Mary Ann Kristiansen
Born and raised in Minnesota, Mary Ann Kristiansen has been skillfully leading the Hannah Grimes Center since its founding in 1997.
Deputy Executive Director and Radically Rural Director
She oversees all things Radically Rural, including the annual summit, year-round programming, Local Economy Indicators project, and our national network. She also oversees Hannah Grimes Center’s staff and programming at Deputy Executive Director.
An integral part of the team, Sara is managing and developing the Center’s programs, including its workshops, incubator program, and business lab.Schedule a Meeting with Sara
Lillian helps organize and promote local and national programs and events.
Office & Facilities Manager
Marybeth oversees operations processes and procedures.
Operations & Marketing Coordinator
Evgeniya oversees marketing, social media, and communications, and supplements support in daily operations.