PPL Staff

Staff &

Board

Executive Team

Paul head shot
Paul Williams
President and CEO
Andriana Abariotes headshot
Andriana Abariotes
Vice President of Development & External Affairs
Antonio Cardona headshot
Antonio Cardona
Vice President of Career Readiness
Scott Cordes headshot
Scott Cordes
Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President of Operations
Mike LaFave headshot
Mike LaFave
Senior Vice President of Housing Stability
Maria Pabon
Dr. María Pabón Gautier
Vice President of Talent, Equity, and Culture

Administration

Leadership

Melanie Mills
Melanie Mills
Director of Administration
Marissa Peterson
Marissa Peterson
Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
DeBorah Smith
DeBorah Smith
Director of Equity & Learning

Development & External Affairs

Leadership

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Zarah Augustine
Director of Volunteer Program
Rick Fuentes
Rick Fuentes
Director of Communications
Amanda Herbst
Amanda Herbst
Director of Impact, Grants & Evaluation

Career Readiness

Leadership

Amy Anlauf
Amy Anlauf
Senior Director of Education
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Emily Terrell
Director of Youth Employment Strategies
Angie Willardson
Angie Willardson
Director of Employment and Training

Housing Stability

Senior Leadership

Rashida Jackson head shot
Rashida Jackson
Senior Director of Property Management
Sarah Koschinska
Sarah Koschinska
Senior Director of Resident Services

Leadership

Peter Elwell
Peter Elwell
Director of Affordable Housing Services and Data Compliance
Kate Norman
Kate Norman
Regional Property Manager
Candice Rosalez
Candice Rosalez
Director of Compliance
Leslie Seaberg
Leslie Seaberg
Director of Asset Management
Bill McKinney
Bill McKinney, Chair
Anthem, Inc.
Tanya Bell
Tanya Bell, Vice Chair
Grand Real Estate
Leigh Niebuhr
Leigh Niebuhr, Treasurer
Compass Capital Management, Inc.
Dena VanDeVoort Ehrich
Dena VanDeVoort Ehrich, Secretary
3M
Colleen Dockendorf
Colleen Dockendorf
Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Andrew Downey
Andrew Downey
PwC
Kizzy Downie
Kizzy Downie
Model Cities
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Hussein Farah
New Vision
Spencer Finseth
Spencer Finseth
Greiner Construction
John Hamilton
John Hamilton
UrbanWorks, retired
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Karen Kelley-Ariwoola
Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ)
Sharon Kennedy Vickers
Sharon Kennedy Vickers
Software for Good
Jessi Kingston
Jessi Kingston
North Memorial Health
Nick Kozlak
Nick Kozlak
Kozlak Capital Partners
Ken LaChance
Ken LaChance
Wells Fargo
Ryan Long
Ryan Long
Xcel Energy
Damu McCoy
Damu McCoy
Target Corporation
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Carolyn Roby
Wells Fargo Foundation (retired)
Nasibu Sareva
Nasibu Sareva
African Development Center
Courtney Schroeder
Courtney Schroeder
General Mills
Shannon Smith Jones
Shannon Smith Jones
Hope Community
Sarah Stumme
Sarah Stumme
Allina Health
Torry Whitney
Torry Whitney
Ecolab
Kristine Widmer
Kristine Widmer
GHR Foundation
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Noya Woodrich
Minnesota Department of Health
Tom Zirbs
Tom Zirbs
U.S. Bank