Franklin Center Staff
Allison Barosko, Project Manager
Allison serves as a project manager for Franklin Center. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Arts Administration from Northwestern University. She has extensive experience managing payroll, benefits, and HRIS from positions at MacPhail, Caribou Coffee, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Macalester. She has volunteered in the Children’s Minnesota Families As Partners program for over 10 years. Her long-term assignments have included serving on the Patient and Family Education Council and serving on a quality improvement team for the NICU, dedicated to improving the outcomes of premature infants through increased parent participation.
Georgette Benton, Facilities and Technology Manager
Georgette has been with Franklin Center since 2013. As the Facilities and Technology Manager, she manages all the technology as well as facilities management.
Joe keeps our school running smoothly by providing cleaning, upkeep, and security, and by taking care of our student’s and staff’s needs. He partners with high school students who gain custodial experience through in-school jobs.Joe came to Franklin Center after working as a custodian at St. Stephen’s Catholic School in Anoka for 10 years. Prior to that, Joe worked in maintenance.
Beth Fristrom, Compliance and Benefits Manager
Beth received her B.A.S. in Psychology from The University of Minnesota- Duluth, followed by an M.S. in Human Resource Management from Argosy University. Beth has had exposure to many different facets of HR in her past positions over the last 13 years and brings a wealth of experience to Franklin Center.
Paul Gloudemans, Admissions
Paul graduated with a B.A. in Advertising from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. After many years of working in marketing roles for large corporations, such as Best Buy and LifeTime Fitness, he decided to pursue a career in education. Paul received his teaching certification from the University of St. Thomas and spent a few years in the classroom prior to transitioning into an admissions role at Franklin Center.
Kelsey Goth, Associate Advancement Manager
Kelsey serves as an Associate Advancement Manager at Franklin Center. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in psychology at Wheaton College. Prior to Franklin Center, Kelsey worked as a mental health counselor at Chicago Lakeshore Hospital in the children’s pavilion, serving a diverse population with a wide range of mental illnesses and trauma.
Chloe Herzog, Enrichment Program Manager
Chloe is the Enrichment Program Manager for Franklin Center. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a minor in Technical Writing. Prior to Franklin Center, Chloe worked as a Communications Assistant at the Institute of Child Development and was a Teacher Assistant at Step-by-Step Montessori. In her free time, Chloe enjoys camping, biking, and spending time with loved ones.
Maureen Maher, Donor and Community Relations Manager
Maureen holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She also holds additional graduate-level certifications from the University of St. Thomas. Having worked at organizations like M Health Fairview, TwinWest Chamber of Commerce, and the American Cancer Society, Maureen brings over 25 years of experience in donor relations to Franklin Center’s Advancement Department.
Veda Nadem, Bookkeeper
Veda is Franklin Center’s Bookkeeper. Previously, she worked at United Nations Office for Project Services as a Project Support Officer, handling World Bank grant budgets, financial reports, audits, and other project-related tasks. Veda has eight years of experience in Finance and Project Management. She received her Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Peshawar in Pakistan.
Karla Przybylski, Human Resources Manager
Karla serves as the Human Relations Manager. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Viterbo University in LaCrosse, WI. Karla has over 15 years of experience in client satisfaction, management, human resources and small business operations. She has been a part of Franklin Center for over 7 years, working in both HR and Franklin Therapy.
Luella Ramberg, Executive Assistant to the Board of Trustees and Therapy Services Department
Luella provides administrative support to the Executive Director, the Board of Trustees, students, parents, and staff. Prior to her employment at Franklin Center, she served as a Librarian at a community library, providing resources for individuals of diverse backgrounds. Lue also served as a leader of a 4H Club and on the 4H Leader Council, promoting the development of a wide variety of skills in young people between the ages of 4 and 18.
Kim Snow, Executive Director
Kim serves as the Executive Director of Franklin Center, Chair of Capital Campaign, and chair of the Development and Marketing Committee. She has over 20 years of experience in advertising, marketing strategy, and client services from positions at Fallon, Cargill and Food IQ. Kim earned her MBA in marketing from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and a B.A. from Skidmore College. She has two children, one in high school at Franklin Academy, and another at Orono High School.
Molly Telijohn, VP of Finance and Operations
Molly comes to the Franklin Center bringing a strong knowledge of accounting and non-profits and was most recently a CFO at a non-profit in the south metro. She graduated with a B.A. in accounting from Gustavus Adolphus College and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Richard Ullman, Custodian
Michelle Williams, Grant Writer
Michelle is the Grant Writer for the Advancement Department. She earned a B.A. in English from Georgetown University and holds a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Prior to making the shift to Advancement, she was an English teacher and Department Chair at independent schools in the South. Her greatest job, however, is as the parent of a Franklin Academy student.
GraceYemma-Tschumper, Office Coordinator
Grace is the Office Coordinator at Franklin Center. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in English and a minor in creative writing. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring the outdoors or jumping into a new book.