Ecumen Philanthropy Staff

Tami Allenson
Director - Philanthropy Programs
Tami has been an employee with Ecumen for over seven years. Her background is in Marketing and her current role as Director of Philanthropy Programs allows her to continue building relationships throughout the organization, and strong partnerships in the greater community on behalf of Ecumen. This includes hosting the annual golf tournament and partner events, in addition to working with our community leaders to identify and foster donors dedicated to furthering Ecumen’s mission. Tami studied Psychology and Business Administration at University of Minnesota – Duluth, and Organizational Leadership at Bethel College. She lives with her husband and daughter in Ramsey, MN. 651-766-4395

Ian McGillivary
Philanthropy Specialist
Ian McGillivary has been employed at Ecumen since October 2017. As a Development Specialist he maintains the Raiser’s Edge database. Ian helps lead the annual Ecumen employee giving campaign working with sites’ Philanthropy champions, and the Ecumen Partner Program including our Partners golf tournament and other events.

Stacy Hanley
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs - Chief Philanthropy Officer

Stacy Hanley is a highly experienced philanthropy and community relations professional, who has served in leadership positions in the Twin Cities, New York and Washington, DC. Stacy’s background in grantmaking, public affairs and community relations at organizations including Thrivent, Best Buy, Lifetime Television and National Public Radio gives her a unique skill set for her current role. Stacy is an active community volunteer who has served the boards of the Jeremiah Program, Lake Harriet UMC and many committees at Southwest High School. Stacy graduated with a BA in Legal Studies from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. She and her daughter live in Minneapolis.  612-425-1638 


Helen Kyle
Gift Officer  651-766-4385

Helen Kyle previously served as a fund development intern with the Ecumen philanthropy team. In her role as the Development Specialist, Helen manages ongoing donor recognition opportunities, maintains and reports on solicitation efforts through data management and supports the success of Ecumen events. With a strong commitment to philanthropy and drive to fulfill Ecumen’s mission to create home for older adults, her role also includes individual giving. Helen graduated cum laude from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. She has a B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology with a concentration in Family Studies. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. 



Donor Chuck Mckiernan, Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood

Chuck is an active and caring member of the Ecumen community and considers the Seasons at Maplewood’s staff and residents part of his family.

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