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The Initiative Foundation is a hybrid workplace. Staff members are in the office on Mondays and available by appointment Tuesday through Friday. Use the staff directory below for email and telephone contact information. Thank you for all you do to build a thriving economy, vibrant communities and a lasting culture of generosity in Central Minnesota!

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Doug Adams
Business Finance Officer
dadams(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2063


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Jessy Beto
Program Specialist
jbeto(at)ifound.org

(320) 631-2057

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Kate Bjorge
Community Philanthropy Manager
kbjorge(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2048

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Daniel Bullert
Senior Business Finance Manager
dbullert(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2013

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Mike Burton
External Relations Officer
mburton(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2059

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Lynn Bushinger
Chief Financial & Operations Officer, Treasurer 
lbushinger(at)ifound.org 
(320) 631-2041

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Brenda Gugglberger
Fund Development Specialist
bgugglberger(at)ifound.org

(320) 631-2061 

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 Don Hickman
Vice President for Community
&
 Workforce Development
dhickman(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2043

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Barb Larson
Accounting Specialist
blarson(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2017


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Laura Larson
Entrepreneurship Program Specialist
llarson(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2064

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MaryAnn Lindell
Director of Administration
mlindell(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2004

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Bob McClintick
Marketing & Communications Director
bmcclintick(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2008

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Christine Metzo
Initiators Fellowship Program Manager
cmetzo(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2019

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Michele Miller
Director of Finance
mmiller(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2050

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Ismail Mohamed
Enterprise Academy Program Officer
imohamed(at)ifound.org

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Carl Newbanks
Director of Development
cnewbanks(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2042

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Allison Norgren
Marketing and Communications Specialist
anorgren(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2001

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Donniel Robinson
Entrepreneurship Programs Officer
drobinson(at)ifound.org


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Robin Skinner
Three Rivers Community Foundation Administrative Assistant
rskinner(at)ifound.org
(763) 218-1974

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Kimberly Slipy
Information Systems Administrator
kslipy(at)ifound.org 
(320) 631-2014

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Kasey Stevens
Accountant
kstevens(at)ifound.org

(320) 631-2049

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Zach Tabatt
Nonprofit Development Program Officer
ztabatt(at)ifound.org

(320) 631-2015

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Kerie Thoma
Community Philanthropy
Program Specialist
kthoma(at)ifound.org 
(320) 631-2054

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Matt Varilek
President
mvarilek(at)ifound.org 
(320) 631-2005 

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Carie Verley
Finance Specialist
cverley(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2010

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Brian Voerding
Vice President for Inclusive Entrepreneurship
bvoerding(at)ifound.org
(320) 631-2006