Finance and operations

The members of the Finance team seek to provide accurate, timely, and cost effective financial information to inform the strategic and philanthropic decisions of our donors and management. In addition, we are charged with the safeguarding of the Foundations’ financial resources and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Christine Searson

Christine Searson

Vice President of Finance and Operations
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Clare Shavor

Clare Shavor

Administrative Assistant
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Melissa Pelland

Melissa Pelland

Controller
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Nate Annan

Assistant General Accountant
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Renae Armstrong

Renae Armstrong

General Accountant
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Julie Latterell

Julie Latterell

Funds Accounting Manager
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Vickie Viaene

Vickie Viaene

Accounting Manager
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Chia Yang

Chia Yang

General Accountant
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Together We Thrive

Minnesota Philanthropy Partners is a network of foundations, funds and organizations that share knowledge and services to make charitable giving thrive and benefit all Minnesotans. Minnesota Philanthropy Partners supports The Saint Paul Foundation, Minnesota Community Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation, Mardag Foundation and more than 1,700 affiliates across Minnesota.

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