Becky Hagen Jokela has worked as an educator and professor in Family Resource Management for 23 years with the University of Minnesota's Extension Center for Family Development. Becky is certified as an Accredited Financial Counselor by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. She holds a Family Life Certification and teaching license in Family and Consumer Science, as well as a Reading Certification. She has experience working with individuals and families regarding financial capability.

Becky holds a master's degree in Family and Consumer Science Education from the University of Wisconsin–Stout.

Areas of focus: youth and adult financial education, post-secondary debt, intergenerational land transfer, underserved audiences, limited resources