Board of Directors

Our board of directors is responsible for making sure United Way is on the right track. They meet monthly to discuss strategic issues facing the organization.

The board helps our senior staff carry out our mission and ensures that United Way is an organization you can trust. The board is composed of community leaders from throughout the greater Twin Cities.

A * denotes an executive committee member.

2020 Board of Directors – Officers

Dorothy Bridges Dorothy Bridges
Community Leader
Board Chair
Chris Coleman Chris Coleman*
Optum, SVP Human Resources
Treasurer, Finance & Human Capital Committee Chair
Karen Richard Karen Richard*
Andersen Corporation, SVP Human Resources
Board Secretary

2020 Board of Directors – Members

Amal Abdalla
President and CEO
Somali Success School
Brian Allingham Brian Allingham
Norwest Equity Partners
Administrative Partner
Julie Baker Julie Baker
Community Leader
Laura Bloomberg Laura Bloomberg
University of Minnesota, The Humphrey School, Dean
Board Member Stacy Bogart headshot Stacy Bogart
Winnebago Industries, Inc., VP
General Counsel and Secretary
Mark Brooks Mark Brooks
Hennepin County, Administrative Manager, Health
Justin Butler
Wells Fargo, Consumer and Small Business Banking Group Leader
13.Kathlene Holmes Campbell Kathlene Holmes Campbell
St. Thomas School of Education, Dean
Anu Codaty headshot Anu Codaty
Medtronic, Vice President, Business Development & Strategy
Erin Dady Erin Dady
Bremer Bank, CMO
GTCUW Communications and Individual Engagement Chair
Amy Dahl
VP Human Resources & Distributor Development, The Toro Company
Stephanie Dexter Stephanie Dexter
UPS Northern Plains District, President
Dr. Curtiss DeYoung Dr. Curtiss DeYoung
Minnesota Council of Churches, CEO
Reba Dominski Reba Dominski
U.S. Bank Foundation, Chief Social Responsibility Officer and President
GTCUW Advancement Chair
GTCUW Board Member Kweilin Ellingrud Kweilin Ellingrud
McKinsey & Company, Partner
Beth Ford Beth Ford*
Land O’Lakes Inc., President & CEO
Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou
Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, President
GTCUW Board Member Katie Goeman headshot Katie Goeman*
Redpath and Company
GTCUW Audit Chair
Joe Gothard Joe Gothard, ED.D.*
Saint Paul Public Schools, Superintendent
Jamie Gulley Jamie Gulley
SEIU Healthcare Minnesota, President
Cheryl Hadaway
Department of Development, Mayo Clinic
GTCUW Chief Development Officer & Chair
Lynne Harrington Lynne Harrington
Community Leader
Matt Homan
Mandy Janssen Mandy Janssen
Twin West Chamber of Commerce
Ray Joncas Ray Joncas
General Mills, Business Unit Director
Eric Kaler
Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science President Emeritus, University of Minnesota
J.D. Keller J.D. Keller
Comcast, Twin Cities Region, Regional VP
GTCUW Board Member Matt Kucharski headshot Matt Kucharski
Padilla, President
Nancy Lindahl Nancy Lindahl
Creative Strategies Plus, Inc., Founder
GTCUW Community Impact Chair
GTCUW Board Member Darin Lynch headshot Darin Lynch
Irish Titan, Founder and CEO
Michael Maeser Headshot Michael Maeser
Wells Fargo, SVP & Regional Managing Director
Matt Marsh
Managing Partner, Deloitte
GTCUW Board Member Todd Marshall headshot Todd Marshall
Community Leader
Al McFarlane Al McFarlane
Insight News, President and Editor-in-Chief; McFarlane Media Interests, Owner
Miquel McMoore
Founder & President, kpCompanies
Chris Musso Chris Musso
Polaris, Senior Vice President – Electrification
Kathy Noecker Kathy Noecker*
Faegre Drinker, Partner
Ravi Norman Ravi Norman
Norman Global Enterprises, CEO
GTCUW Board Member Mike O'Leary headshot Mike O’Leary
EY, Managing Partner
John Potter
Consumer Market Deals, PwC
Todd Senger Todd Senger
BMO Harris Bank, Market President
Lisa Shannon
COO, Allina Health
GTCUW Board Member Elizabeth Simermeyer headshot Beth Simermeyer
Ecolab, EVP, Global Marketing and Communications and Life Sciences
Carolyn Smallwood
CEO, Way to Grow
Sarah Soong Sarah Soong
Xcel Energy, VP & Treasurer
Sharon Kennedy Vickers
CIO, City of St. Paul
Tim Welsh Tim Welsh*
U.S. Bank, Vice Chairman of Consumer Banking Sales and Support
Jerry Will, Vice President, Corporate Development, 3M Jerry Will
VP, Corporate Development, 3M
Otis Zanders
President & CEO, Ujamaa Place
Jim Zappa Jim Zappa
CHS, Inc., Executive Vice President and General Counsel
GTCUW Governance Chair
Troy Zierden
VP, IT at Best Buy