Our Team

Our team consists of former heads of development, campaign experts, and leaders in data science, prospect development, digital fundraising, CRM systems, advancement services, talent management, annual giving, and communications.

Senior Leadership

Josh Birkholz

Josh Birkholz

Chief Executive Officer
Katrina Klaproth

Katrina Klaproth

Chief Operating Officer and President of Philanthropic Services
Mark Marshall

Mark Marshall

President of Philanthropic Counsel

Fundraising Counsel

Tahsin Alam

Tahsin Alam

Consulting Partner
Carole Arwidson

Carole Arwidson

Director of Strategic Communications
James Barnard

James Barnard

Associate Vice President, BWF Groundwork Digital
Jason Boley

Jason Boley

Senior Vice President of Systems and Operations
Jason Briggs

Jason Briggs

Consulting Partner
Tim Bucher

Tim Bucher

Director, Systems and Operations
Sara Buesing

Sara Buesing

Project Associate
Marianna Bunkers

Marianna Bunkers

Digital Marketing Project Associate
Kate Butler

Kate Butler

Solutions Partner
Janet Cady

Janet Cady

Executive Partner
Chris Clark

Chris Clark

Senior Vice President of Philanthropic Counsel
Joelle Clemons

Joelle Clemons

Director, Philanthropic Services Division
Zach Corbin

Zach Corbin

Director, Digital Marketing
Kelsey Crouch-Dodson

Kelsey Crouch-Dodson

Senior Decision Science Coordinator
Jim Daniel

Jim Daniel

Executive Partner
Kathleen Danielson

Kathleen Danielson

Project Associate
Lisbeth Fernandez

Lisbeth Fernandez

Solutions Partner
Annie Harm

Annie Harm

Director of Consultant Services
Jeff Hilperts

Jeff Hilperts

Vice President
Emma Hinke

Emma Hinke

Director of Data Science
Sari Hoffman-Dachelet

Sari Hoffman-Dachelet

Project Associate
Wendy Jaccard

Wendy Jaccard

Associate Vice President
Amanda Jarman

Amanda Jarman

Consulting Partner
Erin Kerns

Erin Kerns

Project Associate
Judy Kirk

Judy Kirk

Executive Partner
Joshua LaBorde

Joshua LaBorde

Associate Vice President, Systems and Operations
Bond Lammey

Bond Lammey

Senior Vice President of Philanthropic Counsel
Amy Lampi

Amy Lampi

Associate Vice President
Ken Massey

Ken Massey

Executive Partner
Lani McCollar

Lani McCollar

Associate Vice President
Merrell Milano

Merrell Milano

Associate Vice President
Kari Myrland

Kari Myrland

Consulting Partner
Alex Oftelie

Alex Oftelie

Senior Vice President of Decision Science
Nick Perlick

Nick Perlick

Associate Vice President
Dan Pieterse

Dan Pieterse

Director, Systems & Operations
Dennis Prescott

Dennis Prescott

Senior Vice President of Executive Partners
Sarah Price

Sarah Price

Associate Director of Research Services
Betsy Rigby

Betsy Rigby

Associate Vice President
Andy Schultz

Andy Schultz

Director of Data Science
Dinessa Solomon

Dinessa Solomon

Associate Vice President
Reed Tyler

Reed Tyler

Director of Business Intelligence
Shawn Vogen

Shawn Vogen

Associate Vice President
Justin Ware

Justin Ware

Senior Vice President of Digital Marketing

Firm Operations

Steve Birnbaum

Steve Birnbaum

Vice President of Sales
Karina Carlson

Karina Carlson

Digital Marketing Manager
Emily Christaldi

Emily Christaldi

Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Lauren Cummings

Lauren Cummings

Office Coordinator and Administrative Assistant
Allison Gannon

Allison Gannon

Assistant Vice President of Business Development
Rachel Hurlbert

Rachel Hurlbert

Systems Administrator
Frank Olson

Frank Olson

IT Manager
Traci Strittmater

Traci Strittmater

Project Assistant
Alissa Thorsland

Alissa Thorsland

Director of Finance Administration
Pam Walters

Pam Walters

Project Assistant
Chris Wydra

Chris Wydra

Senior Billing Specialist
Cindy Yoder

Cindy Yoder

Senior Project Assistant