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~Meet the Team~

Nikki Hoellwarth, Chief Executive Officer

Nikki has been with Big Brothers Big Sisters since July of 2015. She is originally from Gallup, New Mexico. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and is also holds a Level 1 Secondary teaching certification. Before coming to Wyoming she was a Mid School Reading teacher. She is currently working on her Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership.

In her free time Nikki enjoys spending time outdoors. She moved to Wyoming with the hopes of getting to live adventurous lifestyle, and she has definitely taken advantage of all that outdoor Wyoming has to offer! On the weekends you can find her with her husband and two Australian Shepherd pups, Jackson and August, camping, paddle boarding, hiking, or fishing. Nikki also enjoys spending time with her family and fixing up her house.

nhoellwarth@bbbsnwwy.com

(307) 754-3338 x 105

Park County

145 N. Bent St.

Powell, WY 82435

https://www.facebook.com/bigbrothersbigsistersparkcounty/

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Gary Sutherland, Chief Financial OfficerGary joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Wyoming as Chief Financial Officer in 2010. Prior to this role, Gary was the Accounting Manager for Admiral Beverage Corporation for 30 years. Gary holds a B.S. in Commerce, with an Education Certification.

Gary is extremely active in Worland by volunteering with the following organizations; Worland United Methodist Church, Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, Katrina Recovery Mission, community choir, Christmas Basket Program, being a Big Brother, Green Hills Golf Course. Gary is married to his amazing wife Laura. They enjoy golfing, fishing and visiting their grandchildren.

gsutherland@bbbsnwwy.com

307-754-3338 x 102

Washakie County

PO Box 1757

1313 Big Horn Avenue

Worland, Wyoming 82401

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Candace Whitlock, Program Director (Washakie County, Hot Springs County, Big Horn County)

Candace is a native of Wyoming. She graduated from Star Valley High School and then went on to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a minor in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Wyoming. She and her family moved to Washakie County ten years ago and is proud to call Worland her home. Candace is currently serving on the board of the Crisis Prevention Response Center. She also works with youth in many capacities from coaching several rec sports, to working with students in the classroom, and working young adults in her youth group. Currently she is middle school swim coach as well as working with the USA swimming club here in Worland. Recently she completed a AmeriCorps term with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest WY and is excited to work as the new program director for this area.

Outside of her involvement in the community, Candace and her husband, Duane have four amazing children ranging from 13 to 2 years old. Candace loves to spend time her family in the mountains, on the lake, playing frisbee, skiing, hiking, biking, golfing, and enjoying all that the outdoors of Wyoming has to offer.

cwhitlock@bbbsnwwy.com

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Washakie County

PO Box 1757

1313 Big Horn Avenue

Worland, Wyoming 82401

Hot Springs County

Thermopolis, WY 82443

Big Horn County

Greybull, WY 82426

https://www.facebook.com/bbbsnwwy/?fref=ts

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Kara Hancock, Program Director (Fremont County)

Kara joined Big Brothers Big Sisters in August of 2018. She was born and raised in Wyoming, and received her Bachelors in Elementary Education from the University of Wyoming. Kara and her husband both feel passionate about making Fremont County a better place and believe that starts with the youth.

Kara loves to spend time on the stage as a part of the Enchanted Entertainers of the Riverton Branch Library. She is easily recognized by the children in Riverton for her many entertaining roles such as dogs, monsters, and other story book characters. Kara has used her skill to encourage all children to STAND UP in her Drama Club.

Kara spends her free time with her amazing husband and children perusing one new adventure or another. You will find her at ball fields, dance recitals, or the pool.

khancock@bbbsnwwy.com

(307) 754-3338 x 107

Fremont County

PO Box 304

Riverton, WY 82501

https://www.facebook.com/BBBSNWWYFremont/?fref=ts#

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Tess Bailey, Program Director (Park County) Tess is a Powell native. She graduated from Powell High School in 2013 and went on to obtain a Bachelor’sDegree in Healthcare Administration from Montana State University-Billings. Before joining Big BrothersBig Sisters of Northwest Wyoming, she worked in long-term care facilities, caring for the elderly.In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her two dogs. They love to do anythingoutdoors especially camping, hiking, and throwing a Frisbee! She is excited to be back within the greatcommunities of Park County. It is definitely home!

tbailey@bbbsnwwy.com

(307) 754-3338 x 103

Park County

145 N. Bent St.

Powell, WY 82435

https://www.facebook.com/bigbrothersbigsistersparkcounty/

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Board of Directors

Connie Jo Clark, President

ANB Bank

Nancy Frederick, Vice President

Retired School Teacher

Rev. Tim Trippel, Secretary

Grace Lutheran Church

Mary Buchanan, Treasurer

Retired Prevention Specialist

Jenna Anderson

Farmer

Sarah Garcia

Youth Alternatives Program Director

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

307-754-3338