Brittnie Steinmetz

Family Care Coordinator

Mellissa Foster

Engagement Director

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William W. Kirk

Board Director

Mr. Kirk is a principal and partner in Rerum Novarum Capital located in Leawood, Kansas, and is responsible for business development, marketing and funds sourcing. Bill has spent most of his career in Catholic higher education, as a Vice President for Ave Maria University and as an Associate Vice President at the University of Notre…

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Jonathan Bechtle

Board Director

Jonathan Bechtle, Esq., Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel at the Foundation for Government Accountability, is a seasoned nonprofit leader and a nationally-recognized expert on election law and government transparency. Prior to joining FGA, Jonathan served as chief operating officer and then chief executive officer of the Freedom Foundation, a free-market think tank based in…

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Lee Wyatt, Jr.

Board Director

Mr. Wyatt is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fortune Brands, where he served in that role from 2011 until July 2017. He served as Executive Vice President of Fortune Brands from July 2017 until his retirement in December 2017. Prior to that, Lee served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive…

Dr. Alise G. Bartley

Board Director

Dr. Alise G. Bartley is a marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor that has been helping families, couples, and individuals for over 25 years. She earned her MA in Counseling and Human Development from Walsh University and her Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from The University of Akron. Her focus is helping…

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Doug Campbell

Board Director

Doug Campbellā€™s life is now consumed by trying, through Better Together to keep families together and kids out of foster care and, through Friends of Foster Children Forever, to do for abused and neglected children what neither the state nor any other agency does to make their lives closer to normal. He serves on the…

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Tarren Bragdon

Founder and Board President

Tarren Bragdon is president and chief executive officer of the Foundation for Government Accountability, which he founded in 2011. In just seven years FGA has grown from $50k in start-up funding to about $9 million in private donations and about 30 staff. FGA helps people experience the Power of Work by advancing reforms that move…

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Stephen Freeman

Marketing & Digital Partner

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Home Study Specialist