Meet the Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership Staff

Amy Hansen

Amy Hansen, Executive Director 

Amy joined the Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership (DFP) as Executive Director in 2007. Amy's primary responsibilities include the continued coordination of downtown development, business attraction and retention, business assistance, special events and destination marketing.

Prior to joining the DFP, Amy was employed at Joann Stores, Inc. where she served as District Team Leader for Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Her duties included business management, personnel management and financial accountability. Amy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with a BBA in Industrial Relations and Marketing.

Amy has served as a board member of the Wisconsin Downtown Action Council since 2010, and currently serves as the board president.

She also serves on the City of Fond du Lac Arts Board, the Advisory Board of the Fond du Lac Recreational Loop, the International Downtown Association's Professional Development Committee, the Wisconsin Main Street Director's Advisory Board and is a founding member of IGNITE! Business Success, a resource network for innovators and entrepreneurs in Fond du Lac County.

Amy is a member of Fond du Lac Noon Rotary, Fond du Lac Elk's Club and a graduate of Leadership Fond du Lac.

Amy and her husband Dave reside in Fond du Lac with their two children, Paige and Jack.

Dusty Krikau

Dusty Krikau, Director of Communication and Special Events

Dusty joined the team at the Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership (DFP) in April of 2015 as the Director of Communication and Special Events. She serves as the primary contact for media relations, organizational communication and special events, including the downtown Farmers Market and Fondue Fest.

Dusty has previously served as Volunteer Coordinator at The Volunteer Center of Fond du Lac County. In addition to her non-profit work, Dusty has also worked as an administrator at universities in Colorado, Virginia, and Indiana. In these various roles, she has organized and promoted numerous large scale events and fallen in love with the Downtown environments of numerous communities. Dusty is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire (B.S. Public Communication) and James Madison University (M.Ed. College Student Personnel and Administration).

She and her family made Fond du Lac their home in 2013.

Crystal Patt, Research Assistant & Bookkeeping

Crystal joined the Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership (DFP) in February of 2017 as a Research Assistant and Bookeeper.

Her primary responsibilities at the DFP include website maintenance for available properties, new businesses and business programs in the Fond du Lac Business Improvement District. She also manages the bookkeeping, accounting and payroll duties for the DFP along with assisting at downtown events and programs.

Crystal and her husband Adam reside in Fond du Lac with their son. 

Tracy Reinhardt, Farmers Market Manager