Treasurer - Tom Fleming
Tom specializes in circulation planning, list brokerage, and database marketing across direct mail, print, and radio channels. He received his BA in business management from St. John’s University, MN and has more than 20 years of direct marketing experience.
Tom started his career at Fingerhut, where he gained valuable experience in both customer acquisition and reactivation marketing. From there, Tom moved into executive-level positions at Novus Media, Paradysz, and ALC.
Tom has worked with nationally recognized brands such as Special Olympics, World Vision, Alzheimer’s Disease Research, North Shore Animal League, and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare. Tom was a Co-Chair for the 2013 DMA Nonprofit Conference in New York, a member of the DMFA, and serves on the Education Committee for The Nonprofit Alliance.
Media Specialist - Brooke Fleming
Brooke is currently a junior studying advertising and business at Iowa State University. Through her positions in Delta Gamma Sorority, she has gained experience in leadership and communicating information to a large and diverse group of people. Additionally, she has managed all of the Delta Gamma Sorority social media platforms and led the communications committee. She has gained experience in advertising and has been responsible for creating advertising campaigns. She is also a member of the Honor’s Society and Public Relations Student Society of America.
Founder and President - Steffany Fleming
In 2007, Steffany founded her business Flourish Marketing. In 2019, she followed her passion of helping others and turned the business into the nonprofit Inspire & Flourish.
Steffany has spent the last 30 years volunteering and raising money for local schools and charities. Her areas of expertise include event planning, fundraising, and engaging youth with volunteering projects. She is always searching for new ways to help those around her and strives to share her message of kindness.
Steffany lives in Maple Grove, MN with her husband Tom of 30 years. She has three children and was a stay at home mom for over 25 years. When not working on her "projects" (as she calls them) or following her children's many activities, Steffany loves to pursue her hobbies of: photography and travel. She can often be found at her cabin up north or hanging out with her dogs and other beloved animals. She is also a 10 year breast cancer survivor. She likes to save this one last, so as to make it just a small piece of who she is.
Communications Specialist - Kate Ellertson
Kate has been working, volunteering and helping with Inspire and Flourish for years behind the scenes. Not only does she work on our website and handle correspondence with our volunteers and the community, she also works behind the scenes. Kate is always eager to help in any way we need it. Kate has a degree in advertising and works on video production on the side.
Vice President - Brittney Jensen
Brittney is the lead volunteer behind Inspire & Flourish. She helps with website maintenance, online retail store management and design, and event photography for Inspire & Flourish events.
Brittney has always loved animals and has two cats of her own, Harley & Indi. When it comes to her work and hobbies, Brittney is meticulously organized and fiercely passionate. When not working her day job, you can find Brittney at concerts, traveling, or photographing events and people.
Secretary - Rebecca McLouth
Rebecca currently works as a veterinary nurse at a small animal hospital in Minneapolis. She also spends her time volunteering at various animal events.
Growing up, Rebecca had two dream jobs: a photographer and a veterinarian. Before working with animals, Rebecca spend eight years as a photographer. She studied at the Art Institutes International Minnesota, Hennepin Technical Collage, and Argosy University.
Rebecca and her husband like to spend their free time in the outdoors camping or hiking. They have two cats at home that keep them busy.