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Staff

Our team consists of a mix of early childhood content experts, training and technical assistance consultants, policy analysts, communications specialists and administrative staff. All of us bring our knowledge, experience, and passion to Our Work.

Leadership

Tracey joined the Early Childhood Investment Corporation in February of 2017.  She was formerly the Finance Controller for Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan.  Tracy has 29 years’ experience in the accounting field, working both in public accounting and in private industry.  Tracey held a variety of positions as Controller and VP of Finance and Administration, most recently in the non-profit spectrum for Michigan Restaurant Association.  She has received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University.

 

Staff

Sheila Allen - Data Systems Manager, Great Start to Quality

Rosalie Bannasch, Early Childhood Specialist - Infant Toddler

Jordan Blough‐Orr - Early Childhood Specialist

Lisa Bremer - Assessor, Great Start to Quality

Michele Chenier - Technical Assistance Specialist

Kelly Christman - Early Childhood Specialist

Heather Evans - Validation Manager, Great Start to Quality

Bryn Fortune - Project Manager for Parent Leadership

Tracey Ginder - Vice President of Finance

Michelle Golus - Director of Professional Development, Great Start to Quality

Tracie Guild - Validator, Great Start to Quality

Kelly Kreider - Senior Director, Great Start to Quality

Nicole Kretzschmer - Assessment Manager, Great Start to Quality

Angeliek Lopez - Validator, Great Start to Quality

Kimmy McAuley - Validator, Great Start to Quality

Melissa Mosley - Validator, Great Start to Quality

TaShanna Norrell - Assessor, Great Start to Quality

Hayley Norris - Assessor, Great Start to Quality

Christy Opsommer – Director of Assessment & Systems, Great Start to Quality

Allyson Page - Assessor, Great Start to Quality

Alissa Parks - Senior Technical Assistance Specialist

Ken Roubal - Data Analyst

Jennifer Rountree - Early Childhood Specialist

Michelle Stevens, Family Engagement Technical Assistance Specialist

Candice Torrealba - Validator, Great Start to Quality

Carrie Tynan - Finance Projects Monitor

Amber Vanderzalm - Assessor, Great Start to Quality

Renae Visscher - Race To the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant Project Manager

Tia Wahl - Communications Specialist, Great Start to Quality

Kim Walker - Senior Administrative Assistant

Holly Wingard - Director, Training and Technical Assistance Systems