Foundation 2 Staff

Leadership Team

All of our administrative staff work out of our Administrative Office, located at 1714 Johnson Ave NW in Cedar Rapids. You can reach this office at (319) 362-1170.

Emily Blomme

Chief Executive Officer

Emily Blomme (she/her) joined Foundation 2 Crisis Services as Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Emily has a Bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies from Colorado State University.

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Since 2000, much of her work has been in the area of crisis response and youth and family services. She is passionate about improving the quality of life in others and is a firm believer that all people are capable of change. She is a graduate of Leadership for Five Seasons, a 2015 CBJ Forty under 40 honoree, a 2019 CBJ Women of Influence and the same year, was honored as a Waypoint Women of Achievement. Emily is on the Board of Directors for United Way of East Central Iowa, the Coalition for Children and Families in Iowa and a member of the Steering Committee for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Emily lives in Cedar Rapids with her husband Jeremy; they have three adult children. She is vegan, loves coffee and sunshine, and is an avid backpacker always looking for the next adventure!

Matt Heinricy

Chief Financial Officer

Matt Heinricy joined Foundation 2 in 2020. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa. Matt’s background is in progressive accounting and finance leadership roles.

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Matt’s background is in progressive accounting and finance leadership roles. He has spent the last decade serving in finance roles throughout the Cedar Valley. He was drawn to Foundation 2 because of the vital role it plays in the community’s well-being and it was a place where he could use his skill-set to support mission based work.

Matt lives in Coralville with his daughter Harper. In his free time, he enjoys grilling, following the Cubs and Hawkeyes, and visiting family.

Erin Langdon

Chief Operating Officer

Erin Langdon joined Foundation 2 in 2021. She has worked her entire career in the nonprofit sector and has an extensive background in leadership and program management.

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Erin has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University. She previously developed and grew the Eastern Iowa Diaper Bank.

Erin was recognized as one of the CBJ 40 Under 40 honorees in 2020, and is a graduate of Leadership for Five Seasons.

In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with her husband, Britton, and their two children. Erin also likes to keep busy with running, tennis, travel, and reading.

Katie Curtis

Chief Development Officer

Katie joined Foundation 2 as Chief Development Officer in 2018. Katie is passionate about addressing youth mental health and suicide prevention.

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Katie has been working in the nonprofit sector in Cedar Rapids since 2009, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Leisure, Youth and Human Services with an emphasis in Youth Administration and Nonprofit Development, a minor in Family Services and a Master’s Degree in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Development from the University of Northern Iowa.

Katie is a board member for Junior League of Cedar Rapids, participates in Leaders who Lunch through Women Lead Change, and is a member of Downtown Rotary. Katie is a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and is a graduate of Integrity Integrated’s Leadership Development Program. She is married and has a son Calvin. Their family enjoys spending time together and gardening.

Drew Martel

Chief Clinical and Training Officer

Drew started working at Foundation 2 Crisis Services in 2014, and previously served as the Crisis Services Director.

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Drew serves as the expert on all things suicide-related and is responsible for clinical oversight of service delivery across agency programs. He has been instrumental in growing all our crisis programs during his tenure.

Drew is a certified trainer in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Question Persuade Refer, and Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk.

In his free time, Drew enjoys making sawdust under the guise of woodworking, blacksmithing, and canoeing Iowa’s many beautiful rivers.