Minnesota Legislature. She has also worked for a political consultant, and a Minnesota senator in Washington, D.C.
Udoibok has served on various boards, including at the YWCA of St. Paul and Minnesota Brownfields. She is a member of several economic development and land use associations and committees. She holds two bachelor’s degrees from Bemidji State University.