International Wolf Center hires new executive director

Rob Schultz is succeeding Mary Ortiz, who is retiring after 25 years with the Wolf Center in Ely. The Duluth News Tribune reports Schultz has "an impressive track record of exceeding fundraising goals." Most recently, he served as the executive director of the Saint Paul Police Foundation.
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Rob Schultz is succeeding Mary Ortiz, who is retiring after 25 years with the Wolf Center in Ely. The Duluth News Tribune reports Schultz has "an impressive track record of exceeding fundraising goals." Most recently, he served as the executive director of the Saint Paul Police Foundation.

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