Joan Untiedt is the finance director for Mankato Area Foundation (MAF). She ensures MAF financial records are accurate and maintains efficient financial operations for the foundation. Originally from New Ulm, she has over 40 years of experience in the accounting field. Joan began her career working for various public accounting firms and 25 years ago, started a solo practice assisting local small businesses and nonprofit organizations with their financial needs. She has been contracted by MAF since 2009 and became an employee in February 2019.
Community, school, and church involvement play an important part in her life. She has served in numerous roles for her children’s PTO and PTA organizations. In addition to her volunteer work for area nonprofit organizations such as Miracle League of North Mankato, Mankato Ballet Company, Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, and YWCA Mankato, she is actively involved at Hosanna Lutheran Church. She currently serves on the church’s Board of Governance.
Her family includes four adult children – Jackie, Michelle, Allyson (Brian Winter), and Christopher. The sparkle in her eye comes from her two grandchildren Micah and Charlotte.