Thrivent Charitable Impact & Investing welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors
Thrivent Charitable Impact & Investing® (Thrivent Charitable) is pleased to announce Carolyn Sakstrup, Abe Sheikh, and Kimberly Spears have joined its Board of Directors.
“We are honored to have Carolyn, Abe, and Kimberly join the Thrivent Charitable Board of Directors,” said Kurt Senske, chair of Thrivent Charitable’s board. “Their experience and expertise will continue to support the growth and evolution of our organization.”
Prior to her 12 years at Target, Sakstrup spent seven years at McKinsey & Company as a strategy consultant focused on marketing and organizational strategy for clients. Sakstrup has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and earned a master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School.
Sheikh has a bachelor’s in actuarial science from London School of Economics and Political Science, a master’s in computational finance from Carnegie Mellon University and is a fully qualified actuary. He is also a member of the Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Spears has a bachelor of science from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, a German minor from Florida State University, a master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School, and a Global TESOL Certificate from the University of Georgia’s Center for Continuing Education.
“Carolyn, Abe, and Kimberly each have a unique background which will be invaluable to us as we help our current and future donors make their generosity goals a reality,” said Mandy Tuong, president & CEO of Thrivent Charitable. “I am thrilled to work with them and excited for the future of Thrivent Charitable.”
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We believe humanity thrives when people make the most of all they’ve been given. Thrivent Charitable Impact & Investing helps people do just that—bring their generosity to life so that they can support the organizations and causes closest to their hearts, now and into the future. Grounded in our purpose to serve, we take a holistic, personalized approach to help our donors create strategic charitable plans and give in a way that best reflects their values and financial priorities. Together, we are committed to creating positive impact and inspiring lasting change in our communities.