Executive Director

Corie joined the Atlas team in October 2017 as the Women's Mentor Coordinator. She was promoted to Executive Director in December 2021. She is married to her husband, Jake and together they have 6 children and 5 grandchildren. She grew up in Willmar and is passionate about the people and development of her community. She has extensive experience with homeless, domestic violence and youth service providers plus 6 years doing foster care. She has also been mentored through ATLAS herself, which has ignited a passion to help others grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ and be obedient to his word to go out and make disciples. 


Women's Mentor Coordinator

Kari joined the Atlas team in January of 2023 as the Women’s Mentor Coordinator. Kari has four beautiful children. She grew up in Willmar and has a love for her community. Her career has been focused on the medical field and helping people with mental health and addiction struggles. Recently, she has been working with a terminal family member, which has drawn her even closer to the Lord. She has always had a passion and a heart for people. She has also been mentored through Atlas herself, which has given her a deep desire to help others grow in their relationship with Jesus.

Doug Nelson

Men's Mentor Coordinator

Doug joined the Atlas team in March of 2023 as the Men’s Mentor Coordinator. He is married to Barb and they have lived around the Willmar area all their lives. They have two grown children and three grandchildren. Over the years Doug has been a leader at his church with small groups, family ministry and men's ministry. He now serves on staff part-time as the Director of Care where he helps share the love of Christ with people in life’s struggles. Every man needs authentic male relationships to grow in their walk with Jesus and to become a stronger spiritual leader of their family. Doug will strive to guide men to be more Godly men, loving husbands and effective fathers through Atlas’ ministry.  

Juanita Zieske

Office and Finance Administrator

Juanita joined the ATLAS team in February of 2023. She grew up in Willmar and loves her community. She and her husband, Travis have three rambunctious boys. She has a passion for numbers, animals, children and helping those in need. Her servant heart is such a blessing to the people around her. She has extensive experience in the business and accounting world along with administration. She has also been mentored through ATLAS which has helped her grow in her relationship with Jesus and deepen her faith, which led her to want to help others and work for ATLAS. 

ATLAS Board of Directors

Dennis Clark

Taylor Williamson

Jan Clark

Reed Egerstrom

Joan Egerstrom

Scott Johnson