Director of Operations

Helena Hennighausen

Helena oversees operations and human resources for 3Si.

Helena is a mission-driven operations leader with experience cultivating relationships and streamlining processes in corporate, government, and nonprofit environments. She is passionate about enabling the success of big picture vision by ensuring that vision is always supported by exceptional operational execution.

Prior to joining the 3Si team, Helena served in operations and leadership roles with Partners for Youth Empowerment, a international non-profit. Helena also has experience as an Environmental Health Specialist for Island County, WA and as a Senior Research Associate on the Corporate Licensing & Acquisitions Team at Nektar Therapeutics. Her cross-sector background allows her to bring a strong, business-minded perspective to mission-driven organizations—ensuring efficiency, financial accountability, and operational excellence.

Helena earned an M.S. International Administration from Central Michigan University and a B.S.  Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan.