Leadership Team Profiles

Kelly Matter, President and CEO

Kelly Matter joined Avivo in November, 2012. She has more than 30 years of experience in social service, workforce development, training, revenue development, and creating partners within the nonprofit and business communities. Prior to joining Avivo, Kelly held leadership positions at CommonBond Communities and Goodwill-Easter Seals. She is a board member of the University of Wisconsin Stout Foundation chairing the scholarship committee, serves as board chair of Stepping Stone Emergency Housing and is on the board of Totino-Grace High School.

Boyd Brown, Vice President, Chemical & Mental Health

Boyd Brown joined Avivo in 2016 and is a leader with a track record of managing growth and change. Previously, Boyd was Area Director at Goodwill-Easter Seals, leading a team of 120 professionals. Boyd designed and implemented a Working Well Mental Health Clinic, a new Community Support Program, Individual Placement with Supports (IPS) teams, and a multi-organization program integrating community health, children’s mental health, and vocational rehabilitation. He is a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP), has a law degree from University of Iowa College of Law, and a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell College, Iowa.

Darcy Diederich Flinn, Chief Financial Officer

Darcy Diederich Flinn joined Avivo in 2016 and leads the Finance and Information Technology functions. Previously, she was an audit manager at Deloitte and spent 7 years at Xcel Energy as Director of Strategic Asset Planning. She has more than 13 years of accounting and leadership experience, with expertise in financial reporting, internal controls and compliance, forecasting, and strategic planning. She holds a degree in Business Administration with majors in Accounting and Information Systems from the University of North Dakota, and is a Certified Public Accountant. She has served on the Avivo board of directors and is a member of Women United.

Bruce Wenger, Vice President, External Relations

Bruce Wenger joined Avivo in 2018 and provides more than 15 years experience in strategic leadership and fundraising. In his capacity as a consultant he helped grow philanthropic support for scores of non-profit organizations in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He has proven skills in building comprehensive development programs relying on expertise with annual, major, and planned giving, both in and out of capital campaigns. Bruce focuses on positioning organizations for fundraising success and connecting donors with meaningful and impactful change. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Morcine Scott-Warren, Director, Human Resources

Morcine joined Avivo in 2017 and leads the Human Resources functions. She’s thrilled to be at Avivo, where clients, through a comprehensive array of services, are able to get a fresh start and live their best lives. With more than 18 years of Human Resources experience, Morcine has held a number of leadership roles at organizations such as College Possible, UnitedHealthcare, the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, and INROADS. Her work has focused on talent acquisition, leadership development and employee engagement initiatives that help to build strong, sustainable, thriving organizations.