Congratulations, Rod!

Posted on : 08 Apr 2021 | No Comments

We are excited to announce that Rod Oksuita has been promoted to Chief Development Officer for the organization.

Rod has been with KANDU and Best Events for 36 years as “Director of Best Events”. His dedication to the community and to the mission of KANDU has been an extreme asset. Those who know Rod, whether a client, team member or community leader, know his exemplary work ethic and loyalty to people with disabilities or disadvantages.

Rod will have responsibility for Best Events, fund development, marketing, donor retention and expansion programs, community relations, along with assisting the Executive Director, Kathy Hansen with the strategic planning goals and objectives. He will also work closely with the Director of Marketing & Development, Liz Menz and oversee the Fund Development & Marketing plan implementation.

Executive Director, Kathy Hansen commented, “This simply makes sense as we are evolving as an organization and developing short and long term plans for the future of KANDU. I want to make use of Rod’s many years of experience and knowledge for greater success in achieving our goals. He is held in great regard in the Janesville and Beloit business and service communities and well connected to many who support our important mission. His involvement in all facets of KANDU’s services and departments make him an ideal person to assist with implementation of our goals as we build for future generations.”