Registration and Rates About the Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance
Scholarships Speaker Bios Breakout Sessions
Download Center Attendees Registration and Rate Information

Speaker Bios

Keynote speaker Alan Cantor is principal of Alan Cantor Consulting LLC, where he helps community-based nonprofits with strategy, development and governance. In his practice Alan draws on over thirty years of executive and volunteer experience in the nonprofit world. Alan is a frequent contributor to The Chronicle of Philanthropy and Inside Philanthropy. Alan has gained a reputation as one of the nonprofit sector’s most insightful and thought-provoking commentators, and he has been cited in The New York Times, Barron’s, Pro Publica, The Boston Globe, The Daily Beast,, Vanity Fair, Advancing Philanthropy, The Nonprofit Times, Boston Business Journal, and Boston Magazine.


Breakout Session Presenter Bios - Coming Soon

Steven Anseth, partner, Abdo, Eick & Meyers
Scott Artley, managing director, Patrick’s Cabaret
Amy Babcock, Schechter Dokken Kanter
Jake Blumberg, executive director, GiveMN
Alan Cantor, principal, Alan Cantor Consulting, LLC
Molly Chase, managing director, HUGE Theater
Heidi Christianson, attorney, Nilan Johnson Lewis PA
Gabe Cohen, senior director of marketing and communications, GuideStar
Debbie Cushman, associate director, Minnesota Literacy Council
Rebecca Field, manager, CliftonLarsonAllen
Megan Genest Tarnow, principal, The Mobius Group
Kate Gillette, vice president, Avison Young
Gordon Goodwin, senior consultant, strategic services, MAP for Nonprofits
Karen Gries, prinicpal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Kurt Hochfeld, accounting and finance consultant, MAP for Nonprofits
Becky Johnson, finance manager, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Craig Kepler, attorney, Lindquist & Vennum
Paul Kirst, finance manager, Minnesota Literacy Council
Curt Klotz, finance director, Nonprofits Assistance Fund
Amanda LaGrange, C.E.O., Tech Dump
Tammy Mattonen, owner, Mattonen Nonprofit Consulting
Jamie Millard, executive director, Pollen
Larry Mohr, partner, Baker Tilly
Michelle Ness, executive director, PRISM
Glyn Northington, special initiatives director, Nonprofits Assistance Fund
Janet Ogden-Brackett, associate director, Nonprofits Assistance Fund
Elisa Olson, managing director, Ashland Productions
Trina Olson, executive director, PFund Foundation
Tarrah Palm, executive director, ResourceWest
Jon Pratt, executive director, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Rinal Ray, deputy public policy director, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
April Reardon
Kelly Rietow, owner, Roo Solutions, LLC
Kathleen Stephan, board treasurer and volunteer, Pine River-Backus Family Center
Jane Williams, director of reporting & compliance/controller, The Science Museum of Minnesota
Tom Zimmerman, director of marketing and communications, GiveMN
Corrie Zoll, executive director, Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre

Individual Login

You are signed in as:

View My Account divider Logout

Nonprofit Finance and
Sustainability Conference

April 13, 2017
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Dr. 
Brooklyn Center, MN 



Minnesota Council of Nonprofits


Thank You to Our Sponsors