The Team

Rev. Matthew Lundgren

Executive Director

Matt has over 25 years of experience in leadership roles. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Billings Leadership Foundation, Friendship House of Christian Service, and Montana Rescue Mission. His achievements include starting, operating and growing multiple businesses. He has also developed new programs within the partner agencies to drive collective impact in our community.
In the past he taught High School English, served as an Instructor at a Bible College, directed an Area for Young Life, and pastored several Churches.

His goal is to unite nonprofit organizations in Billings to work on improving our community, and help them achieve their goals while supporting each other.

Two are better off than one, because together they can work more effectively. If one of them falls down, the other can help him up.
Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

There are more needs in our community than any one organization can address. We welcome other nonprofit organizations to join us on our journey of serving people and saving lives.


Our Team

Carolyn White

Development Director

Carolyn White, Development Director was a member of the senior executive team at leading global corporations where she led branding, marketing, and public relations for over three decades. In 2016, she left the corporate world behind moving into the non-profit sector where she has employed an extensive business development and communications background to positively impact the lives of children, families, and the community at-large. A University of Wisconsin graduate, she holds multiple certifications.

Andrea Kenney

Development Coordinator

As a member of the development team, Andrea Kenney provides a strong foundation and desire to further the mission and vision of the Billings Leadership Foundation and its partners. Working with non-profits and in higher education for over 20-years, Andrea is an experienced development professional and holds degrees in organizational communications and public relations and has an MBA.

Michelle Harkins

Business Director

As Business Director, Michelle Harkins is fulfilling her passion to serve the Billings community by helping the Billings Leadership Foundation and its partners realize their mission. Since obtaining a master’s degree in accountancy from the University of Montana, Michelle has worked in Billings in accounting and managerial roles and is proud to apply her skills toward BLF's worthy goals.

Oksana Sheehan

Program Director

Oksana is responsible for program development and strategy for Billings Leadership Foundation partners. She has experience across multiple industries and her goal is to help organizations with mutual goals come together to help the community. Oksana believes in data-driven decisions and in collaborative problem solving for the greater good. Her dream is to see nonprofits partner, share their resources, and support each other.