Add our experts to your team.

We engage with organizations at times when they need a fresh outside perspective and provide an array of services, support and work hand in hand with our clients to deeply learn your business and fill the gaps where needed.

Sharon Chontos


Sharon brings a strong technical and business professional background to each project with a proven record in technical writing, grant management, strategic planning, and evaluation.


Rachel Oelmann


Rachel is proficient in research methodology, data collection design, data management and analysis, and is a skilled technical and grant writer.


Nick Oyen


Nick is proficient in organizational development, budget development and analysis, software implementation, and is a skilled trainer and public speaker.


Tyler Frankzy

Project Specialist

Tyler provides high-quality project support in the form of research, analysis, technical writing, project management, and project coordination.


Katie Fritz

Project Specialist

Katie Fritz has over 16 years of non-profit experience including project management and marketing/communication strategy and implementation. She is proficient in creating relationships with all people and producing results for organization’s operational and future funding.


Leslie Nelson


The organizational skills and client support Leslie provides to the Partners of Sage Project Consultants helps Sage effectively and efficiently conduct business in an ever-changing environment.


Ben Tiensvold

Project Coordinator

Working in the healthcare industry for over 12 years, Ben knows the value of customer service, and uses his skills to interact efficiently and cohesively with clients.


Julie Klinger

Throughout the years Julie developed her skills in project/grants management and writing as well as organizational structure and program development.  Julie uses these skills as a consultant for Sage Project Consultants to assist community-based organizations through her work as the Community Based Outreach Coordinator for the Community Health Worker Collaborative of South Dakota.
Tracy Bieber

Tracy Bieber


Tracy is the Program Integration Nurse Consultant for CHWSD. Tracy has served as a nurse in a variety of capacities including pediatrics, post-anesthesia care unit, clinical services, infection prevention, and immunizations. She most recently worked as the Director of Clinical Services for Sanford Health World Clinics. Tracy’s skillset falls within solutions-oriented planning, in-depth understanding of best practices affecting positive patient outcomes, and identifying quality-focused and efficiency-driven workflows. Tracy has always had a passion for public health and received her master’s degree in public health from the University of South Dakota in 2021. She looks forward to working with healthcare organizations and supporting a partnership with their local community resources.

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LaCosta Jackson

Graphic Designer

LaCosta brings over 4 years of experience working on marketing teams with an emphasis on implementing digital marketing and brand management, creating high-quality documents and graphics for a variety of platforms.