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


Tom Ries, Concordia St. Paul President

Vice Chair:

Steven Bahls, Augustana College, Rock Island President


Patrick Ferry, Concordia Wisconsin President

Our Board of Directors:

Michael Maxey, Roanoke President
Don Christian, Concordia Texas
Daniel Gard, Concordia University Chicago
Bill Craft, Concordia Moorhead
Mark Wilhelm, ELCA Church Body
Dean Wenthe, LCMS Church Body

Record of Conventions and Officers

Private College 529 Plan
Thrivent Financial