JA Staff Directory

Meet the passionate team committed to empowering our youth to own their future success.

Junior Achievement of the Heartland Staff

Executive Leadership

Dougal Nelson

President CEO

Mark Taghon

Chief Financial Officer


Tawnya Hambly

VP - Education

Stacy Voelliger

Senior Education Manager

Nora Shook

Education Manager

Melissa Rebro

JA World Program Director


Scott Ellerbach

SVP - Community Relations

Val Yazbec

VP - Development

Marketing & Special Events

Katie Sothmann

Senior Director - Marketing & Special Events

Makenzie Morris

Marketing Manager

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