Welcome, Lisa Machtemes!

Posted on : 17 Oct 2019 | No Comments

KANDU is pleased to welcome our new Executive Director, Lisa Machtemes. Lisa comes to KANDU with a PhD in organizational development, an MBA in accounting and many years of nonprofit experience.

Brian Anderson, KANDU’s Board President, praised Ms. Machtemes, stating “Lisa is an extraordinarily qualified leader who we are certain will succeed in serving KANDU’s clients while continuing to develop and grow the organization. Ms. Machtemes is joining an amazing team of talented and dedicated individuals.” Anderson continued, “KANDU, like many nonprofit organizations, faces a unique set fiscal, legislative, and operational challenges, which Ms. Machtemes is uniquely suited to address and overcome. We ask the entire community to join us in welcoming Ms. Machtemes to KANDU.”

A Meet and Greet will be held Friday, November 8th from 4-6:30 at the Best Events Banquet Hall. All KANDU and Best Events staff, clients, care providers, parents, guardians, board members and local business leaders are welcome to attend.

Lisa succeeds Sue Conley, who served as KANDU’s Interim Executive Director after the retirement of Gary Bersell in June. KANDU is grateful for Sue’s invaluable expertise and support over the past 3 months and to have gained a knowledgeable and esteemed advocate.