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Rati Walther
Interim Executive Director, Operations and Finance Manager
(517) 708-4394

Rati Walther is the Interim Executive Director as well as the Operations and Finance Manager.  Among her many skills, Rati has extensive experience in revenue and expense management, product profitability analysis, audit and internal controls, project management and process improvement and automation.  She has worked for multimillion businesses at Moody’s, JP Morgan and Citigroup, managing businesses inside and outside the country.  She has an MBA from Cornell and is a Certified Management Accountant.

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Director of Education
(517) 708-4396

Sam Ansaldi is ITEC’s incoming Education Director, and will be responsible for leading the growth of our youth STEM‐focused educational programming, working with educators and staff on program and curriculum development, school and community outreach, instructor and classroom management, and student and program outcome evaluation. Sam is a seasoned STEM Education Specialist with a vast background in modern educational methodology and technologically advanced teaching applications.

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Morgan Bayne
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
(517) 708-4392

Morgan is responsible for ITEC’s public relations, photography, website maintenance, social media management, and internal communications. She is a recent graduate of Michigan State’s Advertising program and is excited to bring her skills in social media, photography, and writing to move forward ITEC’s marketing efforts. She has previously collaborated with ITEC through MSU’s Media Sandbox Street Team, which ran October 2017 through April 2018.