Linda Bryant

Executive Director

ext. 107

Julie Fliflet

Director of Finance and Administration

ext. 115

Julie Orlando

Director of Advancement

ext. 113

Mark McNamer

Director of Programs

ext. 103

Kristin VanHeel

Associate Director of Advancement

ext. 111

Jane Schipper

Finance Manager

ext. 109

Nikki Kalvin

Manager of Community Engagement

ext. 114

Brooke Limanen

Development Associate

ext. 112

Mica Whiteley

HOPE Place Youth Coordinator

ext. 203

Safiya Hashi

Youth Services Coordinator

ext. 110

Allie Schatza

Youth Services Coordinator

ext. 108

Brenda Pritchard

HOPE Homes Specialist

ext. 117

Sheila Amundson

hope’s closet on-call sales associate

Linda Burt

HOPE Place Admin. Support

ext. 200

Yolanda McGilberry

HOPE Place Admin. Support

ext. 200

Rob Zimmer

HOPE Place Admin. Support

ext. 200

John Marciniak

Facilities Specialist

Board of Directors

Stephen Spears


Chief Fee Based Officer, Klein Bank

Stephen Nash

Vice Chair

Special Assistant Anoka County Attorney, Anoka County Attorney’s Office

Marina Bressler


Senior Business Project Manager – Client Reporting & Online Workstream, Next Paradigm Program, Wells Fargo

Mark Nolen


Senior Accountant, Graves Hospitality

Chris Warner

Former Chair

Agile Transformation Coach Consultant, Wells Fargo

Sean Haag

Vice President, Global Strategic Marketing, Restorative Therapies Group, Medtronic

Leanne Matchen

Associate General Counsel, UnitedHealth Group

Jennifer Stone

Vice President Human Resources, Medtronic

Anna VonRueden

Program Director, FamilyWise Services

Sue Woodard

Chief Customer Officer, Total Expert

Board Members Emeritus

Bridget Barr

Paul Ekstrom

Karrie Schaaf

Brian Swanson