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Executive Team

Wesley Escondo


Eau Claire Office
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Ashley LaVick

Program Director

Eau Claire Office
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Teri-Gene Conlin

Associate Director of Fund Development

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Heidi Herron

Regional Director of Community Development

St. Croix Valley
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Board of Directors

Tim Olson

Royal Construction

Paul Rudersdorf

1st Vice President,
Security Financial Bank

Grant Beardsley

2nd Vice President, Legal Counsel,
Weld Riley S.C.

Dawn Yarrington

Clifton Larson Allen, LLP

Rick Curtis

At Large,
Polymer Technology

Diana Fiergola

At Large,
Mainstream Boutique

Clint Markin

Chippewa Valley
Regional Board Chair,
Markin Financial Group



Mark Miller

Complete Insurance Services

Tom E. Monson

At Large,
Cody Limousine

Carole Mottaz

St. Croix Valley Regional Board Chair,
Retired (Capella University)

Bob McCoy

At Large,
Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce

Grady Richartz

At Large,

Brian Roeker

Past President


Chippewa Valley Regional Board

Clint Markin
Chippewa Valley Regional Board Chair
Markin Financial Group

Patty Brown
Thrivent Financial

Linda Bucher
The Premier Group of the Chippewa Valley, LLC at Coldwell Banker Brenzier Realtors

Kingsley Gobourne
Old National Bank

Kirk Hendrickson
Retired (Xcel Energy)


Theresa O'Neel
Associated Bank

Danielle Pilkin
Danielle Pilkin Promotions

Grady Richartz

Kim Sorenson
Mason Companies

Hannah Walsh
Thrivent Finanical

Kelly Wojtalewicz
Mayo Clinic Health Systems

St. Croix Valley Regional Board

Carole Mottaz
St. Croix Valley Regional Board Chair
Retired (Capella University)

Russ Blasius
WESTconsin Credit Union

Kellie Burrows
American Cancer Society

Cedric Ellingson
SSP America


Matt Hall

Dennis Krueziger
Retired (Investigator/Youth Services)

Michael Laatsch
Exeter Wealth

Kaydi Sobottka
First National Bank of River Falls

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