Advancement Team

Meet Our Advancement Team

Becky Busselman
Associate Director of Advancement
Becky grew up in Prior Lake, Minnesota and came to Groves in June, 2013. Her "passion for education and being able to make a difference" are a couple of motivators that she enjoys about Advancement work. Becky says helping others, meeting new people and being around the fun Groves students are her favorite parts of her job. Outside of Groves, Becky enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 sons, hanging out with friends and family, traveling, and cheering for the Gophers! Contact: Email: busselmanb@groveslearning.org Office Phone: 952-915-4269
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Linda Domholt
Director of Advancement
Education & Experience:  Linda went to the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities where we received her Bachelor of Science in Family Social Science and then went on to the Humphrey School of Public Policy. She has worked in the field of Advancement. Community Engagement and Communications for the last 17 years helping organizations raise millions of dollars for a variety of causes. Hobbies: If Linda is not at work you will find her and her wife at their cabin in Brainerd or visiting one of their children or grandchildren. Linda's hobbies are boating, biking, hiking, and recently taking up woodworking. Linda is also an avid Minnesota sports fan. Contact: Email: domholtl@groveslearning.org Cell: 612-710-6385 Office Phone: 952-915-4271
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Ashley Gotreau
Director of Annual Giving
Education & Experience:  Ashley attended the University of Wisconsin-Superior and has been working in the nonprofit/fundraising space for 15 years. She sees herself as a perpetual student and is thrilled to be working at Groves surrounded by the energy that being in a school brings. During her time at Groves she has been able to witness the impact that Groves has on students, families, and the broader community, and is grateful to be a part of it all. Hobbies:  Outside of Groves, Ashley enjoys reading, sitting in the sun near water, and spending time with her family and friends. Contact: Email: gotreaua@groveslearning.org Office Phone: 952-925-4258
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Kay Gray
Grant Writer
Education & Experience: Kay joined Groves Learning Organization™ (GLO) in December 2017, excited to add her background in curriculum, marketing, and grant writing to help advance the mission and vision of GLO. Kay believes that collaboration is a key ingredient in moving an organization forward and feels GLO excels in working together as a team to serve its students, their families, and the broader community. Hobbies:  Kay lives with her husband and their empty nest in Minneapolis. In the nest, she enjoys reading, while outside the nest hiking, traveling, and exploring new food adventures keep her occupied. Contact: Email: grayk@groveslearning.org  
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Joanna Lackram
Donor Database Analyst & Administrator
Education & Experience: Joanna grew up in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, and moved to Minneapolis to attend the University of Minnesota where she graduated with a degree in Art History. After getting her Master's degree in Arts and Cultural Management from St. Mary's University she worked at the Walker Art Center and Youth Frontiers where she honed her database management and event planning skills. Hobbies: Joanna loves reading, running, and traveling. Contact: Email: lackramj@groveslearning.org Office Phone: 952-920-6377 ext. 4462
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