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Our Team

anne_cropped This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , President

Anne Brengle became president of the Coast Guard Foundation in January 2008, bringing more than 30 years of non-profit management experience to the organization. She has led the Foundation team through many new initiatives to strengthen our support for the men and women of the United States Coast Guard. Going forward, Mrs. Brengle will continue to build strong partnerships and collaborations to increase the visibility of the Foundation and raise awareness and important funds for the programs that benefit Coast Guard members and their families.

bradcropped2013 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Chief Operating Officer/Senior Vice President of Development

Brad Sisley joined the Coast Guard Foundation in 2008. As the Chief Operating Officer, Brad develops the overall strategic and operational direction for the development and communications programs. With that in mind, Brad's goal is to ensure that Foundation's staff operate in an efficient, effective, and well-coordinated manner, and that they support and enhance the mission of the Foundation.

suzan_cropped This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , CPA, Chief Financial Officer/Vice President of Finance and Administration

Suzan joined the Foundation in 2000 after serving a number of years as part of the external audit team. In her earlier years she also served as program administrator for our important support to the Coast Guard. In her current role she collaborates with the senior leadership team to ensure the fiscal and operational effectiveness of the Foundation.

 

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This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Regional Director of Philanthropy

Brian joined the Coast Guard Foundation in 2012 as a development officer. He works with donors and prospects in the southeastern United States, concentrating in Florida. In this role, he engages with individuals, corporations and foundations to broaden the reach of the Foundation in this important region of the country. Brian lives and works in St. Petersburg, Florida.

 

susan_ludwig_headshot This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Regional Director of Philanthropy

Susan joined the Coast Guard Foundation in July 2013. Based in Fairfield County Connecticut, Susan's focus is on the Northeast U.S. and New York City. Prior to joining the Foundation she was a development officer at a Fairfield County hospital, and before that Susan led sales teams at IBM and Apple.

 

jean_cropped This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Special Events

Jean Brown joined the Foundation in 2006 as part of the Special Events team. Jean brings her strong organization and people skills to the table when she directs our large fundraising dinners, receptions and events such as golf tournaments and our sailboat race. Her experience in managing everything from the mailing and seating lists, to the décor to the program for the evening, is no easy task, but she does it with finesse and flair to benefit the programs and projects of the Coast Guard Foundation. Jean also organizes our Board of Trustee meetings and gatherings.

jenfykecropped This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Senior Director of Communications

Jennifer Fyke has worked at the Foundation since 2003, in a variety of roles including interacting with individual and corporate donors, event planning and database management. In her current role Jennifer ties all that experience together and works to communicate the Foundation's message, brand and news to board members, donors, Coast Guard members, the media and the public at large. Jennifer also oversees the database and works with the development team to implement best practices in fundraising and communication.

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This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Facilities

Bob has served as the director of facilities and systems including IT support, and resident caretaker, for more than eight years. As a retired Marine Corps Sergeant, Bob brings rigorous care and dedication to all aspects of his position. Bob works closely with the Coast Guard Academy to ensure that Shipmate Lodge and the surrounding outdoor facilities are well maintained for cadet and Coast Guard community use.

Dawn_cropped This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Accountant

Dawn Bock has worked at the Foundation as the accountant since 2008. Her work consists of performing day to day business functions in the accounting department such as cash management, account reconciliation as well as assisting in office administration. She is the Foundation's scholarship administrator, serving as intermediary between scholars and their schools. Dawn assists our CFO, Suzan Springer, in balancing the general ledger and tracks and reconciles the temporarily restricted accounts and endowments.

matt_cropped This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Communications Specialist

Matt joined the Foundation in 2010 as a database and development associate. He transitioned out of that role to join the communications team, a logical fit since he has more than four years of journalism experience. Matt is responsible for content creation, reporting from Foundation events, social media, and blogging for the Foundation.

 

lisahenderson This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Office Manager

Lisa has been with the Foundation since 2003 performing many of the day-to-day, behind the scenes tasks that help to keep the organization running smoothly. From database work and bookkeeping, to ordering supplies and tracking office staffing and travel, she is the McGyver of our group, always ready to help wherever she is needed.

 

shawncroppedShawn Marshall, Development Associate

Shawn joined the Coast Guard Foundation staff in June 2013. She currently handles database management and provides additional administrative support. Shawn has seven years of non-profit experience that she brings to the Foundation.

 

becky-ketterhagen This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Special Events Coordinator

Becky joined the Coast Guard Foundation team in December 2013. She works hand-in-hand with Director of Special Events Jean Brown to ensure successful outcomes in our awards dinners, donor receptions, and other events. Becky also handles our peer-to-peer fundraising. Prior to joining the Coast Guard Foundation, she worked at the UConn Foundation for six years.