Board of Directors

Our board of directors provides guidance, oversight and support while partnering with staff to carry out the organization’s mission and strategic plan. The board is composed of leaders from throughout the greater Twin Cities committed to building a community where all people thrive regardless of income, race or place.

2021 Board of Directors – Officers & Committee Chairs

Dorothy Bridges, Community Leader Dorothy Bridges
Community Leader
Board Chair
Jim Zappa, EVP and General Counsel, CHS, Inc. Jim Zappa
EVP and General Counsel, CHS, Inc.
Vice Chair
Governance Committee, Chair
Karen Richard, SVP, Chief HR Officer, Andersen Corporation Karen Richard
SVP & Chief HR Officer, Andersen Corporation
Corporate Secretary
Chris Coleman, Community Leader Chris Coleman
Community Leader
Treasurer
Finance and Human Capital Committee, Chair
Mike O'Leary, Managing Partner, E.Y. Mike O’Leary
Managing Partner, EY
Audit Committee, Chair
Reba Dominski, Chief Social Responsibility Officer and President of U.S. Bank Foundation Reba Dominski
Chief Social Responsibility Officer and President of U.S. Bank Foundation
Advancement Committee, Chair
Kathlene Holmes Campbell, Dean, St. Thomas School of Education Kathlene Holmes Campbell
Dean, St. Thomas School of Education
Community Impact Committee, Chair
Erin Dady, CMO, Bremer Bank Erin Dady
CMO, Bremer Bank
Communications and Individual Engagement Committee, Chair

2021 Board of Directors – Members

Amal Abdalla, President and CEO, Somali Success School Amal Abdalla
President and CEO, Somali Success School
Brian Allingham, Administrative Partner, Norwest Equity Partners Brian Allingham
Administrative Partner, Norwest Equity Partners
Julie Baker, Community Leader Julie Baker
Community Leader
Laura Bloomberg, Dean, The Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota Laura Bloomberg
Dean, The Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
Stacy Bogart, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Winnebago Stacy Bogart
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Winnebago
Mark Brooks, dministrative Manager, Health and Human Services, Hennepin County Mark Brooks
Administrative Manager, Health and Human Services, Hennepin County
Justin Butler, SVP and Consumer Banking Remediation Leader, Wells Fargo Justin Butler
SVP & Consumer Banking Remediation Leader, Wells Fargo
Erick Chi, National Sales Vice President, Securian Erick Chi
National Sales Vice President, Securian
Anu Codaty, Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, Medtronic Anu Codaty
VP and General Manager of Interventional Pain, Medtronic
Derek Cunz, EVP, Mortenson Construction Derek Cunz
EVP, Mortenson Construction
Amy Dahl, VP, Human Resources, Distributor Development and General Counsel, The Toro Company Amy Dahl
VP, Human Resources, Distributor Development and General Counsel, The Toro Company
Lisa Deverell, EVP, Land O'Lakes and President, Animal Nutrition Lisa Deverell
EVP, Land O’Lakes & President, Animal Nutrition
Stephanie Dexter, President, UPS Northern Plains District Stephanie Dexter
President, UPS Northern Plains District
Curtiss DeYoung, CEO, Minnesota Council of Churches Curtiss DeYoung
CEO, Minnesota Council of Churches
Kweilin Ellingrud, Managing Partner, McKinsey and Company Kweilin Ellingrud
Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company
Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou, CEO, Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou
CEO, Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
Joe Gothard, Superintendent, Saint Paul Public Schools Joe Gothard, ED.D.
Superintendent, Saint Paul Public Schools
Jamie Gulley, President, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota Jamie Gulley
President, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota
Cheryl Hadaway, Chief Development Officer and Chair, Department of Development, Mayo Clinic Cheryl Hadaway
Chief Development Officer & Chair, Department of Development, Mayo Clinic
Lynne Harrington, Community Leader Lynne Harrington
Community Leader
Matt Homan, CEO, LDI Matt Homan
CEO, LDI
Mandy Janssen, Community Leader Mandy Janssen
Community Leader
Ray Joncas, Business Unit Director, General Mills Ray Joncas
Business Unit Director, General Mills
Seitu Jones, Artist Seitu Jones
Artist & Community Leader
Eric Kaler, Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, President Emeritus, University of Minnesota Eric Kaler
Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
President Emeritus, University of Minnesota
J.D. Keller, Regional VP, Comcast Cable Corporation – Twin Cities Region J.D. Keller
Regional VP, Comcast Cable Corporation – Twin Cities Region
Matt Kucharski, President, Padilla Matt Kucharski
President, Padilla
John Lindahl, Community Leader John Lindahl
Community Leader
Jessica Looman, Community Leader Jessica Looman
Community Leader
Darin Lynch, Founder and CEO, Irish Titan Darin Lynch
Founder and CEO, Irish Titan
Michael Maeser, SVP and Regional Managing Director, Wells Fargo Michael Maeser
SVP & Regional Managing Director, Wells Fargo
Matt Marsh, Managing Partner, Deloitte Matt Marsh
Managing Partner, Deloitte
Todd Marshall, Community Leader Todd Marshall
Community Leader
Al McFarlane, President and Editor-in-Chief, Insight Newspaper Al McFarlane
President and Editor-in-Chief, Insight Newspaper
Erin Horne McKinney, Founder and CEO, Access Consulting Erin Horne McKinney
Founder & CEO, Access Consulting
Miquel McMoore, Founder and President, kpCompanies Miquel McMoore
Founder & President, kpCompanies
Chris Musso, Community Leader Chris Musso
Community Leader
Kathy Noecker, Retired Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle and Reath LLP Kathy Noecker
Retired Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Ravi Norman, CEO, Norman Global Enterprises Ravi Norman
CEO, Norman Global Enterprises
Chad Poitra, Executive Director, Tiwahe Foundation Chad Poitra
Executive Director, Tiwahe Foundation
John Potter, Consumer Market Deals, P.w.C. John Potter
Consumer Market Deals, PwC
Todd Senger Todd Senger
Market President, BMO Harris Bank
Lisa Shannon, COO, Allina Health Lisa Shannon
COO, Allina Health
Shane Shipman, President, LeJeune Steel Company Shane Shipman
President, LeJeune Steel Company
Beth Simermeyer, EVP, Global Marketing and Communications and Life Sciences, Ecolab Beth Simermeyer
EVP, Global Marketing and Communications and Life Sciences, Ecolab
Carolyn Smallwood, CEO, Way to Grow Carolyn Smallwood
CEO, Way to Grow
Sarah Soong, VP and Treasurer, Xcel Energy Sarah Soong
VP & Treasurer, Xcel Energy
Sharon Kennedy Vickers, CIO, City of St. Paul Sharon Kennedy Vickers
CIO, City of St. Paul
Jerry Will, Vice President, Corporate Development, 3M Jerry Will
VP, Corporate Development, 3M
Asad Zaman, Imam, Muslim American Society of Minnesota Asad Zaman
Imam, Muslim American Society of Minnesota
Otis Zanders, President and CEO, Ujamaa Place Otis Zanders
President & CEO, Ujamaa Place
Troy Zierden, Community Leader Troy Zierden
Community Leader