Our Fiscal Team

Assuring someone is always there for you

Fiscal Leadership

Lisa Zaspel

Phone: 651-365-3702
Email: lzaspel@lifeworks.org

Lynae Greenebaum

Lynae Greenebaum formerly worked as a service facilitator at Lifeworks Burnsville (now Lifeworks Apple Valley). She continued her career in social services working with children, families, and adults. She returned to Lifeworks in August 2016 and now serves as a service coordinator for Fiscal Support.

Lynae is passionate about working with families and assisting them in getting the services that they need. She enjoys meeting and getting to know the families that we serve.

In her free time, she enjoys running and has completed a half marathon, 15K, 10K, and multiple 5Ks. She enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spends a lot of her time watching her children play sports and just being with her family.

Kelsey Kostohryz

Kelsey Kostohryz began working with Lifeworks in August of 2018. Kelsey earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from American InterContinental University and will be resuming her pursuit of a Master’s Degree in Health Care Management. Kelsey has been working in the human services field for over 17 years and has experience with Geriatrics, Self-Directed Services, PCA, as well as 245D Basic and Intensive Services.

Kelsey lives in Cottage Grove with her husband and four sons; they enjoy outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and kayaking. Kelsey is an active member of the Foster to Adopt Community.

Julie Reinhardt

Julie Reinhardt started working at Lifeworks in 2007 as a direct support professional and earned her degree in psychology after graduating from the University of Phoenix in 2013.

As a fiscal administration supervisor, Julie is passionate about supporting families. When she’s not at work, she enjoys going to her cabin, fishing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Fiscal Leadership

Lisa Zaspel

Phone: 651-365-3702
Email: lzaspel@lifeworks.org

Lynae Greenebaum

Lynae Greenebaum formerly worked as a service facilitator at Lifeworks Burnsville (now Lifeworks Apple Valley). She continued her career in social services working with children, families, and adults. She returned to Lifeworks in August 2016 and now serves as a service coordinator for Fiscal Support.

Lynae is passionate about working with families and assisting them in getting the services that they need. She enjoys meeting and getting to know the families that we serve.

In her free time, she enjoys running and has completed a half marathon, 15K, 10K, and multiple 5Ks. She enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spends a lot of her time watching her children play sports and just being with her family.

Kelsey Kostohryz

Kelsey Kostohryz began working with Lifeworks in August of 2018. Kelsey earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from American InterContinental University and will be resuming her pursuit of a Master’s Degree in Health Care Management. Kelsey has been working in the human services field for over 17 years and has experience with Geriatrics, Self-Directed Services, PCA, as well as 245D Basic and Intensive Services.

Kelsey lives in Cottage Grove with her husband and four sons; they enjoy outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and kayaking. Kelsey is an active member of the Foster to Adopt Community.

Julie Reinhardt

Julie Reinhardt started working at Lifeworks in 2007 as a direct support professional and earned her degree in psychology after graduating from the University of Phoenix in 2013.

As a fiscal administration supervisor, Julie is passionate about supporting families. When she’s not at work, she enjoys going to her cabin, fishing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Fiscal Leadership

Lisa Zaspel

Phone: 651-365-3702
Email: lzaspel@lifeworks.org

Lynae Greenebaum

Lynae Greenebaum formerly worked as a service facilitator at Lifeworks Burnsville (now Lifeworks Apple Valley). She continued her career in social services working with children, families, and adults. She returned to Lifeworks in August 2016 and now serves as a service coordinator for Fiscal Support.

Lynae is passionate about working with families and assisting them in getting the services that they need. She enjoys meeting and getting to know the families that we serve.

In her free time, she enjoys running and has completed a half marathon, 15K, 10K, and multiple 5Ks. She enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spends a lot of her time watching her children play sports and just being with her family.

Kelsey Kostohryz

Kelsey Kostohryz began working with Lifeworks in August of 2018. Kelsey earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from American InterContinental University and will be resuming her pursuit of a Master’s Degree in Health Care Management. Kelsey has been working in the human services field for over 17 years and has experience with Geriatrics, Self-Directed Services, PCA, as well as 245D Basic and Intensive Services.

