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Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

THE MATTHEW 25 STAFF

Our Team Powers Our Mission

Meet the dedicated professionals who bring Matthew 25’s mission to life every single day. Contact us or call 319-362-2214 if you’d like to be connected with one of our staff members.

Management Team

Clint Twedt-Ball

Clint Twedt-Ball

Executive Director

(319) 200-2784

Jana Bodensteiner

Jana Bodensteiner

Chief Development Officer

(319) 200-2783

John Wasta

John Wasta

operations Director

(319) 200-2781

Construction manager

Brenner Myers

Neighborhood Building Director

(319) 200-2782

Mark Elias

Mark Elias

Cultivate hope senior director

(319) 200-3150

Core Support Team

DEB

Deborah Nicholas

controller

319-200-2792

Melissa Rossman

Melissa Rossman

Accounting Leader

319-200-2792

Gulnaz Okumus

bookkeeper

319-200-2792

liz

Liz Willham

Development Coordinator

(319) 200-2790

Kent Ryan

Grants coordinator

(319) 362-2214

Charisse Lawrence

Marketing Coordinator

(319) 200-2789

blenda peterson office manager at matthew 25

Blenda Peterson

Office Manager

(319) 362-2214

Community Building Team

courtney

Courtney Ball

Community Building director

(319) 362-2214

Jessica Bolten

Volunteer Coordinator

(319) 200-2787

Housing Team

Brenner Myers

neighborhood building Director

(319) 200-2782

Tonya Marie Adams

Tonya Marie Adams

Neighborhood building program coordinator

(319) 200-2782

Brandon Schmidt

Brandon Schmidt

Neighborhood Building Admin Coordinator

(319) 200-2782

Urban Farm & Education Team

Kendal Hausmann

Kendal Housmann

Education leader

(319) 200-2785

Matthew Arndt

Matthew Arndt

Cultivate Hope urban farm Leader

319-200-2785

Groundswell Cafe Team

Philip Hamilton

Philip Hamilton

groundswell director

(319) 200-2791

Robin, groundswell cafe team member

Robin Fleming

groundswell project manager

Jenn Kloke

groundswell Team Member

ruth, team member at groundswell cafe

Ruth Modrow

Groundswell Team Member

 

Kody Slife

Groundswell Team Member

 

mathew groundswell cafe

Mathew Heiken

Groundswell Team Member

 

gage

Gage Thompson

Groundswell Team Member

Cultivate Hope Corner Store Team

Dylan Anderson

Assistant manager

(319) 200-3150

Kierstyn Holets

Kierstyn Holets

Team leader

319-200-3150

Sally Trenary

Sally Trenary

Team Member

 

Pete Chihak

Pete Chihak

Team Member

 

Mark Ehrman

Mark Ehrman

Team Member

 

Joe Jimenez

Team Member

 

Wanda Holley

Wanda Holley

Team Member

 

Gabe Barnes

Gabe Barnes

Team Member

 

Jaiden Kelkopf

Team member

 

Green Iowa AmeriCorps Team

Green Iowa AmeriCorps

energy and community branch

(319) 362-2214