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.
Tracy Bredehoft, Administrative Assistant
Tracy has been actively involved in the Eden Prairie school district community for the past 25 years serving on the EHSI PTO board as president and communications chair. She was a founding member of the Spanish Education Fund non-profit organization at EHSI serving on the board as the chair and communications chair for several years.
Tracy has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Northwestern University and has owned her own freelance graphic design company for 25 years. She also works part-time at Bachman’s in Eden Prairie sharing her passion and knowledge of plants and landscaping.
Tracy has been an Eden Prairie resident since 1992. She lives in Eden Prairie with her husband Scott, their two children, Annika (EP class of 2014) and Kenneth (EP class of 2018), and their two pugs, Peaches and Carlina. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, practicing yoga, walking, and reading.