Finance Team

Julie Christensen

Finance Associate

Julie’s journey with YouthWorks started in the fall of 1997 when she was working for a CPA firm with YouthWorks being one of her first clients. In October of 2000, Julie left the CPA first to be the first full-time Accountant for YouthWorks. After having her first child in 2004, Julie switched to working part-time on the Finance team. She enjoys using her accounting skills and attention to detail to support the ministry staff.

Outside of work, Julie loves spending time with her family, cheering on her kids at sporting events, running, playing piano and listening to news and podcasts.

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Andrea Townsend

Accounting Associate

Andrea started at YouthWorks in September of 2022 after working for over 10 years in accounting and finance for nonprofits. In this role, Andrea is most excited about working alongside the finance team to support YouthWorks staff and aiding in the accomplishment of YouthWorks’ mission. She’s also excited to share her knowledge to make financial reports and budgeting easier for the team!

Andrea resides in Champlin, MN which is not too far from the Twin Cities! Her passions include music and sports! You’ll likely find her watching a basketball or football game on the weekends. She also enjoys traveling, spending time with loved ones, and watching movies.  

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