Financial Stability Advisory Council



As part of United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley’s community impact model, the Financial Stability Advisory Council is a volunteer council made up of professionals from the public and private financial sectors, human services, and secondary training institutions. Under the facilitation of United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley, they are overseeing the Financial Stability Partnership, a strategic plan utilizing networks and services to achieve the goal of helping to ensure that families can be more financially stable.


Scott Hodek (Chair)
Economist, Office of Economic Advisors
Wisconsin Dept. of Workforce Development
Eau Claire Job Center

Bobbie Jaeger  (Vice Chair)
Economic Support Manager
   Chippewa County Human Services

Rob Ganschow, CPA, CFE
Wipfli LLP

Luke Hanson
Executive Director
Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation

Jacque Hogan
Department Director
Western Dairyland

Heather Johnson Schmitz
Grant Specialist
Royal Credit Union

Margo Keys, Ph.D.
Vice President Student Services
Chippewa Valley Technical College

Kaylynn Stahlbusch
Vice President of Workforce Initiatives
Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce

Michaela Stendahl
Workforce Resource, Inc.

Melissa Wait
AVP Operations
CCF Bank


United Way Staff:

Kelly Christianson
   Lead Community Impact Director
   United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley