Responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the Foundation under the direction of the Board of Directors.

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Roxie Jerde

President and CEO


Responsible for providing legal guidance to CFSC staff and maintaining relationships with Professional Advisors.

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Betsy Pennewill, JD

Corporate Counsel


Responsible for developing the Foundation’s strategic position and leading the team responsible for executing marketing and communications.

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Mischa Kirby, APR

Vice President, Strategy and Communications


Responsible for planning and delivering external communications, including public relations and marketing.

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Hunter Carpenter

Senior Manager, Communications


Responsible for supporting the President and CEO and communications to the Board of Directors.

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Shaun Rogers

Executive Assistant


Responsible for administrative support.

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Barbie Gonzalez

Coordinator, Administrative Services


Responsible for being the welcoming face and voice for the Foundation, including administrative support.

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Lori Schaub



Responsible for assisting with content development campaigns and strategies to build awareness of and support for the 2022 Giving Challenge.

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Leonela Tase Suiero

Communications Intern, 2022 Giving Challenge

Community Impact

Leads the team responsible for Community Impact strategy, including grants, scholarships, and nonprofit services.

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Kirsten Russell

Vice President, Community Impact


Responsible for managing the operations and delivery of the Foundation’s scholarships program and also supports other Foundation grants, initiatives and programs.

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Lindsey Masterson

Manager, Scholarships and Grants


Manages grantmaking programs and processes to strategically distribute grants from designated funds, working with nonprofits and committees.

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Angelica Hull

Grants, Manager


Responsible for the day-to-day operations and delivery of the scholarship program.

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Kay Carrington

Manager, Scholarships


Supports the Community Impact team in their work with grants, scholarships, and nonprofit services.

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Tianna Boswell

Coordinator, Community Impact



Responsible for leading the Foundation’s financial reporting, risk management, budget, technology roadmap, and investment oversight.

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Laura Spencer, CPA

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer


Oversees the day-to-day accounting functions, leads internal process improvements and is responsible for the annual audit and tax returns.

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Erin Jones

Vice President, Finance and Operations


Responsible for planning, directing, and providing oversight of the functions needed to maximize the Community Foundation's capacity to serve.

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Lisa Carter, MS

Director, Organizational Capacity


Responsible for preparing multiple investment account reconciliations, quarterly and annual investment performance reporting, and preparing/analyzing monthly financial statements.

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Julie Avins

Director, Accounting


Responsible for accounts payable, general ledger reconciliations and grant/accounts payable check preparation. Assists with the annual audit and tax return preparation.

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Shelby Manson

Staff Accountant


Responsible for processing daily donations and drafting gift acknowledgement letters and monthly investment account reconciliations.

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Casey Grisanti

Staff Accountant


Responsible for providing human resources support to the Foundation and overseeing office related areas.

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Kelly Norton

Manager, Human Resources and Office


Responsible for overseeing all day-to-day technology needs and operations and managing IT-related projects and training.

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Jacob Meyers

Manager, Information Technology and Facilities


Responsible for processing grants, including performing due diligence.

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Kellie Gearon

Coordinator, Grant Administration


Knowledge and Equity

Leads the team responsible for relying on data and community input to guide efforts to build a thriving and equitable community.

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Ranata Reeder

Vice President, Knowledge and Equity


Responsible for the Foundation’s online directory of local nonprofits (The Giving Partner) to promote nonprofit impact and transparency.

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Susan Geurin

Nonprofit Data Manager, Knowledge and Equity


Responsible for planning and implementing nonprofit trainings, educational opportunities, and other services to help nonprofit organizations assess needs and build capacity.

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Aude-Eureka Mondé

Manager, Community Knowledge


Provides key insights using data to inform multiple projects across departments within the Community Foundation.

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Steven Spielman

Data Analytics Intern


Leads the team responsible for cultivating relationships with donors and prospects, as well as providing donor services.

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Jay Young

Vice President, Philanthropy


Serves as the internal resource for donors and donor prospects.

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Heidi Kellman

Director, Philanthropy Administration


Responsible for working with individual donors to help them achieve their philanthropic goals through social impact investments in the community.

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Laurie Scott

Philanthropic Advisor


Responsible for administrative and analysis functions to support Philanthropy Administration.

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Michelle Gingrich

Data Coordinator, Philanthropy