Tanya Cole lives in St. Paul, MN and started her philanthropy career in 1993, with a fateful college internship.  Her roles have focused on prospect research and management along with annual giving yet have encompassed many areas over the years for a variety of organizations in the Twin Cities.  A two-time board member and current member of apra-Minnesota, she enjoys family time at the cabin, music, travel and comedy.  A graduate of the University of North Dakota and an Air National Guard veteran, Tanya enjoys helping her clients utilize data to make data-centered decisions to grow their programs.