Our Team

We're people who are passionate about making this world a better place for all. Want to join us? Apply to join our board!

Elaine

ELAINE TYMCHAK

Founder & Executive Director
Elaine Tymchak founded Cultivate International in 2016, after dreaming and hoping for its creation for many years. A Brazilian native with a Masters in International Development, she brings over 14 years of nonprofit management and community development experience while serving communities worldwide, and building relationships with global community leaders. An avid lover of people, knowledge, and the world’s diversity of culture, she is using her talents, experiences, and networks to build a global movement through Cultivate.
Brad

BRAD TETZLOFF

Board President
Brad is a restaurant owner & butcher, a father, he's focused, and the most talented cook you'll ever meet.
Jen

JENNIFER FREEMAN

Board Treasurer
Jen is a professor, an artist, a mother, and avid lover of food.
Julianne

JULIANNE RAATIKKA

Board Secretary
Julianne is an attorney, a mother, and everyone who knows her, is glad that they do.
Wendy

WENDY ZEULI

Board Member
Wendy is an advertiser, a mother, and is always giving of her talents & resources in the most creative ways.
Paul

PAUL ROBINSON

Board Member
Paul is a pastor, a leadership expert, a father, and a deep thinker who always has something wise to share!
Ryan

RYAN MCDOWELL

Board Member
Ryan is a financial advisor, a husband, he's dedicated, and his quick math skills will impress you!
Christy

CHRISTY MORRELL-STINSON

Board Member
Christy is a consultant, a networker, a mother, and she tirelessly gives of all she has to those she loves.