Ann graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth with a double major in Criminology and Sociology. Ann was hired in May of 1997 and has held a variety of positions before becoming the program director and overseeing the School, Site and Community Based programs. Ann sits on the Advisory Council for the Mentoring Partnership of MN, and represents the agency on several committees.
Tasha graduated from Saint Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She attended Minnesota State University of Moorhead for her first two years and finished up her degree at Saint Cloud State. Tasha joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters team in 2015, prior to working for Big Brothers Big Sisters Tasha has worked for other non-profits specializing in youth mental health for four years.
Liza received her Bachelor of Science in Community Psychology from St. Cloud State University. She began at Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2008 and has experience working with youth through a variety of jobs. She is passionate about relationships and feels so grateful to be a part of starting new friendships and seeing them grow!
Jessica graduated St. Cloud State University in December 2016 with a Bachelors Degree in Social work and a double major in Psychology. She began her career with Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2016 and is a licensed social worker in the state of Minnesota. Jessica also has 4 years of previous customer service experience.
Mary graduated in May 2015 from the College of Saint Benedict with a Bachelor's in Psychology. During her senior year she was an intern in the Guidance and Counseling Office at Saint John's Preparatory School. Mary joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters team in 2015.
Beth graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in Human Development and Family Science. She interned with Big Brothers Big Sisters for a year before graduation and was hired in 2011.
Khamara attended Washington University in St Louis (BA in Political Science) and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles (Professional Certificate in Acting). She has an extensive background in theater as an actress, director, and producer. Khamara began her position in 2016, she previously worked at the Exploratorium in San Francisco as a Supervisor for their High School Explainer Program.
Brenda holds a master’s degree in philanthropy and development from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and completed her undergraduate degree at Saint Cloud State University. She has raised money for 20 years for organizations that have mirrored her personal mission which is to make the world a better place through preparing the next generation.
Jackie graduated from St. Cloud State University and has worked in human services and nonprofits since college. She was hired by Big Brothers Big Sisters as the executive director in 2010. She was previously the Program Director for Catholic Charitiesí Foster Grandparent Program for 12 years.
Emily received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from MN State University – Moorhead and her M.B.A. from Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, VA. She also works as the Central MN Regional Coordinator for the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits and as Adjunct Faculty for the Masters of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program at St. Cloud State University.
Shannon has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Creative Writing. She began her career with Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2008 and has worked in a variety of roles, prior to her position in fund development Shannon supervised matches and enrolled youth with Big Brothers Big Sisters for 3 years.
Rachel attended St. Cloud State University with a Business Marketing degree with a minor in Advertising. Rachel joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters team in 2013, she has worked with various non-profits and ministries since her graduation in 2008.
Sharon was the School Secretary at St. Johnís Area School in Foley for 14 years and began her career at Big Brothers Big Sisters in 1995.
Andrew graduated in 2006 from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Andrew joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters team in 2007.