Janette (she/her) has spent over twenty-five years combining her passion for mission-driven work with her professional expertise in executive leadership, strategic development, nonprofit governance, and operations. Making her mark as an optimistic go-getter and creative problem-solver, Janette’s award-winning background in marketing, branding, and public relations brings unique insight to projects, whether guiding grassroots start-ups through program development, or helping established groups secure funding for multi-million-dollar capital campaigns. Her experience spans from the arts to social services, urban to rural, and youth to seniors. She is continually inspired by the contagious passion each organization brings to their cause.
Janette is a double University of Minnesota Alumni, holding a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs with a Law Minor, and a Bachelor of Arts in Theater and Communications. She has been on the board of many local and national nonprofits, and is an experienced keynote speaker. A storyteller by nature, you will often find Janette writing, producing, advocating, or supporting the arts, digging in her garden, or exploring new adventures especially those near the water.