Our team

Sherrie Arey
Executive Director

Sherrie leads our team in all aspects of our work - development, fundraising, and neighborhood revitalization. 

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Keith Nelson
Director of Construction

Keith is a long time NeighborWorks employee. Keith oversees all of our single family construction including Owner Built.

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Katie Batterbee
Director of Marketing & Real Estate

Katie oversees our brand and real estate development efforts serving as a Realtor, representing NWGF transactions.


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Jenel Figarelle
Director of Operations/Property Management

Jenel handles operational duties, events and general office oversight.


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Rosie Kiernan
Homeownership Planner

Rosie works with neighbors wherever they are in their homeownership journey- from pre-purchase prep to homeowner help.


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Vickie Erickson
Staff Accountant

Vickie assists our accounting department keeping our multi-service organization in order.


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Jamie Overturf
Administrative Assistant II

Jamie helps to keep our office going day to day overseeing our front office, IT and customer management system.


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Brittani Halvari
Accounting Specialist

Brittani works on our accounting team, handling all our day-to-day finances. 

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Karen Nebel
Director of Human Resources

Karen has worked at NeighborWorks for over 20 years. Karen, now semi-retired, works part time to assist in HR.


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RichiE Kapphan
Self-Help Supervisor

Richie helps out with the Owner Built Homes using his skills and positive attitude!




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Jeff Neiffer
Finance Director

Jeff has a long background in the financial world and oversees all finance and accounting responsibilities for NWGF. 

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Laura Bolstad
Homeownership Center Director

Laura leads our homeownership team, including all pre and post purchase education, counseling and lending.


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Carol Bronson
Director of Community Initiatives

Carol leads our community engagement programs to bring together residents and resources to make positive impact.


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Brenda Kukay
Owner Built Homes Coordinator

Brenda coordinates all the moving pieces in our Owner Built Homes program - from apply to moving in, she's your gal.


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Tammy Michelotti
Education Coordinator

Tammy leads our Homebuyer Education courses and assists with home buyer counseling.


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Chelsey Hutmacher
Fundraising and Outreach Coordinator

Chelsey handles our fundraising efforts and is also the face you'll see out promoting NeighborWorks in the community.


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Greg Biggs
Construction Project Supervisor

Greg oversees single family and multi-family construction projects.

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Ashly Graham
Administrative Assistant

Ashly is the first person you'll meet when you stop in or give us a call. She keeps communication at the front desk efficient! 

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Joe Ackerman
Self-Help Supervisor

Joe leads our Owner Built Homes build, teaching families and there to lead the way!




Meet Our Board

Steve King
Board President

Steve is our Board President and President of Montana Credit Union. Steve brings many years of experience in banking and finance.

Jack Prothero
Immediate Past President

Jack is a long time board member and supporter of NeighborWorks Great Falls, serving as a board president for two different terms.

Sean Sturges
Financial Adviser, D.A. Davidson

Sean is our 2nd Vice President and brings great financial knowledge to our board meetings and endowment committee meetings. 

Susan Humble
President, Anderson Steel

Susan is our board Secretary, and she brings with her an array of business knowledge as President of Anderson Steel. 

Jim Weber
South Side Resident, Retired

Jim is a downtown resident, engaged community leader and long time NeighborWorks supporter taking on many board roles over the years.

Travis Neil
Dick Anderson Construction

Travis is a Project Manager with Dick Anderson Construction and brings great experience and knowledge to our real estate development decisions.

Cari Yturri
Former Business Owner, Retired

Cari is a great asset to our board! Her community connections as a former business owner lead to her place as chair of our endowment committee.

Casey Buckingham
VP of Human Resources, Benefis

Casey joined the board last year and is chair of our public relations and resource development committee.

Bob Butcher
Market President, US Bank

Bob brings expertise to our board and finance committee in market banking information and overall financial knowledge.

Ann Whittlesey
Local Business Owner

Ann is a target neighborhood resident, local business owner and used NeighborWorks to purchase her home. 

Terry Miller
Black Eagle Resident

Terry is a long time board member and engaged community activist - she is chair of the neighborhood advisory committee.

Kari Young
Senior Manager, WIPFLI

Kari has 9+ years of experience in accounting, taxation, and consulting. She is the newest member of our board and is happy to get involved.

Jim Dea
Realtor, ERA Realty

Jim is a local Realtor and broker. Jim brings a wealth of knowledge to our real estate decisions. Jim is co-chair of our real estate committee.

Steve L'heureux
L'Heureux Page Werner Principal

Steve is a long time supporter and board member. Steve is a local architect and co-chairs our real estate development committee.

Fritz Seitz
Former Business Owner, Retired

Fritz is a original town site resident, long-time downtown business owner and avid NeighborWorks supporter. 

Linda Daggett

Linda is our longest board member with over 30 years under her belt. She is a downtown resident and lives in a NeighborWorks home.

Celia Blewett

Celia's joined our board in 2017 and brings a wealth of information from the legal world.

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Great Falls, MT 59401

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