Our Staff and Board

Our Staff

Wendy Hoyne, Director of Business Operations


Wendy received her BA from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. Her career began in the accounting and finance staff at Peter Kiewit & Sons’, Inc. She is currently a CPA and owns and operates her own business in Sioux Falls, S.D. She serves as the Director of Business Operations for Lutheran Educational Conference of North America.

Our Board


Paul Pribbenow, Augsburg College

Vice Chair:

Tom Ries, Concordia University, St. Paul



Our Board of Directors:

Darrel Colson, Wartburg College
Pat Ferry, Concordia University, Wisconsin
Tilahun Mendedo, Concordia College, Selma
Steve Bahls, Augustana College (Rock Island)

Advisory Members:

Mark Wilhelm, ELCA
Dean Wenthe and Bill Meyer, LCMS

Record of Conventions and Officers

Private College 529 Plan
Thrivent Financial