Richard Zavaleta

EO Microfinance Coordinator

Richard provides financial analysis, technical assistance and business guidance to individuals and entrepreneurs seeking funding through micro, personal and small business lending. A native of Peru, Richard has over a decade of microlending experience in untraditional markets. After arriving to the U.S. he enrolled in Global Talent Idaho and began volunteering at the English Language Center, both programs of Jannus. Richard also served as an intern on the Jannus EO team through the Dept. of Labor. Richard decided to eschew traditional banking jobs, joining the EO team with a desire to serve others to “repay” the kindness he has received. When he’s not at work helping others he’s enjoying life with his wife and 2 darling daughters.