Julie A. Ross, Executive DirectorDSC_1704

Julie Ross has been the QPS Foundation Executive Director since 2005 and has a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Missouri.  Prior to QPSF, Julie taught pre-K and kindergarten and worked in non-profit management.  Her favorite part of this job is getting to know our benefactors and volunteers.  Julie’s husband,  Kevin,  is a corporate pilot and their son, Logan,  plays football and baseball and is an avid outdoor enthusiast and Boy Scout.  When not at work, Julie enjoys shopping, church activities, playing softball, spending time with her family, and being outdoors.


Mindy K. Holthaus, Administrative Assistant

Mindy is a proud QHS alum and is passionate about education.  Mindy is married to Nathan and they  have 3 children, all in Quincy Public Schools.  She is               DSC_1730 active in PTA, Quincy Community Theatre, and Lifepoint Bible Church.   She loves making a difference in the lives of children and helping to support our educators.  Mindy has a BFA in Theatre from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  Before having children, she was the theatre director for Alton Senior High School in Alton, Illinois.