Missoula Downtown Foundation Board of Directors

Anne Guest


Alan Newell

Vice President

Jared Kuehn


Josh Eder

Past President
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A native of Missoula, Josh Eder has worked in financial advising since 2006 and has been with S.G. Long and Company since 2009. He earned a B.S. in Business Finance from the University of Montana in 2005 and has earned multiple licenses, including Series 7, 65 and 63, and health and disability insurance. Eder has served on the Board of Directors for the Missoula Downtown Foundation since 2015 and has also served on the boards of Habitat for Humanity, Pheasants Forever, and the Clark Fork Coalition. He is married to Chanda, and they have one daughter, Ellery.

Geoff Badenoch

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Geoff Badenoch has been a long-time advocate and public servant to Downtown Missoula. He served as the Director of the Missoula Redevelopment Agency from 1985-2003 and led the efforts to revitalize Downtown Missoula in the 1980s and 90s. After 21 years with the MRA, he moved into entrepreneurship and started his own consulting business. Badenoch was born in Glendive, and raised in Bozeman, Mont. He has a B.A. in Political Science and an Masters in Public Administration, both from the University of Montana, where he has served as an adjunct faculty member for several years. In addition to serving on the MDF Board, Badenoch also serves on the Supervisory Committee of the Missoula Federal Credit Union and on the Missoula Public Library Foundation Board. He also chairs the Missoula County Election Advisory Committee.

Laura Brehm

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Laura Brehm is a philanthropy advisor with 30 years of experience in higher education, arts organizations, land conservation and other nonprofits. She was the president and CEO of The University of Montana Foundation from 2003-2013.​ ​Since she left the UM Foundation, she has provided a wide array of services to non-profits, including campaign preparation and management, board governance and education, executive search and fundraising at all levels. She is active in community and civic affairs. Besides her service on the Missoula Downtown Foundation Board, she is the chair-elect of the Montana Community Foundation and serves on the Northern Rockies Board of the Trust for Public Land.

Libby Brunell

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For over 15 years, Libby worked in academia, giving her extensive experience in creating engaging professional development, program development and management, public speaking training, personnel supervision and evaluation, branding and promoting new programs, event organization, solution orientated problem solving and building efficient and effective teams.

As a senior consultant with Cascadia Business Development, she reviews, designs and facilitates change management initiatives to create lean, conscious growth through operational and team excellence.  Building organizational capacity helps businesses take the right actions, at the right time for the right reasons.

In addition to her commitment to organizational capacity development and design, as well as professional development training, Libby actively volunteers for numerous local non-profit organizations, including the Missoula Downtown Foundation, and is also a member of Leadership Missoula 34.

Craig Burns

Nick Caras

Dan Cederberg

Sheila Mischke

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Sheila moved here in 1996 to go to grad school, but she loved it and has raised her daughter and son here. In that 20+ years she has become licensed as a Montana Real Estate Broker and Educator. She earned her Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Montana in 2017 and uses it to serve on local non profit and professional boards in town. Since moving here she has served with Missoula Organization of Realtors (MOR), Missoula Businesswomen's Network (MBN), Missoula Interfaith Collaborative(MIC), Missoula Dress for Success, and many more local groups. Currently she is the Owner/Broker of ABC Property Management of Missoula and also sells real estate with Keller Williams Western Montana in Missoula while serving with the Missoula Downtown Foundation. KW Western Montana | Broker |  Ph:(406)214-4046 |  Fax:(406)721-3037