Executive Director of Adoption, Children’s Home Society & Lutheran Social Service of MN
Alexis Oberdorfer joined Children’s Home in 2008 and has worked in both the private nonprofit sector and across the public child welfare continuum for more than 18 years. Alexis previously worked for the Minnesota Department of Human Services where she was responsible for adoption policy and contracts that delivered adoption services throughout Minnesota.
She held a position in Illinois Department of Children and Family Services coordinating its Post-Adoption and Guardianship Services, and was the Foster Care Manager for Illinois. Alexis also has experience training, facilitating support groups, working in early childhood prevention/early intervention with at-risk families and in Child Protection Service.
Alexis earned a master’s degree in social work. In 2011, she received the Voices of the Heart award from the North American Council on Adoptable Children.