Board of Directors

Fulfilling Our Mission

The following community leaders serve as the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation’s Board of Directors, offering their knowledge and expertise in community development, charitable giving, accounting, law, and financial management.

In addition to the Board of Directors and the Foundation’s professional staff, hundreds of volunteers work to help us fulfill our mission to improve the quality of life for our community. These volunteers provide leadership to the audit committee, finance committee, grants committee, investment management committee, legal committee, special gifts and investments committee, scholarship selection panels and the youth advisory council.

Our Board of Directors

Todd Ernst

Todd Ernst

Board Chair

President, Ernst Capital Group

Suzanne Veenis

Vice Chair

Community Leader and Civic Volunteer

Aaron Severson

Aaron Severson


Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors

Matt Gassen


Community Leader and Civic Volunteer

Amange Aware

Amange Aware

Business Banking Market President, Wells Fargo

Stacy Erdmann

CPA, Partner, Eide Bailly

Mandy Gaikowski

Attorney/Partner, Estate Planning Solutions Law Firm, Prof. LLC

Marilyn Korsten

Entrepreneur and Civic Volunteer

Angela Lammers

Managing Partner, Cetera Services

Angeline Lavin

Financial Advisor, VanDemark, Lavin & Hodges Financial Advisors

Lorrae Lindquist

Community Leader and Civic Volunteer

Steve Sarbacker

Steve Sarbacker

Attorney and Partner, Cutler Law Firm

Patrick Sweetman

Community Leader, Civic Volunteer

Doug Tribble

President and CEO, American Bank & Trust

Ben Wiener

Partner & Risk Advisor / CEO, North Risk Partners & Benaiah Capital

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