About

Wendy Helgeson, co-founder of Civic Source, has a proven track record of creating distinctive opportunities for clients to work on issues important to them.

Wendy has a keen talent for striking a balance between diverse interests & specific program needs.

As a civic engagement master, Wendy is uniquely qualified to develop and manage community leadership programs, study missions and meetings with civic-focused agendas.

Her experience includes:

  • Event and group travel programs
  • Seminars
  • Developing community orientation agendas
  • Training and facilitation
  • Volunteer management
  • Strategy implementation

Wendy has established relationships with leaders in the public and private sector, elected and appointed officials, and non-profit executives throughout Minneapolis-Saint Paul, and other metropolitan areas nationwide. She is well connected in the community and wants you to be, too.

“Normally you finish a project, pause, and assess whether all your vendors performed to your satisfaction. You can skip that step if you hire Wendy Helgeson of Civic-Source. Wendy has, year after year, exceeded our expectations. She is innovative, cost-conscious, and focused on delivering superior results. Here’s a hint…hire her!
Matt Kramer – President – Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce

Christy Eichers Headshot 1Christy Eichers, Civic Source Program Director, has been called a “ringleader” when it comes to organizing, planning and finding fun in life.

During her corporate career, Christy developed a reputation as a thoughtful, energetic leader and effective coalition-builder. She successfully created, implemented and managed an award-winning community engagement program for Medtronic, Inc.

Christy now consults with businesses and non-profits to build and leverage engagement programs. Her expertise includes:

  • Identifying and executing corporate sponsorships; including sports marketing
  • Developing creative and award-winning fundraising campaigns
  • Implementing innovative volunteer opportunities
  • Managing global exhibits and events