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Our Team

Meet our MPD Team. We’re happy to serve you!
Year Started with MPD: 2019

Hometown: Steven's Point, WI

Favorite Pastime: Ultimate Frisbee

Favorite Scripture: 3 John 8

Peter Kiefer

Director of MPD

Year Started with MPD: 2022

Hometown: South Pittsburg, TN

Favorite Pastime: Dolphin riding

Favorite Scripture: Ephesians 3:20

Vincent Banks

Manager of Location Fundraising

Year Started with MPD: 2022

Hometown: Douglas, WY

Favorite Pastime: Watching college football

Favorite Scripture: Psalm 37:25-26

Carolyn Kellam

Manager of Staff Fundraising

Year Started with MPD: 2022

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Favorite Pastime: Watching movies with her two cats

Favorite Scripture: Psalm 46:1-3

Kristen Krager

MPD Administrator

Year Started with MPD: 2014

Hometown: Cascade, CO

Favorite Pastime: Adventuring with her husband and two kids

Favorite Scripture: Nehemiah 2

Brooke Waresak

MPD Training Specialist

Year Started with MPD: 2003

Hometown: Rootstown, OH

Favorite Pastime: Drinking coffee and reading a good book

Favorite Scripture: John 11:5

Molly Gilberts

MPD Made Simple Specialist

Year Started with MPD: 2022

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Favorite Pastime: Coaching volleyball and scuba diving

Favorite Scripture: Psalm 27:8

Kim Inoshita

ANCHOR Program Manager

Year Started with MPD: 2022

Hometown: Stockbridge, GA

Favorite Pastime: Cooking and baking

Favorite Scripture: Colossians 1:15

Miranda Peterson

MPD Sprint Program Coordinator

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MPD On Demand: Fundraising 101

This is a virtual fundraising course in LearnUpon designed for new staff. This is usually applicable for staff as a portion of their on-boarding process, but if you think it’s the right fit for you, please email us and we’ll get you enrolled. 

If you’re current staff looking for an overview of fundraising, check out MPD On Demand: Fundraising Refresher. 

MPD On Demand: Fundraising Refresher

If you’re looking for a refresh on your MPD training, this is the way to go! This course is an overview of the entire fundraising process from the set-up call through following up. The link below will take you to a virtual self-enrolled course in LearnUpon. You won’t be assigned a coach or trainer and there’s no required homework, just potential action steps for you to take as you jump back into fundraising! 

MPD 10K

This program is right for you if...

you are a current staff needing to raise $500+ in new monthly support and can dedicate 10 hours per week for 10 weeks to raising support. 

  • 2 weeks preparing for MPD activity (warm-up), 10 weeks expanding your ministry partner team and raising new monthly support, and 1 week to bring follow-up calls to a close (cool-down)
  • Coaching, resources, accountability, and encouragement from trained MPD coaches
  • Motivation and camaraderie as you raise support with fellow Navigator staff

MPD 5K

This program is right for you if...

you are a current staff needing to raise $500+ in new monthly support and can dedicate 20 hours per week for 5 weeks to raising support. 

  • 2 weeks preparing for MPD activity (warm-up), 5 weeks expanding your ministry partner team and raising new monthly support, and 2 weeks to bring follow-up calls to a close (cool-down)
  • Coaching, resources, accountability, and encouragement from trained MPD coaches
  • Motivation and camaraderie as you raise support with fellow Navigator staff