Board of Directors - We Raise Foundation

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Ms. Angela Dejene

President and Founder,
Dejene Communications
Austin, Texas

Rev. Dr. Jon Diefenthaler

President Emeritus, Southeastern District, The Lutheran Church
Missouri Synod
Columbia, Maryland

Mr. Mark Duesenberg

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary,
Ferro Corporation
Rocky River, Ohio

Rev. Paul Erickson

Bishop, Greater Milwaukee Synod,
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Ms. Angela Dejene

President and Founder,
Dejene Communications
Austin, Texas

Rev. Dr. Jon Diefenthaler

President Emeritus, Southeastern District, The Lutheran Church
Missouri Synod
Columbia, Maryland

Mr. Mark Duesenberg

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary,
Ferro Corporation
Rocky River, Ohio

Rev. Paul Erickson

Bishop, Greater Milwaukee Synod,
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Mr. James Handrich

Former Lutheran Educator and Former Headmaster,
Hong Kong International School, Tai Tam, Hong Kong
Naples, Florida

Mr. Rick Hein (Chair)

President and CEO, Miramar Bobcat, Inc.
San Diego, California

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Ms. Gretchen Jameson

Senior Vice President, Strategy and University Affairs
Concordia University
Mequon, Wisconsin

Mr. Gregory Jordan

Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Foundation & Institutional Advisors,
Northern Trust
Chicago, Illinois

Mr. James Handrich

Former Lutheran Educator and Former Headmaster,
Hong Kong International School, Tai Tam, Hong Kong
Naples, Florida

Mr. Rick Hein (Chair)

President and CEO, Miramar Bobcat, Inc.
San Diego, California

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Ms. Gretchen Jameson

Senior Vice President, Strategy and University Affairs
Concordia University
Mequon, Wisconsin

Mr. Gregory Jordan

Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Foundation & Institutional Advisors,
Northern Trust
Chicago, Illinois

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Dr. Ciuinal Lewis

President and CEO
Specialized Assistance Services, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Mr. Darron Lowe

Vice President, Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Solutions
O’Fallon, Illinois

Mrs. Monique Nunes
(Secretary)

Director of Recruitment and University Relations,
Concordia College New York
Bronxville, New York 

Mr. Andrew Steele
(Vice Chair)

Director of Global Church Sponsorship,
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America;
Founder, Bloom Africa, Lesotho, Africa
Chicago, Illinois 

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Dr. Ciuinal Lewis

President and CEO
Specialized Assistance Services, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Mr. Darron Lowe

Vice President, Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Solutions
O’Fallon, Illinois

Mrs. Monique Nunes
(Secretary)

Director of Recruitment and University Relations,
Concordia College New York
Bronxville, New York

Mr. Andrew Steele
(Vice Chair)

Director of Global Church Sponsorship,
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America;
Founder, Bloom Africa, Lesotho, Africa
Chicago, Illinois

Rev. Bruce Strade

Former Executive Director, Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries
Portland, Oregon

Ms. Anne Wenzel

President and Executive Director,
Western Colorado Community Foundation
Palisade, Colorado

Mr. Carson Williams

Acquisition Finance, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Atlanta, Georgia

Rev. Bruce Strade

Former Executive Director, Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries
Portland, Oregon

Ms. Anne Wenzel

President and Executive Director,
Western Colorado Community Foundation
Palisade, Colorado

Mr. Carson Williams

Acquisition Finance, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Atlanta, Georgia

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