As Development Director, Cori Ertz works as the chief development officer for The International Institute of Minnesota. She is passionate about connecting individuals to giving opportunities that improve prosperity for Minnesota's New Americans. Her prior experiences include fundraising, communications and public policy roles with the American Cancer Society, Eurasia Foundation. BlueGreen Alliance and Children's HeartLink. Her twenty-year career has advanced public health, economic development and inclusion for people living in nine countries and the United States.