Kelsey lives in Cottage Grove with her husband and four sons; they enjoy outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and kayaking. Kelsey is an active member of the Foster to Adopt Community.

Julie Reinhardt

Julie Reinhardt started working at Lifeworks in 2007 as a direct support professional and earned her degree in psychology after graduating from the University of Phoenix in 2013.

As a fiscal administration supervisor, Julie is passionate about supporting families. When she’s not at work, she enjoys going to her cabin, fishing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Personal Support & Respite

Jodi Aschoff

Jodi Ashoff joined Lifeworks in July 2019 as a Service Coordinator. She earned her bachelor’s degree in human services and has a minor in disability studies. Jodi also has an associate’s degree in early childhood education. Prior to Lifeworks, Jodi was a director at a leading child care center in the Twin Cities.

Jodi lives in Rosemount with her husband and three children. Her personal experience with people who have disabilities have led Jodi to actively work to make her community an inclusive space for everyone. In her spare time, Jodi enjoys listening to music, spending time on the water, and visiting with friends and family.

Jamie Kauppi

Jamie Kauppi worked for Lifeworks from 2011-2014 and returned to the organization in July 2019. In between that time, Jamie spent five years as a Senior Residential Supervisor providing direct support. With more than a decade of experience serving people with disabilities, he is passionate about helping individuals live their best life.

When he is not working, Jamie likes to spend time with his wife and two children eating Thai food, enjoying the outdoors, playing music – and watching his favorite television shows, The Office, and Parks and Recreation, on repeat.

Leah Swenson

Leah Swenson began working at Lifeworks in May of 2021. Leah has a long history of serving individuals with disabilities. Some of Leah’s past work experiences include managing group homes, providing direct care, and waiver case management. Leah and her husband have four children. Leah and her family live on a small hobby farm with animals and a large garden. When Leah is not working, she enjoys baking, sewing, and attending 4H activities with her kids.

Personal Support & Respite

Jodi Aschoff

Jodi Ashoff joined Lifeworks in July 2019 as a Service Coordinator. She earned her bachelor’s degree in human services and has a minor in disability studies. Jodi also has an associate’s degree in early childhood education. Prior to Lifeworks, Jodi was a director at a leading child care center in the Twin Cities.

Jodi lives in Rosemount with her husband and three children. Her personal experience with people who have disabilities have led Jodi to actively work to make her community an inclusive space for everyone. In her spare time, Jodi enjoys listening to music, spending time on the water, and visiting with friends and family.

Jamie Kauppi

Jamie Kauppi worked for Lifeworks from 2011-2014 and returned to the organization in July 2019. In between that time, Jamie spent five years as a Senior Residential Supervisor providing direct support. With more than a decade of experience serving people with disabilities, he is passionate about helping individuals live their best life.

When he is not working, Jamie likes to spend time with his wife and two children eating Thai food, enjoying the outdoors, playing music – and watching his favorite television shows, The Office, and Parks and Recreation, on repeat.

Leah Swenson

Leah Swenson began working at Lifeworks in May of 2021. Leah has a long history of serving individuals with disabilities. Some of Leah’s past work experiences include managing group homes, providing direct care, and waiver case management. Leah and her husband have four children. Leah and her family live on a small hobby farm with animals and a large garden. When Leah is not working, she enjoys baking, sewing, and attending 4H activities with her kids.

Personal Support & Respite

Jodi Aschoff

Jodi Ashoff joined Lifeworks in July 2019 as a Service Coordinator. She earned her bachelor’s degree in human services and has a minor in disability studies. Jodi also has an associate’s degree in early childhood education. Prior to Lifeworks, Jodi was a director at a leading child care center in the Twin Cities.

Jodi lives in Rosemount with her husband and three children. Her personal experience with people who have disabilities have led Jodi to actively work to make her community an inclusive space for everyone. In her spare time, Jodi enjoys listening to music, spending time on the water, and visiting with friends and family.

