MEET OUR FOUNDATION STAFF

Shantel Cronk, CEO/Executive Director

Shantel Cronk joined the foundation in August of 2019 taking on the role of CEO/Executive Director. Shantel, a 4th generation Montana who grew up on a ranch along the Hi Line, came to the Foundation with over 25 years of for-profit experience in project and strategic management. She's proud to help give back to the university where her grandmother and mother both attended.

Toni Pedersen, Director of Finance

Toni Pedersen is a new addition to the team as our Director of Finance. An alum of MSU Northern ('97) and originally from Wolf Point, MT, Toni brings her finance experience and positive energy to the Foundation.

Lee Lounder, Outreach Coordinator

Lee Lounder joined the Foundation in June of 2019. She was raised in El Paso, Texas and ended up in the Pacific Northwest for college. Lee coordinates our alumni newsletter, social media accounts, and events.

Darla McCloy, Operations Specialist

Darla McCloy, originally from Circle, MT, joined our team in the newly created role or Operations Specialist. Darla contributes to the team in data management and bookkeeping.