Our Staff 

Jay Matchett, Executive Director

Jay graduated with honors from Augsburg College in Minneapolis with a BA in sociology and political science and then a Masters of Arts in leadership. Originally from River Falls, Jay has worked and consulted in a variety of non-profit settings, ranging from congressional campaigns to church operations and communication. Jay brings a passion and deep understanding of the complex issues surrounding poverty and homelessness, and he is honored serving his hometown community. 


Sara Fathauer, Case Manager & Housing Specialist


Shelly Smith, Program Coordinator