Our Team

Jerry Cutts

President & Chief Executive Officer
Direct: 612-279-6509

Heidi Hagel Braid

Chief Program Officer

Vanessa Garcia

Chief Financial Officer

Ben Nicholie

Chief Operating Officer
Direct: 612-279-6528

Cheyenne McGregor

Chief Advancement Officer

Ericka Warmack

Director of National Lending
Direct: 612-294-0083

James Henderson

Michigan Director
Direct: 612-279-6523

Suzanne Pearl

Minnesota Director
Direct: 612-223-7215

Heidi Schlueter

Iowa Regional Director
Direct: 515-575-9457

Erin Roche

Vermont Director
Direct: 802-341-0368

Judith Aminmentse

Human Resources Manager
Direct: 612-473-1310

Jessica Affholter

Business Development Manager – Michigan
Direct: 612-464-5090

Maria Aguirre

Finance Manager
Direct: 612-488-9860

Nellie Anderson

Computer Systems Analyst
Direct: 612-416-5823

Amy Arena

Business Development Specialist – National
Direct: 612-445-0360

Casey Bailey

Business Development Specialist - National

Crystal Ballard

Program Specialist - Minnesota
Direct: 651-309-4188

Kerri Barnstuble

Grants Specialist - Minnesota

Liz Berg

Executive Assistant
Direct: 612-439-9566

Joan Berntson

Senior Business Development Specialist - Loan Fund
Direct: 612-279-6539

Jessica Beyer

Associate Minnesota Director
Direct: 320-288-2652

Lisa Bremer

Business Development Specialist – Minnesota
Direct: 612-279-6526

Amanda Brewington

Loan Officer

Candace Cegla

Business Development Manager – Minnesota
Direct: 320-288-2698

Pam Chapman

Grants Manager
Direct: 612-439-1923

Jannan Cotto

Systems Coordinator
Direct: 612-439-9719

Angie Rae Duncan

Senior Business Development Specialist - Iowa
Direct: 515-316-9134
Mobile: 515-229-5064

Lynda Duncan

Portfolio Manager
Direct: 612-279-6514

Tiffany Grant

Business Development Manager - Minnesota
Direct: 612-279-6503

deb Whitney Grennon

Program Specialist - Vermont
Direct: 802-341-0268

Taylor Hamilton

Program Specialist - Minnesota
Direct: 612-445-7082

Taijha Harden

State Systems Coordinator
Direct: 612-294-0041

Robin Harjo

Business Development Specialist

Claire Hendrix

Grants Specialist
Direct: 612-439-1812

Maalik Hussein

Grants Specialist - Minnesota
Direct: 612-439-1970

Michele Hutchinson

Business Development Specialist – Minnesota/Northwest Region
Direct: 218-288-2601

Darra Jackson

Child Care Systems Analyst
Direct: 612-473-1314

Huda Kahin

Business Development Specialist-Bilingual (Somali) – Minnesota/Twin Cities Metro Region
Direct: 612-223-7223

Rebecca Keeler

Compliance Specialist – Accounting
Direct: 612-887-3777

Brielle Kenney

Business Development Specialist - National
Direct: 612-439-9274

Deborah Kroksh

Business Development Specialist - Iowa

Shelly Kunz

Business Development Specialist – Minnesota/Central Region
Direct: 507-218-2265

Dolly Kshirsagar

Accountant
Direct: 612-504-4316

Trisha Lien

Business Development Manager - Minnesota
Direct: 320-288-2775

Angeliek Lopez

Business Development Specialist – Michigan
Direct: 612-439-9651

Grace López

Program Assistant - National
Direct: 612-279-6527

Nic Ludwig

Accountant
Direct: 612-294-0013

Anne McSweeney

Director of National Initiatives
Direct: 612-294-0038

Dana Miller

Business Development Specialist - Iowa
Direct: 515-335-4887

Linda Mathiasen

Business Development Specialist – Minnesota/West Central Region
Direct: 320-444-1523

Rose Morrison

Business Development Specialist
Direct: 802-341-0589

Susan Newell

Business Development Specialist – Minnesota/Twin Cities Metro Region
Mobile: 612-483-4141

Ellen Nikodym

Systems Coordinator
Direct: 612-473-9797

Destiny Oberg

Business Development Specialist - Minnesota
Direct: 612-439-9771

Tonia Pauli

Business Development Specialist – National
Direct: 612-439-9614

Jennifer Paulsen

Business Development Specialist - National

Gina Porter

Senior Grants Specialist - Minnesota
Direct: 612-444-7144

Marilu Plamann

Business Development Specialist-Bilingual (Spanish) – Minnesota/Twin Cities Metro Region
Direct: 612-504-7518

Cathy Reitz

Senior Grants Specialist - Vermont
Direct: 802-341-4788

Jessica Richards

Business Development Specialist – Minnesota/Southeast Region
Direct: 612-504-6690

Laura Riley

Operations Administrator
Direct: 612-279-6512

Kaitlin Rhoades

Child Care Systems Coordinator - National
Mobile: 61222796529

Amy Metoyer-Roberson

Business Development Specialist - National
Direct: 612-488-4595

Charles A. Robinson II

Communications Associate
Direct: 612-699-4640

Angie De Los Santos

Business Development Specialist - National

Stephanie Sanvig

Business Development Specialist – Minnesota/Central Region
Direct: 612-473-4542

Nancy Schmidt

Product Development Specialist
Direct: 612-439-9645

Jennifer Severance

Business Development Manager – Vermont
Direct: 802-341-0338

Chrisy Seefeldt

Grants Specialist – Minnesota
Direct: 612-439-3489

Kari Stattelman

Director of Consulting
Direct: 612-279-6521

Maura Trout

Program Specialist - Minnesota
Direct: 612-429-0847

Alexis Townsend

Business Development Specialist – Michigan

Patricia Welsch

Business Development Specialist - Minnesota/Northeast Region
Direct: 612-223-7207