Our Executive Director

Kathryn Wise Huschke, Executive Director

Kathryn Wise Huschke,
Executive Director

Kathryn Wise Huschke is the current Executive Director for The Oleson Foundation in Traverse City, Michigan.

The Oleson Foundation is a private foundation instituted in 1962, and serves the areas of Traverse City, Petoskey, Charlevoix, and Manistee, where the Oleson Food Stores are located.

A native of Traverse City, Ms. Huschke graduated from Traverse City Central High School and received a B.A. in Communications from Michigan State University.  She previously held the position of Vice President Program at the Fremont Area Community Foundation in Fremont, Michigan.

Ms. Huschke has participated in many non-profit boards and committees, state and national foundation council committees, and is currently serves on the Grand Vision Leadership Team, Boardman River Prosperity Team, and many other task forces and committees.

She and her husband John reside in Fremont and Leland, Michigan.  They have two grown children: Kate Huschke Glancy is an attorney in Manistee, and Griffin is an international policy advisor in Washington D.C.