Minghui (Kathy) Zou, CPA, is a senior accountant in CliftonLarsonAllen’s Nonprofit Business Operations (Biz Ops) group. She worked as an accountant in Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School and Hyde Park Day School in Chicago before CLA. They are both nonprofit organizations.
Kathy has a B.S. in Accounting from SouthEast University in China and M.S. in Accounting from Marquette University. During her undergrad study, she went to France as an exchange student to study international business for a year.
Eleanor Savage has been with Jerome Foundation since 2007. She is active in the philanthropic and arts community as an agitator for equitable practice and involved with the national organization, Grantmakers in the Arts, as the Co-Chair of the Support for Individual Artists Committee. She is a media artist, an activist and has instigated many community-focused/artist-centered events in the Twin Cities: Naked Stages; Forbidden Fruit Radio; Vulva Riot; and Dyke Night at the Walker Art Center. She was previously the Associate Director of Event and Media Production at the Walker Art Center for sixteen years.
Eleanor's life-long commitment is promoting human rights as a guiding force and working actively as a white, gender-queer butch against racism and all the other intersecting oppressions.
Andrea Brown joined the Jerome Foundation in 2016. She came to the Jerome Foundation after five years at the Walker Art Center, where she was Associate Director of Strategic Marketing, and prior to that Associate Director of Digital Marketing and Marketing Manager. She worked in the New York office of the American Academy in Berlin before taking a 7-year detour into software at Marketing Bridge/Gage Marketing where she was Lead Account Supervisor.
Andrea has a B.A. in American Studies from Smith College.
Sadie Barnette, t’ai freedom ford, LaMont Hamilton, and Sangamithra Iyer received month-long residencies at Camargo Foundation, a residential center located in the scenic town of Cassis, France.
Lori Lawonn is a controller in CliftonLarsonAllen’s Nonprofit Business Operations (Biz Ops) group. Lori has been with CLA since 2014, and brings with her fifteen years of experience serving as the Finance Director for the National Youth Leadership Council, a national nonprofit based in Minneapolis Since joining CLA, Lori has served as the Controller for several nonprofits with annual budgets ranging from approximately $500k to $100M.
Lann Briel joined the Jerome Foundation in 2018. She is an independent film artist and media content creator. Active and passionate about the Twin Cities arts community, she has worked with Forecast Public Art, Twin Cities Public Television and most recently as Mn Artists Coordinator for the Walker Art Center. Through Mn Artists she actively worked to connect and profile regional artists, curators, collectors, and venues, fostering collaboration throughout the state. As an enrolled tribal member, she is an advocate for Indigenous rights and is interested in advancing Indigenous art and artisans throughout the contemporary art world.
Lann has a B.A. in Moving Image Arts from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design in New Mexico, and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota's Master of Professional Studies Arts and Cultural Leadership program.