Testimonials

“I've worked with Headway for over ten years and the quality of the services they provide to youth and their family has been excellent. The staff genuinely care about their clients and want them to be successful…they hold their young clients accountable for their behavior.

- Willie Bridges, Senior Planning Analyst, Office of the Hennepin County Attorney

Operations Team

Daniel Mortenson, BA

Dan Mortenson

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Phone: 763-377-5312
Cell: 612-217-0629
Email: dan.mortenson@headway.org
5910 Shingle Creek Parkway
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Dan joined Headway in February, 2020. He has worked in staffing, talent acquisition, and workforce solutions positions for over 20 years. He works to shape processes and practices of staff growth in order to enhance the dynamic potential of employment opportunities at Headway. He says, "I provide organizational practices to support the staff and increase the overall operational effectiveness of Headway services".

When he is not working, Dan sings in choirs, and is an avid collector of classical music recordings. He also enjoys reading, spending time raising his family, and finding opportunities to serve others.

Eileen Wittig, BA

Eileen Wittig 3.8

Marketing and Governmental Affairs Specialist

Phone: 612-806-4329
Fax: 763-569-5201
Email: eileen.wittig@headway.org
5910 Shingle Creek Parkway
Suite 150
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Eileen has been with Headway since September, 2018. As Marketing and Governmental Affairs Specialist, she works to build up Headway's external presence to ensure we can serve everyone who wants or needs our services within the Twin Cities area. "In growing Headway's clientele and general awareness of what we do, we can offer both a broader and deeper service to the people of Minnesota and strengthen communities by improving the individual mental and emotional health of their members," she says.

When she is not working, Eileen likes to travel, explore hidden, hole-in-the-wall gems of wherever she is living, and look for new shows to binge on Netflix.

Eowyn Gatlin-Nygaard, MSW, LGSW

Eowyn Gatlin

Coordinator, Operations

Phone: 612-203-3474
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: eowyn.gatlin-nygaard@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 

Eowyn started at Headway in 2012 and has worked in the human services field since 2001.  She works directly with Headway's staff to find creative ways to improve processes and general operations for both staff and clients.  She has a background in both research and teaching, and this position allows her to utilize that experience in a number of ways including independently analyzing the best way to approach different organizational problems, look for creative solutions, connect with others both inside and outside of the agency on projects, and work collaboratively with others to improve things within the agency.  "Headway has grown a lot since I started in 2012," she says.  "In my position I am able to figure out ways to best support the staff to ensure they are able to transform lives, and also look for ways to help our agency continue to grow and meet the ever changing needs of our communities."

Outside of work, Eowyn enjoys doing yoga, writing, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.

Heather Swenson

Heather Swenson 8.25

Supervisor, Finance

Phone: 612-798-8185
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: heather.swenson@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN  55423

Heather has been an accountant with Headway since 2010, using her strong work ethic, timeliness and attention to detail to further the mission of the organization. “I like the fact that I work for a place that makes a difference for adults and school-aged children in our community,” she says.

Outside of work, Heather enjoys camping, gardening and spending time with her family and friends.

Lisa Magnuson, MA

Lisa Magnuson

Organizational Learning Specialist

Phone: 763-746-2421
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: lisa.magnuson@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 

Lisa has been with Headway since January, 2013 and has worked in the human services field since 2004. She has past experience in a university setting. She is responsible for the continuing education opportunities and staff development trainings at Headway.  She is an advocate for lifelong learning and continuing education for personal and professional development, and passionate about creative development and learning of all types. She also manages organizational credentialing.

Outside of work, Lisa enjoys traveling the world with her husband, and spending time at home with their dog. She also enjoys reading and watching classic movies, and is always working on creative projects.

Macey Mueller

Macey Mueller

Project Manager

Phone: 612-798-8190
Fax: 763-746-2401
Email: macey.mueller@headway.org
701 Decatur Avenue North
Suite 109
Golden Valley, MN 55427 

Macey has been with Headway since October, 2009.  She has held many roles within the organization including working as an administrative assistant at both outpatient locations, coordinating the divorce education program and contributing to the organization's efforts with communications, marketing, community events and donor relations.  Her working knowledge of the many different programs and services that Headway provides along with her interest in keeping the growing staff engaged and informed of the developments of these programs has led to her current position of coordinating Headway's internal communications and providing project managment.

When Macey is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and sons, being out in the sun, reading books, and watching movies. 

Sandy Moua

Sandy Moua

Coordinator, Technology

Phone: 763-569-5200
Fax: 763-569-5201
Email: sandy.moua@headway.org
5910 Shingle Creek Parkway
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 

Sandy has been with Headway since March, 2013. She has experience working as the Administrative Assistant for all of our locations, as well as working in the intake department.  She has a broad understanding of all of the services that Headway offers and is a great resource for her team and for clients. “As the first person point of contact,” she says, “I try to make this an inviting, helpful, and positive experience for everyone.”

Sandy is currently attending college to earn her Associate’s Degree and in her free time, she likes to read, bike, travel and soak up the sun as much as possible.

Patrick Moua, BA

Technology Support

Phone: 612-517-8955
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: patrick.moua@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Patrick joined Headway in June, 2019. As Technology Support, he is a resource for technology for our staff, using his skills and knowledge to assist our team in their work toward helping our local community.

When he is not working, Patrick enjoys spending time with friends and family, exploring the outdoors, biking, watching movies, and collecting bricks.

Dave Kelly

Dave Kelly 3.8

Staff Accountant

Phone: 612-798-8178
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: david.kelly@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Dave has been with Headway since October, 2018. He works on our accounting team to ensure that our organization continues to operate at a high level, and enjoys working for a company that works to serve its community. "As part of the Accounting team, I help to make sure that the internal processes of Headway run smoothly so that we can better serve the community," he says.

Outside of work, Dave is an avid hiker, bike rider, and rec sport player (football and soccer). He is also an amateur astronomer, having recently purchased his first telescope.

Dawn Fatogun

Dawn Fatogun

Accountant

Phone: 612-798-8198
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: dawn.fatogun@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 

Dawn joined Headway in June, 2015.  As a member of the finance team, she assists with financial reporting, accounts payable and accounts receivable.  "I enjoy working with my team to ensure that the company's financial needs are met," she says.  "My team is very knowledgable and helpful."  

Outside of work, Dawn enjoys running, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.

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