Henry Jiménez

President & CEO he/him

Henry Jiménez is the President and CEO of Propel Nonprofits, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution that offers nonprofits access to capital and wrap around capacity building services. He has dedicated his academic and professional life to advocating for and advancing his community. Prior to joining Propel, Henry was the Executive Director and President of the Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC).  In his tenure there, Henry has led successful efforts to build generational wealth, reimagine cultural corridors, and invest in all communities, particularly Latino, immigrant, and undocumented communities. Henry is a trustee on the board of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota and is the founding president of the board of directors of COPAL (Comunidades Organizando el Poder y Acción Latina), a Twin Cities-based non-profit working to consolidate and activate the civic power of MN’s Latinos. Nationally, he serves on the boards of the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB). He is a 2023 Bush Fellow, a program hosted by the Bush Foundation that supports accomplished leaders with extraordinary track records who are ready to take their efforts to the next level and have even greater impact with and across communities.

Henry is originally from Las Vegas, NV and moved to Minnesota in 2008. He lives in Richfield with his wife and two young children.