Lisa Sisinni, Ed.D., Executive Director
Dr. Sisinni comes to FEPS with an extensive list of experience and professional achievements. She holds degrees from the University of St. Thomas (Ed.D. in Educational Leadership), Metropolitan State University (Masters of Management and Administration), and Marquette University (Bachelor of Arts Degree). Professionally, Lisa has worked in a variety of leadership roles for non-profit organizations over the last 25 years culminating in serving as President/Executive Director of the Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she has served as a member of the Eden Prairie Community Needs and Resources Council, Eden Prairie West Lions, and on the Board of Directors of the Hennepin County Private Industry Council.
“Lisa brings a depth of knowledge in nonprofit management, and we are especially drawn to her steadfast commitment to the Eden Prairie community and the schools that make this community great,” said Suzanne Kutina, former President of FEPS’ Board. “Lisa’s experience and education will be a phenomenal asset to the organization and will build off of the great momentum Conn McCartan has already put in place for us.”
“The opportunity to combine all of the things I am passionate about – education, nonprofit management, fundraising, community leadership, and having an impact on life-long learning, all right here in Eden Prairie – is amazing! FEPS is a very impressive organization, and I look forward to building on their successes and leading the organization into the future,” said Lisa Sisinni. Lisa has lived in Eden Prairie since 1991 with her husband, Anthony. They have 2 daughters, Prima (23), and Pilar (16), a junior at Eden Prairie High School.
Danielle Burton-Haselrig, Administrative/Marketing Assistant
Danielle has been an active member of the Eden Prairie Community since moving here from Texas in 2009. While she currently lives in Lakeville, her children attend school in Eden Prairie. Her experiences with Eden Prairie schools has been so spectacular—from the administration to the kindness of volunteers– she couldn’t imagine sending her children to school anywhere else.
Danielle is best known as “Your friendly neighborhood Realtor” with the Bridge Realty family, and Eden Prairie Community Navigator and also as a board member for Onward Eden Prairie. She comes to the Foundation of EP Schools with a strong background in marketing and management and looks forward to continuing to grow with the FEPS for many years to come. She has spent much of her time really getting to know the people in and around her community and helping to make the biggest positive impacts possible.
When Danielle isn’t making home ownership dreams come true for her clients or working with FEPS and Onward, she enjoys spending time with her partner, Justin and 3 kids as well as their in home zoo which includes 5 cats, 2 dogs, 1 turtle and a corn snake named “Ghost” and also enjoys hiking, playing guitar.