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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 comprised of leaders from throughout the greater Twin Cities committed to building a community where all people thrive regardless of income, race or place.

Officers & Committee Chair

Dorothy Bridges, Community Leader Board Chair

Dorothy Bridges

Community Leader
Board Chair

Jim Zappa, EVP and General Counsel, CHS, Inc. Vice Chair Governance Committee, Chair

Jim Zappa

SVP Legal & Government Affairs, CHS, Inc.
Deputy General Counsel

Karen Richard, SVP & Chief HR Officer, Andersen Corporation Corporate Secretary

Karen Richard

SVP & Chief HR Officer, Andersen Corporation
Corporate Secretary

Chris Coleman, Community Leader Treasurer Finance and Human Capital Committee, Chair

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

Mike O’Leary

Managing Partner, EY
Audit Committee, Chair

Reba Dominski, Chief Social Responsibility Officer and President of U.S. Bank Foundation Advancement Committee, Chair

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 Community Impact Committee, Chair

Kathlene Holmes Campbell

Dean, St. Thomas School of Education
Community Impact Committee, Chair

Erin Dady, CMO, Bremer Bank Communications and Individual Engagement Committee, Chair

Erin Dady

CMO, Bremer Bank
Communications and Individual Engagement Committee, Chair

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

Stacy Bogart, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Winnebago

Stacy Bogart

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Winnebago

Mark Brooks, Administrative Manager, Health and Human Services, Hennepin County

Mark Brooks

Administrative Manager, Health and Human Services, Hennepin County

Justin Butler, SVP & 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, VP and General Manager of Interventional Pain, 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 & President, Animal Nutrition

Lisa Deverell

EVP, Land O’Lakes & President, Animal Nutrition

Curtiss DeYoung, CEO, Minnesota Council of Churches

Curtiss DeYoung

CEO, Minnesota Council of Churches

Kweilin Ellingrud, Managing Partner, McKinsey & 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, ED.D. 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 & Chair, Department of Development, Mayo Clinic

Cheryl Hadaway

CEO, Hadaway Partners, LLC

Lynne Harrington, Community Leader

Lynne Harrington

Community Leader

Matt Homan, CEO, LDI

Matt Homan

Community Leader

Mandy Janssen, Community Leader

Mandy Janssen

Community Leader

Ray Joncas, Business Unit Director, General Mills

Ray Joncas

Vice-President and Business Unit Director for the Bars Business Unit, General Mills

Seitu Jones, Artist & Community Leader

Seitu Jones

Artist & Community Leader

Matt Kucharski, President, Padilla

Matt Kucharski

President, Padilla

John Lindahl, Community Leader

John Lindahl

Community Leader

Darin Lynch, Founder and CEO, Irish Titan

Darin Lynch

Founder and CEO, Irish Titan

Michael Maeser, SVP & 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 & CEO, Access Consulting

Erin Horne McKinney

Founder & CEO, Access Consulting

Miquel McMoore, Founder & President, kpCompanies

Miquel McMoore

Founder & President, kpCompanies

Kathy Noecker, Retired Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & 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

Community Leader

John Potter, Consumer Market Deals, PwC

John Potter

Consumer Market Deals, PwC

Todd Senger, Market President, BMO Harris Bank

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

Sharon Kennedy Vickers, CIO, City of St. Paul

Sharon Kennedy Vickers

CIO, City of St. Paul

Jerry Will, VP, 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 & CEO, Ujamaa Place

Otis Zanders

President & CEO, Ujamaa Place

Troy Zierden, Community Leader

Troy Zierden

CIO, Ryan Companies