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People

Personalized expertise to help put your generosity into action

Together, our staff and Board of Directors work toward a common goal of helping clients make the most of their gifts. 

Executive

Mandy K. Tuong

Mandy K. Tuong

President & CEO
612-844-4182
Shana Finnegan

Shana Finnegan

Chief Strategy & Operations Officer
612-844-4215

Charitable Giving Services

Greg Shamey

Greg Shamey

Director, Charitable Giving Services
612-844-5147
Cindy Aegerter

Cindy Aegerter

Senior Gift Planner
612-844-4190
Ben Boline

Ben Boline, J.D.

Gift Planner
612-844-4105
Nikki Johnson

Nikki Johnson

Associate Gift Planner
612-844-6878

Donor Services & Grants

Kim Borton

Kim Borton

Director, Grants & Donor Services
612-844-8608
Rebecca Sauer

Rebecca W. Sauer

Senior Associate, Donor Services
612-844-4124
Kaitlin Ostlie

Kaitlin Ostlie

Grants Associate
612-844-8663
David Zastrow

David Zastrow

Donor Services Associate
612-844-4369

Administration

Alyssa Sommer-Larson

Alyssa Sommer Larson

Manager, Administrative Services
612-844-4106
Jennifer Darling

Jennifer Darling

Office Administrator
612-844-4151
Max Erickson

Max Erickson

Executive Assistant & Board Liaison
612-844-4104
Katelyn Medic

Katelyn Medic

Office Administrator
612-844-4134
Alyssa Wilbourn

Alyssa Wilbourn

Office Administrator, Donor Services
612-844-5502

Marketing & Communications

Karen Voracek

Karen Voracek

Manager, Marketing & Communications
612-844-8243
Molly Olson

Molly Olson

Associate Communications Specialist
612-844-5848

Financial Services

InFaith staff member Greg Allen

Greg Allen

Financial Controller
612-844-5033
Her Vang

Her Vang

Senior Financial Accountant
612-844-4117
Nancy Ashland

Nancy Ashland

Asset Services Administrator
920-628-4881
Rediet Kassa

Rediet Kassa

Financial Accountant
612-844-4128
Magnolia Ditzler

Magnolia Ditzler

Financial Accountant
612-844-4141

Technology

Brian Binsfeld

Brian Binsfeld

Vice President, Technology
612-844-4422
Brad VanSpriell

Brad VanSpriell

Senior Technology Associate
612-844-3154

Active Board Members

Headshot image of Kurt Senske

Kurt Senske

Board Chair
CEO Emeritus, Upbring; Founder/Principal, CEO-Board Services
Austin, TX
Headshot image of Michelle Clary.

Michelle Clary

CEO & Senior Wealth Advisor
Piton Wealth
Kennewick, Washington
InFaith Board Member Sheri Cooper.

Sheri Cooper

Vice President, Thrivent Career Network
Thrivent
Minneapolis, Minn.
InFaith Board Member Lisa Flanary.

Lisa Flanary

Chief Growth Officer
Thrivent
Minneapolis, Minn.
Headshot image of Alesia Frerichs.

Alesia Frerichs

Vice President Member Engagement
Lutheran Services in America
Washington D.C.
InFaith Board Member Harold Hegg.

Harold Hegg

Vice President, Research & Insights
Thrivent
Minneapolis, Minn.
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James Hushagen

Principal
The Philanthropy Collective
Tacoma, Wash.
Headshot image of Darcy Johnson.

Darcy Berube Johnson

Principal
Fulcrum Capital, LLC
Seattle, Wash.
Jim Odland

Jim Odland

Vice President & Managing Counsel
Thrivent
Minneapolis, Minn.
Headshot image of Jim Scott.

James H. Scott, Jr.

Board Vice-Chair
Partner, TruNorth Financial Strategists
Philadelphia, Pa.
Photo of InFaith Board Member Mark Smith.

Mark Smith

Software Engineer
Entrepreneur
San Jose, Calif.