The Be The Match Board of Ambassadors (BoA) is an essential part of our fundraising efforts, serving as representatives of the organization within the community. 

special thanks to our board of ambassadors!



Chad LaMont
Northwestern Mutual


Kory LaMont
Baxter International, Inc.

Cara Pagels
Community Volunteer

Michelle Pretlow
OneStream Software


Richard Rieger
Huron Consulting Group

Thomas Teach
Century Foam

Los Angeles


Debbie D'Abruzzi
BMT Survivor

Breanne Forstrom
Community Volunteer

Eric Forstrom
Greener Pastures Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Manny Jay
Stylist & Art Director

Krissy Kobata
Community Volunteer

Jason Labinger
Community Volunteer


Jared Lipscomb
Makeup Artist

Kristy Nguyen
California State University, Long Beach

Erin Van Dorn
Community Volunteer



Jason Ahlgren

Experience Chair
Riverbridge Partners, LLC


Katie Amys
Minnesota Wild


Sarah Aulik
Be The Match


Annie Ballantine

Lead BoA Chair
The Soul of Style


Heidi Bohachek
Be The Match


Yung-Tsi Bolon
Be The Match


Colleen Brady

Lead Ambassador, Live Auction
Clinical Research Studies Scientist


Alicia Carlson
Community Volunteer


Lorenzo Dandrea
Hot Dish Advertising


Toni Dandrea
Media Bridge Advertising


Tara Dewitt

Health Partners

Haley Dickson

Natalie Dorsey
Riverbridge Partners, LLC


Susan Eiden

Lead Ambassador, Raffle
SDK Technical Services/SDK Software Inc.

Kevin Endres


Annie Eversman
Minnesota Timberwolves

Peter Favilla

Anna Gallenberger
Meredith Motel & Talent Agency LLC

Allison Guthrie

Katie Harris
Mayo Clinic

Annie Heggernes
EAC Product Development Solutions

Lisa Hellem
Co-Lead Ambassador, Experience
Anastasi Jellum, P.A. 

Andre Hollins
Community Volunteer

Heidi Hoyt
Community Volunteer

Alex Hubbell
Community Volunteer

Matt Hugdahl
SkyWater Search Partners

Nick Jellum
Anastasi Jellum, P.A. 

Bethany Keyl
Be The Match

Lauren Kvasnicka
Sustainable Resources Center

Andrew Larson

Creative Color Solutions

Kelly Lieser
Lead Ambassador, Peer-to-Peer
Thrivent Financial

Kristi Lindstrom
Be The Match


Joan Maher
Pure Storage


Kelly McQueen
PNC Bank


James Meyerson

Co-Lead Ambassador, Experience


Melissa Mignano
Be The Match


Kendra Mummah
Willis Towers Watson


Mary Foster Murray

Lead Ambassador, Restaurant Row
Great Southern Bank


Renee O'Brien
Be The Match


Kris Poppi


Amy Ronneberg
Be The Match


Laura Schwarz
Be The Match


Julie Smolich
Be The Match


Tim Tripp
Be The Match


Pearl Wistl
Be The Match

New York


Brian Berg
Publicis Media

John Camiolo
John James Benefits, Ltd.

Victoria Castiglione
DX Global

Karen Cohen
Community Volunteer

Gary Goldberg

Bruce Manasevit
The Manasevit Group, Merrill Lynch
Wealth & Investment Management

B.J. Michaels
Bank of America

Roger Paschke
Hearst Corporation

Abby West



Kristin Barrett
Mahoning County

Daniel Cox

Patrick Ginnetti
Mahoning County

Chris Kogelnik
CT Consultants

Angela Van
Mahoning County

St. Louis


Joe Church
Merrill Lynch

Jim Lewis
Community Volunteer

Stephanie Walsh
Merrill Lynch

Interested in joining our Board of Ambassadors?
Contact Kaela Anderson at for more information.