Claudia Aurand

Associate Director of Development

Claudia joined IATP in January 2022. She is mission driven with a passion for organizations focused on education, healthcare and social services. Claudia is an advocate and program champion with industry and nonprofit experience in project management, business development, grants and funding strategies.  

Claudia was born and raised in Germany, and even though she has lived in the U.S. for most of her adult life, she maintains close contact and connections with friends and family in Germany. Claudia holds an MBA in Global Management and a certificate in Project Management.   

Before transitioning to nonprofit in 2016, Claudia worked in the medical device industry in global product and program management. An avid volunteer, she currently serves on the Board of Directors at Missions Inc and volunteers for the Three Rivers Parks District.  

Claudia lives in Plymouth, Minnesota with her partner and two dogs; In her free time, she enjoys gardening, feeding all critters large and small, going for walks (with the dogs) and listening to random podcasts. 

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