Our Leaders

Leadership Team


Wesley Escondo, CEO

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Nicole Anderson, Program Director

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Teri-Gene Conlin, Development Director

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Cherity Germain, Office Manager

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Drew Kaiser, Marketing Manager

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Board of Directors


Paul Rudersdorf

Security Financial Bank


1st Vice President

Grant Beardsley

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

Tim Olson

Past President
Arrowhead Properties

Mark Miller

Complete Insurance Services

Dawn Yarrington


Clint Markin

Chippewa Valley Regional Board Chair,
Markin Financial Group

Carole Mottaz

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

Rick Curtis

At Large,

Tom E. Monson

At Large,
Cody Limousine

Bob McCoy

At Large,
Charter Bank

Jason Munz

At Large,

ShellY Pryse

At Large,

Anna Sizer

At Large,
Mayo Clinic Health System


Chippewa Valley Regional Board


Clint Markin

Chippewa Valley Regional Board Chair
Markin Financial Group

Theresa O'Neel

Associated Bank

Danielle Pilkin

Danielle Pilkin Promotions

Randy Richter

Meadowview Elementary

Hannah Walsh


Melissa Wilson

Chippewa Valley Technical College


St. Croix Valley Regional Board

Carole Mottaz

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

Russ Blasius

WESTconsin Credit Union

Kellie Burrows

University of Wisconsin - River Falls Foundation

Cedric Ellingson 

SSP America

Dennis Krueziger

River Falls Police Department (Retired)



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