Twelve Clans Inc.
Twelve Clans Inc.

  • About


    As the sovereign wealth fund of the Ho-Chunk Nation, Twelve Clans, Inc. provides diversified business and investment resources for the future development of the Nation.

    Organizational Structure

    Twelve Clans, Inc. is chartered as a Section 17 corporation of Ho-Chunk Nation.  The company’s governance is managed by an appointed board of directors with participation by Owner’s Representatives.  Quarterly reporting occurs to the legislature of Ho-Chunk Nation. 

    Our Team

    Jason Lambert, Chair

    Jason Lambert is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and is the Owner of JL Strategic Solutions, LLC.

    David Greendeer, Vice Chairman

    David Greendeer is a proud member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, Deer Clan and is the Ho-Chunk Nation Business Director.

    Kelly Smith-Haley, Secretary

    Kelly Smith Haley is currently a partner in the Employment Law Group. 

    Joanne Whiterabbit, Treasurer

    Joanne Whiterabbit is an enrolled member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and is currently the Executive Director of the Minnesota American Indian Chamber of Commerce. 

    Jay Calhoun

    Jay Calhoun is a proud citizen of the Cherokee Nation and is Managing Partner of Apis Holdings.


    Twleve Clans, Inc. is currently developing a staffing plan that will include the hiring of an Executive Officer.  Check back for information about the position and the search process.  Or contact with referrals or interest, thanks!