Community Foundation Announces Staff Promotions, Hires
The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region has hired new team members and is promoting several others into new roles that will help carry our work forward as guided by our new five-year strategic direction.
“It’s rewarding to see our team growing and contributing all the talent and commitment they share,” says Curt Detjen, President and CEO. “We have two dedicated team members retiring this year and it is our pleasure to offer internal promotions to successors who embrace their new roles. We’ve also welcomed several talented new team members. ‘Together, we flourish’ is more than just a tagline for us, it’s the way we do what we do.”
Retirements and Promotions in 2022
Steve Veldhorst, Chief Financial Officer for three years, is retiring in June.
Succeeding Veldhorst is Kelly Tanck, former Controller and current Vice President of Finance. Kelly has been with the Community Foundation since December 2019.
Finance Manager Kelly Randerson, who has been part of the Community Foundation’s finance team for 22 years, has been promoted to Controller.
Jill Muthig, Scholarships Manager for nine of her 16 years at the Community Foundation, will retire in March.
Donor Services and Gift Planning Coordinator Iida Berg, who has been with the Community Foundation since 2018, succeeds Muthig.
Stacie Belke, Human Resources Administrative Coordinator and Executive Assistant since 2018, was named Human Resources Coordinator and Office Manager in December.
New Team Members
Cindy Hoffman, previously with the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, was hired as Donor Services and Finance Coordinator. Barb Jensen, previously with Catalpa Health, was hired as Executive Assistant. Ryn Nason, formerly with Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Wisconsin, was hired as Donor Services and Gift Planning Coordinator. Shyanna Kelley, a University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh digital marketing graduate, joins the team as Community Engagement Coordinator. Katie Ornstein, previously with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, joins the team as Database Specialist-CRM. Renee Resch, formerly with U.S. Venture, was hired as Finance Manager.
Welcome, everyone! Also, goodbye to Jill who it was a pleasure to work with on scholarships. Looking forward to working with Iida!