Jamie Kauppi

Jamie Kauppi worked for Lifeworks from 2011-2014 and returned to the organization in July 2019. In between that time, Jamie spent five years as a Senior Residential Supervisor providing direct support. With more than a decade of experience serving people with disabilities, he is passionate about helping individuals live their best life.

When he is not working, Jamie likes to spend time with his wife and two children eating Thai food, enjoying the outdoors, playing music – and watching his favorite television shows, The Office, and Parks and Recreation, on repeat.

Leah Swenson

Leah Swenson began working at Lifeworks in May of 2021. Leah has a long history of serving individuals with disabilities. Some of Leah’s past work experiences include managing group homes, providing direct care, and waiver case management. Leah and her husband have four children. Leah and her family live on a small hobby farm with animals and a large garden. When Leah is not working, she enjoys baking, sewing, and attending 4H activities with her kids.

PCA Choice

Kelly Anderson

Kelly Anderson has been working in the human services field for more than 20 years and strives to be empathetic to the needs of her clients while providing a solution to each unique situation. She feels passionate about providing people choices to live their lives to the fullest and with meaning. In her personal life, she loves to be outdoors biking, playing tennis, walking, and being
active. She also enjoys spending time with her family.

Sarah Elsen

Sarah joined Lifeworks Services, Inc. in March 2021 as a PCA Choice Service Coordinator. Prior to Lifeworks, she was a both a real estate servicing expert at one of Minnesota’s largest credit unions as well as a direct support professional in multiple group home settings in the south metro area. Sarah graduated with her degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis on social justice. She has a drive for higher education as well as a passion for community involvement through volunteering and nonprofit partnerships in the Twin Cities. When Sarah is not working you can find her spending time with her family. She enjoys traveling, animals, cooking, reading and being outdoors.

Ryan McLaughlin

Emily Mellingen

PCA Choice

Kelly Anderson

Kelly Anderson has been working in the human services field for more than 20 years and strives to be empathetic to the needs of her clients while providing a solution to each unique situation. She feels passionate about providing people choices to live their lives to the fullest and with meaning. In her personal life, she loves to be outdoors biking, playing tennis, walking, and being
active. She also enjoys spending time with her family.

Sarah Elsen

Sarah joined Lifeworks Services, Inc. in March 2021 as a PCA Choice Service Coordinator. Prior to Lifeworks, she was a both a real estate servicing expert at one of Minnesota’s largest credit unions as well as a direct support professional in multiple group home settings in the south metro area. Sarah graduated with her degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis on social justice. She has a drive for higher education as well as a passion for community involvement through volunteering and nonprofit partnerships in the Twin Cities. When Sarah is not working you can find her spending time with her family. She enjoys traveling, animals, cooking, reading and being outdoors.

Ryan McLaughlin

Emily Mellingen

PCA Choice

Kelly Anderson

Kelly Anderson has been working in the human services field for more than 20 years and strives to be empathetic to the needs of her clients while providing a solution to each unique situation. She feels passionate about providing people choices to live their lives to the fullest and with meaning. In her personal life, she loves to be outdoors biking, playing tennis, walking, and being
active. She also enjoys spending time with her family.

Sarah Elsen

Sarah joined Lifeworks Services, Inc. in March 2021 as a PCA Choice Service Coordinator. Prior to Lifeworks, she was a both a real estate servicing expert at one of Minnesota’s largest credit unions as well as a direct support professional in multiple group home settings in the south metro area. Sarah graduated with her degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis on social justice. She has a drive for higher education as well as a passion for community involvement through volunteering and nonprofit partnerships in the Twin Cities. When Sarah is not working you can find her spending time with her family. She enjoys traveling, animals, cooking, reading and being outdoors.

Ryan McLaughlin

Emily Mellingen

Consumer Directed Community Supports

Ann Ewert

Ann Ewert has worked at Lifeworks for more than a decade. She first began her career with us as a service facilitator before joining our fiscal support team in 2010. Ann provides support to individuals and families utilizing the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and Consumer Support Grant (CSG) programs. Outside of Lifeworks, Ann likes to spend time with her family and loves to be outdoors.

