Employee Highlight

Chelsea Alger

Director of Funding

Chelsea is the director of funding for Bolton & Menk, beginning her career in 2003. Prior to joining Bolton & Menk in 2019, she worked in city government as a planner and community development director, then as a non-profit resource development officer. She has expertise in a variety of public infrastructure and community development funding programs. One of her career highlights to date is managing a national ArtPlace America grant, exploring the use of arts and cultural strategies to create more sustainable, place-based impact in community development efforts. Her work with our environmental and civil project managers in the public facility programs has allowed Bolton & Menk to secure low interest loans and grant dollars to help serve our client's infrastructure needs. Chelsea is passionate about strategic thinking and working through challenges to come to workable solutions for all parties involved.


  • Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Augsburg College




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