Our knowledgeable staff is here to help with questions about laws, safety, legislation or where to ride.

Kirsten Finn

Executive Directorkirsten@wisconsinbikefed.org414-253-3154

Kirsten first found freedom through cycling on a white Huffy three speed which carried her daily to the public pool. Her favorite cycling events are the Tosa Full Moon Rides, Ride to the Barns, Door County Century and, of course, the best day of the year – the Santa Rampage. She lives in the city with her husband, who is a Tosa Spokesman and a member of the Ben’s Cycle/Milwaukee Bicycle Company team, their three teenagers and two dogs.

Jake Newborn

Assistant Directorjake.newborn@wisconsinbikefed.org414-253-3331

Jake has been with the Bike Fed for 13 years while focusing on a large variety of education programs, events, and advocacy issues. Based in Milwaukee, he enjoys biking with his daughter to school, going on family bike camping trips, and riding to Brewers games.

seflie on the bike trail

Michael Anderson

Community Programs Coordinatormichael.anderson@wisconsinbikefed.org

Michael began volunteering with the Wisconsin the Bike Fed’s Connect 53212 program in the Fall of 2014 while a student at UWM.  He has since served the Bike Fed as an active transportation activist across several programs with a particular focus on pedestrian rights and transit. His current focus, as the manager of our Safe Routes to School partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools, is to elevate youth voices in planning decisions, continue delivering our amazing Bicycle Driver’s Ed curriculum, and empower families to reach school by walking and biking.

Michelle Bachaus

Northeast Wisconsin Directormichelleb@wisconsinbikefed.org

Michelle bikes and walks for transportation and enjoys how active transportation connects people and communities. She has traveled by bike on several self supported trips and loves to share stories and encourage others.

Caressa Givens

Milwaukee Project Managercaressa@wisconsinbikefed.org

Caressa is a city of Milwaukee Advocacy and Projects Manager with the Wisconsin Bike Fed and has eight years of combined experience as a Safe Routes to School educator, bike-share programming manager, and community active transportation advocacy organizer for Complete Streets. She commutes by bike and bus, loves to walk places, and to bike camp!

Grace Labinski

Office Manager and Bookkeepergrace@wisconsinbikefed.org

Grace is our office manager, bookkeeper and working behind the scenes to keep all our programs working and staff members productive. When she is not working, she enjoys competing in triathlons with her family.

blue helmet and bike in front of water

Leilani Robertson-Hoyt

Member Services Coordinatorleilani@wisconsinbikefed.org

I have lived in the Madison area for 14 years and love biking the trails in town and around the state. I ride my bike for transportation, but I also enjoy cylcing with my bike club, long-distance bicycle touring, and participating in organized charity rides.