EmBe Avera Downtown

300 W 11th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605-336-3660

EmBe Avera South

3510 W Ralph Rogers Road
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Phone: 605-362-9438

EmBe Mitchell

1109 N Main Street
Mitchell, SD 57301
Phone: 605-996-4311

Dress for Success Sioux Falls

300 W 11th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605-610-0665


At the heart of EmBe is a culture in that leadership should be shared, intergenerational and transformative. Our Leadership Team is a diverse group, united in their connection and passion for EmBe’s mission and serving this community. Behind our name are great people: employees, board members, donors, and volunteers.

Kerri Tietgen
Kerri TietgenChief Executive Officer
Michelle Hentschel
Michelle HentschelChief Financial Officer
Susanne Gale
Susanne GaleChief Development Officer
Katy Morris
Katy MorrisChief Human Resources Officer
Kelly Ballew
Kelly BallewChief of Staff
Ryan Fischer
Ryan FischerWellness Director
Allison Sinning
Allison SinningDirector of Youth Programming | Girls on the Run Council Director
Sarah Meagher
Sarah MeagherDirector of Curriculum and Licensing
Shalee Pitman
Shalee PitmanDirector of Childcare & School Age Care - Mitchell
Abby Donovan
Abby DonovanChildcare Site Manager - Downtown
Caitlin Rothschadl
Caitlin RothschadlChildcare Site Manager - South
Derrick Spader
Derrick SpaderSchool Age Care Manager
Sadie Mudder
Sadie MudderCustomer Service and Billing Manager
Amber Hodkinson
Amber HodkinsonFood Service Compliance Manager
Brandon Hanson
Brandon HansonExecutive Director of Childcare and School Age Care
Melissa Hiatt
Melissa HiattDirector of Women's Programming
Mikena VanLiere
Mikena VanLiereMarketing & Communications Manager