HRDC Staff

Tim Flathers executive director of HRDC and community development

Tim Flathers

Executive Director

tflathers@hrdc.org
218-333-6532

Tim has been with the HRDC since 1983. Prior to becoming Executive Director in 2013, Tim served as Community Development Director for more than 20 years. Tim continues to be involved in housing and community/economic development activities in addition to his leadership responsibilities.

Antonio-Franklin

Antonio Franklin

Economic Development Planner

afranklin@hrdc.org
218-333-6548

Antonio join the HRDC staff in September 2020.  He primarily focuses on regional economic recovery and resiliency projects, while providing technical assistance to businesses and entrepreneurs adversely affected by the pandemic.  He also provides support on economic development projects for communities and non-profits in the region.

Levi_Haar

Levi Haar

Lending and Accounting Specialist

lhaar@hrdc.org
218-333-6530

Levi joined the HRDC in March 2017. He primarily focuses his time on administering a variety of owner-occupied rehabilitation loan programs as well as assisting with the day-to-day accounting activities.

Vicky-Hetteen

Vicky Hetteen

Business Loan Support Specialist

vhetteen@hrdc.org
218-333-6538

Vicky joined the HRDC in August of 2020. Her role is to support the business lending activities of the Headwaters Regional Finance Corporation (HRFC) and its Revolving Loan Funds. She is also responsible for the maintenance of loan files and accurate data management.

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Sarah Linda

Business Loan Specialist

slinda@hrdc.org
218-333-6536

Sarah joined the HRDC in December of 2015. She primarily focuses her time on managing the Headwaters Regional Finance Corporation (HRFC) and its Revolving Loan Fund. She also manages several additional loan funds on behalf of local customers.

Missy_Malone

Missy Malone

Accounting Support Specialist

mmalone@hrdc.org
218-333-6543

Missy joined the staff team in December 2018. Her role is to support the various accounting and administrative activities of the HRDC.

Bryan_McCoy

Bryan McCoy

Development Specialist-Transportation

bmccoy@hrdc.org
Office: 218-333-6545
Cell: 701-270-7445

Bryan joined the HRDC staff in October 2018. He specializes in transportation planning which includes Safe Routes To Schools, pedestrian & bicycle infrastructure, regional transportation coordination, and MnDOT assistance. He also provides GIS support to HRDC programs.

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Nicole McKinnon

Financial Officer

nmckinnon@hrdc.org
218-333-6544

Nicole joined the HRDC in December 2017. Her primary responsibility is to manage fiscal functions of the Headwaters Regional Development Commission, its subsidiaries and partner organizations.

Jackie-Pierson

Jackie Pierson

Administration Support Specialist

jpierson@hrdc.org
218-444-4732

Jackie joined the staff team in July 2020. Her role is to support the various administrative activities of the HRDC.

Emily_Tribby

Emily Tribby

Transportation and Community Development Specialist

etribby@hrdc.org
218-333-6542

Emily joined the HRDC staff in July of 2019. She provides planning support for transportation and community development, while also focusing time on our MnDOT partnership. Some of her other responsibilities include Safe Routes to Schools, GIS, access for pedestrian and walkable communities, and other community projects.

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Sarah Wilcox

Development Specialist

swilcox@hrdc.org
218-333-6533

Sarah joined the HRDC in August 2018. She primarily focuses on Community and Housing Development. Sarah also provides the lead staff services for the Northwest Regional Emergency Communications Board.

Ryan Zemek HRDC economic development director

Ryan Zemek

Economic Development Director

rzemek@hrdc.org
218-333-6541

Ryan has been with HRDC since 2008. Ryan primarily focuses his time on economic development projects, but also provides development assistance within various functional areas including leadership development, natural resources, community development, and transportation planning.