Our Team

Our Team Members

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CYD McHONE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

September 2018 - Current

Cyd brings more than two decades of non-profit leadership to The Job Foundation. Prior to serving as the foundation's Executive Director, Cyd was a member of the Board of Directors for eight years. 

Email: cyd@thejobfoundation.org

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ALLISON WALZ, BA

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

May 2022 - Current

Allison earned her bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Northern Iowa. She has several years of experience in volunteering at local organizations and assisting in service learning projects. As the Development Director, Allison oversees donor relationships, grant writing, and special events

Email: allison@thejobfoundation.org

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DOROTHY ROBY, BA

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

April 2019 - Current

Dorothy earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa in December 2018. As Program Director, Dorothy oversees education activities, volunteers and events at The Job Foundation.

Email: dorothy@thejobfoundation.org

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CADE DEMRO, BA

DIRECTOR OF IT

January 2021 - Current

Cade holds a degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Northern Iowa. Prior to working at The Job Foundation, Cade was an IT consultant for Microsoft and served as a student intern for the foundation. Cade manages the data, IT and behind-the-scenes needs of the foundation.

Email: cade@thejobfoundation.org

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ANGELA JOHNSON, BA

EDUCATION COORDINATOR

March 2022 - Current

Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childcare Education and Programming from Iowa State University. She has several years of experience volunteering for local organizations and working in child, youth, and family services. As Educational Coordinator, Angela develops and implements financial literacy lessons for students enrolled with The Job Foundation.

Email: angela@thejobfoundation.org

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MATTHEW JOHNSON, BA

DATA & ACCOUNTS COORINATOR

May 2022 - Current

Matthew holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa. As Data and Accounts Coordinator, Matthew manages student data, communicates with Job families, and completes other administrative needs of the organization.

 

Email: matthew@thejobfoundation.org 

Board of Directors

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Back Row (Left to Right): Mike Brost, Maureen Hanson, John Harris, Craig Mahood, Dr. Greg Hoekstra.
Front Row (Left to Right): Ruth Cole, Sara Miller, Shayla Stevenson, Heidi Verhagen.

Meet Our Board Members:

Mike Brost, President

Member Since September 2006

     Mike holds a Master’s of Divinity and B.A. in Teaching. He is currently working for the Reformed Church of America as the Classis Shepard and also serves an area church as their Interim. Mike is the father of the deceased Job Brost, for whom The Job Foundation is named.

Maureen Hanson, Vice President

Member Since May 2017

     Maureen is a retired engineer from John Deere. She was a member of the Hudson Board of Education for 22 years and she is now a member (and Vice-President) of the Central Rivers Area Education Agency Board of Directors. She brings to the board her knowledge and expertise in strategic planning.

 

John Harris, Secretary

Member Since February 2011

     John holds degrees in accounting, psychology, and law. He practices law in the Cedar Valley. Before attending law school, John worked for seven years as a social worker to children in a group home and also with mentally ill adults.

Heidi Verhagen, Treasurer

Member Since May 2022

     Heidi is a CPA in the public accounting sector. She is the Lead Tax Supervisor at RSM.

Ruth Cole

Member Since August 2012

     Ruth is a Registered Nurse and Clinical Nursing Supervisor of a UnityPoint clinic. Ruth's daughter was in

The Job Foundation program and graduated in 2019.

 

Craig Mahood

Member Since January 2013

     Craig is a retired business manager. He volunteers weekly at our Middle School program. 

Sara Miller

Member Since November 2018

     Sara is a teacher in Cedar Falls and is a community volunteer. She has degrees in Spanish, Social Studies and Higher Education. She also has several years of experience working in the recreation vehicle industry.

Shayla Stevenson

Member Since February 2022

Dr. Greg Hoekstra

Member Since May 2022