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Our staff is built of talented, educated, innovative, and passionate people, who, like you, want to make our community better for everyone.
Management Team
Douglas F. Kridler
President and CEO
Kelley Griesmer, J.D., CAP®
Senior Vice President and Manager, Walter Family Philanthropy
Scott Heitkamp, CPA
Vice President and CFO
Tamera (Tami) Durrence
Vice President – Supporting Foundations
Carol Harmon
Vice President – Communications and Marketing
Angela G. Parsons, J.D., CAP®
Vice President – Donor Services and Development
Dan A. Sharpe
Vice President - Community Research and Grants Management
Office of the President
Douglas F. Kridler
President and CEO
Kelley Griesmer, J.D., CAP®
Senior Vice President and Manager, Walter Family Philanthropy
Renilda Marshall
Executive Secretary to the President
Communications and Marketing
Carol Harmon
Vice President – Communications and Marketing
Kate Clements
Marketing and Communications Assistant
Lynsey Harris
Content and Digital Engagement Coordinator
Amy Vick
Associate Director of Communications and Marketing
Community Research and Grants Management
Dan A. Sharpe
Vice President - Community Research and Grants Management
Barbara Fant
Nonprofit Outreach Administrator
Nancy Fisher
Grants Manager
Mark Lomax, II, D.M.A.
Community Research and Grants Management Officer
Melissa Neely
Grants Management Coordinator
Lee Pepper
Community Research and Grants Management and New Fund Administrator
Joyce Ray
Associate Director, PowerPhilanthropy and Knowledge Management
Emily Savors
Director of Grants Management
Hailey Stroup
Nonprofit Engagement Administrator
Michael Wilkos
Director of Community Research
Donor Services and Development
Angela G. Parsons, J.D., CAP®
Vice President – Donor Services and Development
Brad Britton, J.D., LL.M.
Director of Planned Giving and General Counsel
Jeff Byars, CAP®
Associate Director for Donor Services and Development
Carrie Carmody
Donor Services Gifts Assistant
Rachelle Gorland
Scholarship Assistant
Carter Hatch
Planned Giving Officer
Lisa Jolley, J.D., CAP®
Director of Donor Services and Development
Donna Jordan
Donor Services Assistant
Chris Kloss
Executive Assistant for Donor Services and Development
Jane Landwehr
Donor Services Grants Assistant
Lisa Lynch, CAP®
Associate Director for Donor Services and Development
Steven Moore
Director for Donor Services and Development
Lee Pepper
Community Research and Grants Management and New Fund Administrator
Hilary Stone
Development Research and Prospect Management Coordinator
Alicia Szempruch
Scholarship Manager
Finance and Administration
Scott Heitkamp, CPA
Vice President and CFO
Kristen Wood
Assistant Controller
Amy Cintron
Support Services Coordinator
Carey E. Dailey
Director of Network Services
Diana L. DaPore
Receptionist
Amber Erickson
Senior Accountant
Sue Hazelton
Events and Facility Manager
Donald Ludwig
Senior Accountant
Pamela S. Potts
Senior Accountant
Cathy Vrenna
Controller
Brenda Watts
Systems Analyst
Pamela S. Straker
Director of Human Resources
Supporting Foundations
Tamera (Tami) Durrence
Vice President – Supporting Foundations
Robin Wolff
Supporting Foundations Grants Assistant
Gretchen Brandt
Supporting Foundations Competitive Grants Assistant
Tracey De Feyter
Supporting Foundations Associate
Stacey Morris
Associate Director, Supporting Foundations and Information Management