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651-647-0191 (see direct lines below)

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Administration

  • Jane Graupman, Executive Director
    (651) 377-8651
  • Michael Donahue, Associate Director
    (651) 377-8653
  • Carol Garbisch, Director of Finance and Administration
    (651) 377-8649
  • Cori Ertz, Development Director
    (651) 377-8662
  • Corleen Smith, Office Manager, Immigration Services Director
    (651) 377-8637
  • Cheng Lee, Financial Assistant
    (651) 377-8650
  • Greg Gramza, Grant Writer
    (651) 377-8665
  • Kate Raleigh, Executive Assistant and CRM and IT Coordinator
    (651) 377-8652
  • Robin Stramp, Communications and Development Manager
    (651) 377-8664
  • Nalee Vue, Human Resources Generalist
    (651) 377-8614
  • Mathew Lauer, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA
    (651) 377-8663

Refugee Services

  • Rachel Lee, Director of Refugee Services
    (651) 377-8601
  • Aziza Mama, Resettlement and Matching Grant Program Manager
    (651) 377-8607
  • Elizabeth Ross, Preferred Communities Coordinator
    (651) 377-8604
  • Hussein Abdi, Employment Counselor
    (651) 377-8608
  • Joey Dagher, Asylum Case Manager
    (651) 377-8602
  • Mahmoud Ahmed, Housing and Reception and Placement (R&P) Case Manager
    (651) 377-8603
  • Hamdi Maalin, Refugee Cash Assistance Coordinator and Reception and Placement (R&P) Support
    (651) 377-8606

Health & Housing Services

Anti-Human Trafficking

Unaccompanied Children Program

Safe Harbor Program

Education

  • Stacy Dietrich Varney, Languages Program Manager & English for Work Instructor
    (651) 377-8631
  • Emily Richardson, English for Work Instructor
    (651) 377-8632
  • Quyen Dang, Community Orientation Workshops Instructor
    (651) 377-8634
  • Dani Saunders, Citizenship Class and Computer Class Instructor
    (651) 377-8635
  • Liz Reid, English for Work Instructor and Intake Specialist
    (651) 377-8670
  • Mary Ellen Kavanaugh, English for Work Instructor
    (651) 377-8669

Hospitality Careers Pathway

  • Lynn Thompson, Hospitality Program Manager and Instructor
    (651) 377-8626
  • Scarlett Xiong, Employment Counselor
    (651) 377-8627
  • Anna Benker, Opportunity Navigator, Minnesota Opportunity Corps
    (651) 377-8628
  • Kate Carter, Career Advancement Specialist
    (651) 377-8672

Financial Coaching

  • Tanya Battista, Financial Coaching Program Manager & Financial Coach
    (651) 377-8660

Medical Careers Pathway

Nursing Assistant Training

College Readiness Academy

Medical Career Advancement

  • Brooke Anttila, Medical Career Advancement Manager
    (651) 377-8656
  • Fathi Ahmed, Medical Career Advancement Navigator
    (651) 377-8657

Immigration Services

MNsure Assistance

SNAP E&T

Youth Enrichment & Support

  • Tanya Battista, Youth Enrichment & Support Program Manager
    (651) 377-8660
  • Bee Moua, Youth Enrichment & Support Program Coordinator
    (651) 377-8658
  • Norzin Waleag, Youth Enrichment & Support Program Coordinator
    (651) 377-8659
  • Solina Nhil, Youth Enrichment & Support Case Manager
    (651) 377-8661

Front Desk

  • Kristin Nelson, Receptionist and Immigration Services Specialist
    (651) 377-8640

Custodial

  • Shelton Ingram, Facility Custodian

 

 

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