In January of 2016 Will Dunder joined the Great Plains Institute as a Communications and Data Systems Strategist.  As part of the communications team, Will works with many different programs and projects to tell the GPI story across numerous platforms and media.  He also works closely with development staff as GPI streamlines the flow of information from its large network of friends, partners, and colleagues.

Will originally joined the Great Plains Institute as a digital communications fellow in September of 2015, shortly after completing a master’s degree in Strategic Communications from the University of Minnesota. His thesis focused on creating communities through social media. Before joining GPI he spent a number of years as a professional photographer and videographer working with many non-profits and small businesses around the Twin Cities.