Meghan Krinke

Meghan began her career providing direct support at Lifeworks Eagan in June 2016. She is currently working towards a degree in human services through Rasmussen College. Meghan was promoted to a Service Coordinator in July 2019 where she helps families who use the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and the Consumer Support Grant (CSG) services.

In her free time, Meghan enjoys spending time with her family and taking her daughters to the beach on the St. Croix River.

Cindy Mooers

After joining Lifeworks, Cindy Mooers quickly demonstrated her strong sense of commitment and hard work. She is excited to help connect clients to resources that will enhance their lives. In her free time, Cindy likes to camp and hike, especially in Minnesota State Parks. She has camped and canoed in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness three times, and thoroughly enjoys spending time in nature.

Emily Torkelson

Before coming to Lifeworks, Emily was a program coordinator at REM Hennepin where she worked with people with disabilities for six years.

When she isn’t working, Emily enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spending time with family.

Consumer Directed Community Supports

Ann Ewert

Ann Ewert has worked at Lifeworks for more than a decade. She first began her career with us as a service facilitator before joining our fiscal support team in 2010. Ann provides support to individuals and families utilizing the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and Consumer Support Grant (CSG) programs. Outside of Lifeworks, Ann likes to spend time with her family and loves to be outdoors.

Meghan Krinke

Meghan began her career providing direct support at Lifeworks Eagan in June 2016. She is currently working towards a degree in human services through Rasmussen College. Meghan was promoted to a Service Coordinator in July 2019 where she helps families who use the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and the Consumer Support Grant (CSG) services.

In her free time, Meghan enjoys spending time with her family and taking her daughters to the beach on the St. Croix River.

Cindy Mooers

After joining Lifeworks, Cindy Mooers quickly demonstrated her strong sense of commitment and hard work. She is excited to help connect clients to resources that will enhance their lives. In her free time, Cindy likes to camp and hike, especially in Minnesota State Parks. She has camped and canoed in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness three times, and thoroughly enjoys spending time in nature.

Emily Torkelson

Before coming to Lifeworks, Emily was a program coordinator at REM Hennepin where she worked with people with disabilities for six years.

When she isn’t working, Emily enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spending time with family.

Consumer Directed Community Supports

Ann Ewert

Ann Ewert has worked at Lifeworks for more than a decade. She first began her career with us as a service facilitator before joining our fiscal support team in 2010. Ann provides support to individuals and families utilizing the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and Consumer Support Grant (CSG) programs. Outside of Lifeworks, Ann likes to spend time with her family and loves to be outdoors.

Meghan Krinke

Meghan began her career providing direct support at Lifeworks Eagan in June 2016. She is currently working towards a degree in human services through Rasmussen College. Meghan was promoted to a Service Coordinator in July 2019 where she helps families who use the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and the Consumer Support Grant (CSG) services.

In her free time, Meghan enjoys spending time with her family and taking her daughters to the beach on the St. Croix River.

Cindy Mooers

After joining Lifeworks, Cindy Mooers quickly demonstrated her strong sense of commitment and hard work. She is excited to help connect clients to resources that will enhance their lives. In her free time, Cindy likes to camp and hike, especially in Minnesota State Parks. She has camped and canoed in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness three times, and thoroughly enjoys spending time in nature.

Emily Torkelson

Before coming to Lifeworks, Emily was a program coordinator at REM Hennepin where she worked with people with disabilities for six years.

When she isn’t working, Emily enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spending time with family.

Administrative, Finance, and Human Resources

Sarah Bass

Sarah Bass comes to Lifeworks from the education world as former middle school teacher. She has been in the Human Resources department for over two years helping families navigate the new-hire process for employees. Providing the best possible customer service is always a priority. Family life, kids, sports and cabin fill her down time outside of work.

Julie Darlington

Julie’s first employment with Lifeworks began in 2009 as a Payroll Processor, where she spent three years. A move to another city interrupted her career here, but after two years she returned and felt very fortunate to come back to a job in Accounts Receivable for two years. Opportunity presented itself once again, and she now serves as support for our Fiscal Human Resources.

