Our Staff

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation’s staff takes stewardship seriously. They are committed to managing resources and programs that have meaningful and lasting results.

 

Need to connect with us but don’t know where to start?

Phone: 507-455-3215
Office hours:
Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Leadership

Development and Communications

Jennifer Nelson Favorite Cropped
Vice President External Relations

507.214.7025
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Alissa Oeltjenbruns Favorite Cropped
Community Philanthropy Director

507.214.7023
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Katie Godfrey Favorite Cropped
Communications Director

507.214.7022
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Grace Mcclintock Favorite Cropped
Communications and Development Coordinator

507.214.7011
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Abbie Matson Favorite Cropped
Development Associate

507.214.7018
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Early Childhood Development

Rae Jean Hansen Favorite Cropped
Vice President Early Childhood

507.214.7012
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Jeff Andrews Favorite Cropped
Early Childhood Business Consultant

507.214.7056
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Barb Gunderson Favorite Cropped
AmeriCorps LEAP Director

507.214.7010
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Heidi Coulter Favorite Cropped
Early Childhood Project Manager

507.214.7016
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Rona Holcomb Favorite Cropped
Early Childhood Coordinator

507.214.7017
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Economic Development

Pam Bishop Favorite Cropped
Vice President Economic Development

507.214.7013
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Connie Lau Favorite Cropped
Lending Coordinator

507.214.7044
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John Katz Favorite Cropped
Business Specialist

507.214.7020
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Organization and Operations

Tom Gebur Favorite Cropped
Technology Manager

507.214.7042
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Melissa Langer Favorite Cropped
Operations & Governance Manager

507.214.7028
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