The JP UP Date: Randen Click Awarded Champion Of Diversity & Inclusion

Katie ArnoldThe JP UP date

Number 187                      September 9, 2022                                   St. Louis

Randen Click Awarded Champion of Diversity & Inclusion

Justine PETERSEN is most proud to announce that Randen Click has been recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal as one of 15 “Champions of Diversity & Inclusion.” Gracing the front page of the September 8th pull-out section of the St. Louis Business Journal alongside Charli Cooksey, Founder and CEO of WEPOWER, Randen was recognized for his trailblazing efforts in establishing JP’s DEIJ committee and raising awareness both internally and externally regarding DEIJ issues and solutions. As JP’s Housing Manager, Randen manages the Gateway Neigborhood Fund, an innovative mortgage program that adddresses the appraisal gap found in some under-resourced neighborhoods in the City of St. Louis.

CONGRATS Randen and keep up the good work!






Justine PETERSEN Welcomes Jammie Kemp

Justine PETERSEN is pleased to welcome aboard Jammie Kemp as Compliance Associate. Adding capacity to our Compliance Team, Jammie will be involved in most facets of compliance, with an emphasis on loan document and insurance reviews. Jammie stated that she was attracted to JP because of the organization’s “community involvement” and has found most rewarding thus far witnessing “how JP is really there for the community we serve.”

Welcome Jammie and keep up the good work!

Free Small Business Workshops with Pacific Community Ventures Throughout September

Justine PETERSEN’s small business technical assistance partner Pacific Community Ventures continues its monthlong offering of workshops tailored for small businesses. September 13th discusses “Business Success: The Inner Leader,” September 15 focuses on “Q4 Financials” and September 26 “Leadership Skills for Small Business Owners” is the topic. All workshops are free of charge. To register, go here:

25th Anniversary Block Party Pic of the Week

This week’s pic features our beloved caped crusaders Isaac Coney along with his super hero pooch Harvest. This dynamic duo was part of the JP Grand office team for years and made a gallant return for our 25th Anniversary Block Party on August 4th. JP WONDERTWIN POWERS ACTIVATED!!

Register here!