In her free time she enjoys singing with her church group, working in the garden, taking care of her pets, and spending time with her husband.

Beth Emerson

Laura Holzemer

Laura Holzemer joined the Lifeworks family in 2018.

When not at work, she spends her time with her husband and 2 children exploring nature parks and seeking adventure.

Administrative, Finance, and Human Resources

Sarah Bass

Sarah Bass comes to Lifeworks from the education world as former middle school teacher. She has been in the Human Resources department for over two years helping families navigate the new-hire process for employees. Providing the best possible customer service is always a priority. Family life, kids, sports and cabin fill her down time outside of work.

Julie Darlington

Julie’s first employment with Lifeworks began in 2009 as a Payroll Processor, where she spent three years. A move to another city interrupted her career here, but after two years she returned and felt very fortunate to come back to a job in Accounts Receivable for two years. Opportunity presented itself once again, and she now serves as support for our Fiscal Human Resources.

In her free time she enjoys singing with her church group, working in the garden, taking care of her pets, and spending time with her husband.

Beth Emerson

Laura Holzemer

Laura Holzemer joined the Lifeworks family in 2018.

When not at work, she spends her time with her husband and 2 children exploring nature parks and seeking adventure.

Administrative, Finance, and Human Resources

Sarah Bass

Sarah Bass comes to Lifeworks from the education world as former middle school teacher. She has been in the Human Resources department for over two years helping families navigate the new-hire process for employees. Providing the best possible customer service is always a priority. Family life, kids, sports and cabin fill her down time outside of work.

Julie Darlington

Julie’s first employment with Lifeworks began in 2009 as a Payroll Processor, where she spent three years. A move to another city interrupted her career here, but after two years she returned and felt very fortunate to come back to a job in Accounts Receivable for two years. Opportunity presented itself once again, and she now serves as support for our Fiscal Human Resources.

In her free time she enjoys singing with her church group, working in the garden, taking care of her pets, and spending time with her husband.

Beth Emerson

Laura Holzemer

Laura Holzemer joined the Lifeworks family in 2018.

When not at work, she spends her time with her husband and 2 children exploring nature parks and seeking adventure.

Liz Coon

Liz Coon started working at Lifeworks In 2021 as a Fiscal Systems Coordinator. Liz has a BA in Early Childhood Studies and has a 25-year history of working with youth and families in her community. She embraces the opportunity to continue that passion with Lifeworks.

Liz lives in Eagan with her husband, two stepdaughters and their cat, Otis. Liz is a fan of old Noir films and Alfred Hitchcock movies. She enjoys reading mystery novels during winter weather and loves being out on the water with her family and watching baseball in the summer.

Sivanandini Jackala

Therese Kulas

Therese joined Lifeworks in the fall of 2019, working as a Service Facilitator at Lifeworks Eagan Day Services, and was overjoyed to continue working with Lifeworks in Fiscal Services.

When not at Lifeworks, you can find Therese checking out new restaurants, managing the Twin Cities Women’s and Girls’ Choirs, or on stage as a vocalist.

Andrea Larson

Andrea began working at Lifeworks in 2008 as a receptionist and moved to the payroll department and has now joined the Fiscal Team in 2020.

When not at work Andrea loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys going camping and being out on the pontoon in the summer.

Liz Coon

Liz Coon started working at Lifeworks In 2021 as a Fiscal Systems Coordinator. Liz has a BA in Early Childhood Studies and has a 25-year history of working with youth and families in her community. She embraces the opportunity to continue that passion with Lifeworks.

Liz lives in Eagan with her husband, two stepdaughters and their cat, Otis. Liz is a fan of old Noir films and Alfred Hitchcock movies. She enjoys reading mystery novels during winter weather and loves being out on the water with her family and watching baseball in the summer.

Sivanandini Jackala

Therese Kulas

Therese joined Lifeworks in the fall of 2019, working as a Service Facilitator at Lifeworks Eagan Day Services, and was overjoyed to continue working with Lifeworks in Fiscal Services.

