Coby R. Gierke Appointed as Executive Director

An experienced leader, Coby has previously grown the Montana State Parks Foundation’s fundraising from $90,000 in 2017 to over $1 million in 2022 and expanded its newsletter audience from 40,000 in 2018 to 140,000 in 2022. Now at IBEC, he’s leading the strategic growth plan for the educational program Commit 2 C.A.R.E., garnering recognition from organizations including the CDC, AIHA, and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.