Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, May 28, 2009

Grad starts family development consulting business

Jeanine Hunkele Knapp

1995 alum Jeanine Hunkele Knapp has launched One Sand Grain Family Consulting in Appleton, Wisconsin. The organization is devoted to The Nurtured Heart Approach for enhancing relationships in families to support success and positive choices. "After my work to help start the Appleton Public Montessori charter school and other educational and family development efforts, moving into the consulting arena is a perfect fit," Hunkele Knapp says.

She has 15 years of experience in community development. Prior to starting the firm, she worked for CAP Services Inc., community action program based in Stevens Point for which she completed project development efforts around worker-owned cooperatives, an&energy savings curriculum, and a volunteer income tax assistance program. She also served as project director for a home-care quality measurement effort through the Medical College of Wisconsin's Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program.