Callie Briese is manager of external relations for Thrivent Financial, a not-for-profit financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously. Thrivent serves more than 2.3 million Christians in the U.S. and provides guidance on their journey to a healthy money mindset. Callie is responsible for creating and executing Thrivent’s external communications strategy and leads the organization’s media relations program. Prior to joining the organization, Callie worked at a PR firm in the Twin Cities.
Callie obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Montana in Missoula. She, her husband Ryan and their three young children reside in Minnesota.
As someone who believes in the importance of giving back to others, she serves on a board of directors for NeighborWorks Home Partners, a Twin Cities nonprofit dedicated to helping individuals and families buy, keep, and maintain their homes. She also volunteers in children’s ministry at her church.