When not at Lifeworks, you can find Therese checking out new restaurants, managing the Twin Cities Women’s and Girls’ Choirs, or on stage as a vocalist.

Andrea Larson

Andrea began working at Lifeworks in 2008 as a receptionist and moved to the payroll department and has now joined the Fiscal Team in 2020.

When not at work Andrea loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys going camping and being out on the pontoon in the summer.

Liz Coon

Liz Coon started working at Lifeworks In 2021 as a Fiscal Systems Coordinator. Liz has a BA in Early Childhood Studies and has a 25-year history of working with youth and families in her community. She embraces the opportunity to continue that passion with Lifeworks.

Liz lives in Eagan with her husband, two stepdaughters and their cat, Otis. Liz is a fan of old Noir films and Alfred Hitchcock movies. She enjoys reading mystery novels during winter weather and loves being out on the water with her family and watching baseball in the summer.

Sivanandini Jackala

Therese Kulas

Therese joined Lifeworks in the fall of 2019, working as a Service Facilitator at Lifeworks Eagan Day Services, and was overjoyed to continue working with Lifeworks in Fiscal Services.

When not at Lifeworks, you can find Therese checking out new restaurants, managing the Twin Cities Women’s and Girls’ Choirs, or on stage as a vocalist.

Andrea Larson

Andrea began working at Lifeworks in 2008 as a receptionist and moved to the payroll department and has now joined the Fiscal Team in 2020.

When not at work Andrea loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys going camping and being out on the pontoon in the summer.

Ann Walz

“Prior to coming to Lifeworks, Ann Walz spent 16 years working with children in a day care setting. During that time she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. After spending about three years as a Customer Service Representative, she found her way to Lifeworks as a Fiscal Administrative Specialist.

Outside of her work at Lifeworks, Ann enjoys spending time with her husband and four children going to her family cabin and various events.”

Corinne Wang

Mikaela Weber

Mikaela Weber has been with Lifeworks for five years. She stumbled upon the opportunity to work with Lifeworks Services, Inc. in a temporary position. When the opportunity arose to become a full-time staff, she couldn’t pass it up. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, a good book or an entertaining movie.

Lisa Wunder

Lisa studied Music Therapy at Augsburg University. At Lifeworks, she started as a Service Specialist for our day services before joining the Fiscal team. Lisa’s passions are music, clogging, and advocacy in the disability community.

Ann Walz

“Prior to coming to Lifeworks, Ann Walz spent 16 years working with children in a day care setting. During that time she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. After spending about three years as a Customer Service Representative, she found her way to Lifeworks as a Fiscal Administrative Specialist.

Outside of her work at Lifeworks, Ann enjoys spending time with her husband and four children going to her family cabin and various events.”

Corinne Wang

Mikaela Weber

Mikaela Weber has been with Lifeworks for five years. She stumbled upon the opportunity to work with Lifeworks Services, Inc. in a temporary position. When the opportunity arose to become a full-time staff, she couldn’t pass it up. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, a good book or an entertaining movie.

Lisa Wunder

Lisa studied Music Therapy at Augsburg University. At Lifeworks, she started as a Service Specialist for our day services before joining the Fiscal team. Lisa’s passions are music, clogging, and advocacy in the disability community.

Ann Walz

“Prior to coming to Lifeworks, Ann Walz spent 16 years working with children in a day care setting. During that time she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. After spending about three years as a Customer Service Representative, she found her way to Lifeworks as a Fiscal Administrative Specialist.

Outside of her work at Lifeworks, Ann enjoys spending time with her husband and four children going to her family cabin and various events.”

Corinne Wang

Mikaela Weber

Mikaela Weber has been with Lifeworks for five years. She stumbled upon the opportunity to work with Lifeworks Services, Inc. in a temporary position. When the opportunity arose to become a full-time staff, she couldn’t pass it up. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, a good book or an entertaining movie.

Lisa Wunder

Lisa studied Music Therapy at Augsburg University. At Lifeworks, she started as a Service Specialist for our day services before joining the Fiscal team. Lisa’s passions are music, clogging, and advocacy in the disability community.