Staff and Field Reps

Please direct all inquiries to:

Joe Andreana

Ellen Knudsen

Sally Evans

Office Administrator


Joe Andreana

Field Representative Coordinator

Mr. Andreana brings extensive experience in business development and not-for-profit fundraising to the Foundation. He served as the Executive Director, CT Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs, leading the lobbying of the Connecitcut Legislature to secure in excess of $8 million in state appropriations from 2006 to 2012 and successfully funded other initiatives to secure additional state funding. He also served as President & CEO of the Oxford Economic Development Corporation, a position responsible for directing a wide and varied number of economic development activities including the planning, development and implementation of Oxford’s Plan of Development. He organizes the UMFF Field Representatives, scheduling them to meet with partner churches and others, developing materials, running district workshops and Clergy Finance Training and chairing the selection team for the UMFF Ministry grants. He is a member of the Great Hill United Methodist Church in Seymour, CT.

Kate Pendzuk

Staff Accountant


Meet our team.

Field Representatives

The Frontier Foundation is blessed with a team of trained and experienced field representatives who provide a variety of services which include investment guidance, personal financial education and planning, stewardship training, fund raising and trouble shooting. Contact our Coordinator or Executive Director to engage one of these skilled individuals in meeting the needs of your congregation.

Field Representative Coordinator
Mr. Joe Andreana, Oxford, CT

Field Representatives
Ms. Heather Brown, Verona, NY
Ms. Susan Ezrati, Tivoli, NY
Ms. Margaret Howe, New Paltz, NY
Rev. Fred Kelsey, Horseheads, NY
Rev. Dr. Robert Knebel, West Hartford, CT
Rev. Vernon Lee, Dewitt, NY
Mr. Ed Ruppmann, Woodbury, NY
Mr. Ron Salyer, Penn Yan, NY


Our staff