Senior Director, NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education
Jayna Bower is the director for the NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling (NCHEC). NCHEC is the largest provider of training and certification for housing and community development practitioners through the NeighborWorks Training Institute. Bower oversees the creation, expansion and implementation of national standards, professional certification, training and resource tools for the homeownership education and housing counseling industry nationwide.
Bower has more than 25 years experience in the education, real estate and appraisal industries. She has managed, developed and implemented extensive consumer education, community outreach programs and professional training. Additionally, she is an accomplished trainer in the homeownership education and community lending field, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.