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*
SVP Human Resources, Optum
Treasurer, Finance & Human Capital Committee Chair
Karen Richard Karen Richard*
SVP Human Resources, Andersen Corporation
Board Secretary

2020 Board of Directors – Members

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