Team Members

You get the benefit of a diversified, experienced team with Kennari. We’ll match your needs to our skills for the best results.

 Sandi-Frost-Steensma

SANDI FROST STEENSMA

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Sandi is a dynamic, compelling leader with abundant experience in the nonprofit sector. Her inquiring mind and results-focused approach drive success, whether she is working with a small organization, or sorting out the most complex public-private collaborations.

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Laura-Kruisenga

LAURA KRUISENGA

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Laura helps nonprofits manage and motivate their volunteer committees, while also helping clients find the right staff for development. Her guidance ensures you have the best tools and team to start engaging more donors.

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 Steve-Ozinga

STEVE OZINGA

DIRECTOR OF PLANNED GIVING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING

Steve has a passion for helping nonprofit organizations reach their fundraising potential. This includes robust, stakeholder-inclusive strategic planning and comprehensive planned giving programs. He also has a wealth of experience in feasibility studies and endowment and capital campaigns.

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Josh-Spencer

JOSH SPENCER

VICE PRESIDENT OF GRANTS

Josh provides guidance and strategic direction concerning grant programs and project development. This includes grant research and grant writing to ensure a high probability of success.

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Mary-Sumners

MARY SUMNERS

VICE PRESIDENT OF ANNUAL FUND

Mary works with clients to create, implement, and manage major gift programs and development committees. She spends time with boards, helping them develop and create structures and processes that strengthen engagement.

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Janet-Zahn

JANET ZAHN

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Janet uses her unique gifts to coordinate large projects, inspire volunteers, manage capital campaign projects, and guide board development. She pays attention to details, but never loses sight of the big picture.

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 Kirstin VanderMolen

KIRSTIN VANDERMOLEN

PROJECT MANAGER

Kirstin helps organizations acquire new donors and grow existing donors. She works alongside nonprofits to motivate volunteers and board members, while also crafting mission-focused events that result in increased donor engagement.

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 Jaime Van Essen

JAIME VAN ESSEN

PROJECT MANAGER

Jaime has extensive database management experience. She transforms databases into a one-stop for acknowledgement letters, pledge reminders, reporting, event management, and analytical data analysis.

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 Ruth-Vis

RUTH VIS

PROJECT MANAGER

Ruth is an experienced corporate grantmaker and gift planning officer. Her vast knowledge and expertise is applied to a variety of capital and annual fund campaigns, as well as grant writing.

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 Kim-Kvorka

KIMBERLY KVORKA

CLIENT RELATIONS MANAGER

Kim ensures all clients have the tools they need to be successful. She is often the first and last person with whom a client interacts. Her attention to detail and ability to create more efficient processes benefit our organization and our clients.

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