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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

Jim Zappa, Senior Vice President Legal and Government Affairs, Deputy General Counsel, CHS Inc., Chair

Jim Zappa

Chair
Senior Vice President Legal and Government Affairs, Deputy General Counsel, CHS Inc.

Al McFarlane, President and Editor-in-Chief, Insight Newspaper

Al McFarlane

Vice-Chair
President and Editor-in-Chief, Insight Newspaper

Troy Zierden, Community Leader

Troy Zierden

Treasurer & Finance and Human Capital Chair
CIO, Ryan Companies

Miquel McMoore, Founder & President, kpCompanies

Miquel McMoore

Secretary
Founder & President, kpCompanies

Stacy Bogart, SVP, General Counsel, Secretary & Corporate Responsibility, Winnebago Industries

Stacy Bogart

Governance Committee Chair
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Winnebago Industries

Erin Dady, Chief Marketing & Public Relations Officer, Bremer Bank, Communications and Individual Engagement Committee, Chair

Erin Dady

Communications & Individual Engagement Committee Chair
Chief Marketing & Public Relations Officer, Bremer Bank

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

Reba Dominski

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

Mike O'Leary, Managing Partner, EY LLP, Audit Committee, Chair

Mike O’Leary

Audit Committee Chair
Managing Partner, EY LLC

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

Kathlene Holmes Campbell

Community Impact Chair
Dean, St. Thomas School of Education

Members

Amal Abdalla, President and CEO, Somali Success School

Amal Abdalla

President and CEO, Somali Success School

Partner & COO, Norwest Equity Partners

Brian Allingham

Partner & COO, Norwest Equity Partners

Lamar Anderson, SVP & General Manager, Andersen Corporation

Lamar Anderson

SVP & General Manager, Andersen Corporation

Dorothy Bridges, Community Leader Board Chair

Dorothy Bridges

Ex Officio
Community Leader

Collin Brinkman, Managing Director - Midwest Technology Leader, Accenture

Collin Brinkman

Managing Director – Midwest Technology Leader, Accenture

Justin Butler, SVP & Consumer Control Management, Wells Fargo

Justin Butler

SVP & Consumer Control Management, Wells Fargo

Erick Chi, National Sales Vice President, Life Insurance Distribution, Securian

Erick Chi

National Sales Vice President, Life Insurance Distribution, Securian

Anu Codaty, VP and General Manager of Interventional Pain, Medtronic

Anu Codaty

VP and General Manager of Interventional Pain, Medtronic

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

Chris Coleman

Community Leader

Derek Cunz, Executive Vice President, Mortenson Construction

Derek Cunz

Executive Vice President, Mortenson Construction

Amy Dahl, Vice President, Human Resources & General Counsel, The Toro Company

Amy Dahl

Vice President, Human Resources & General Counsel, The Toro Company

Lisa Deverell, President, Purina Animal Nutrition & EVP, Animal Nutrition, Land O’Lakes

Lisa Deverell

President, Purina Animal Nutrition & EVP, Animal Nutrition, Land O’Lakes

Chris Dolan, Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Chris Dolan

Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Kweilin Ellingrud, Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company

Kweilin Ellingrud

Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company

Kiera Fernandez, SVP Human Resources and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Target

Kiera Fernandez

SVP Human Resources and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Target

Peter Frosch, President & CEO, GREATER MSP

Peter Frosch

President & CEO, GREATER MSP

Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou, President, Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou

President, Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

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

Robin Hickman-Winfield, CEO and Executive Producer of SoulTouch Productions

Robin Hickman-Winfield

CEO and Executive Producer of SoulTouch Productions

Karen Himle, SVP Corporate and Government Affairs, Thrivent

Karen Himle

SVP Corporate and Government Affairs, Thrivent

Matt Homan, CEO, Premier Marine

Matt Homan

CEO, Premier Marine

Kalyn Hove, Regional Senior Vice President, Comcast

Kalyn Hove

Regional Senior Vice President, Comcast

Ray Joncas, VP/Business Unit Director, General Mills

Ray Joncas

VP/Business Unit Director, General Mills

Seitu Jones, Artist, Community Leader

Seitu Jones

Artist, Community Leader

Pam Kermisch, Chief Customer Growth Officer, Polaris

Pam Kermisch

Chief Customer Growth Officer, Polaris

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

Mike Maeser, Senior Vice President, Private Bank Area Executive, Huntington Bank

Michael Maeser

Senior Vice President, Private Bank Area Executive, Huntington Bank

Matt Marsh, Managing Partner, Deloitte

Matt Marsh

Managing Partner, Deloitte

Todd Marshall, Community Leader

Todd Marshall

Community Leader

Erin Horne McKinney, EVP, Innovation & Strategy, Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Erin Horne McKinney

EVP, Innovation & Strategy, Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Karin Nelsen, EVP & Chief Legal Officer, Minnesota Vikings Football, LLC

Karin Nelsen

EVP & Chief Legal Officer, Minnesota Vikings Football, LLC

Chad Poitra, President & CEO, InnoNative Consulting Group

Chad Poitra

President & CEO, InnoNative Consulting Group

John Potter, US Deals Sector Leader, PwC

John Potter

US Deals Sector Leader, PwC

Lisa Shannon, President & CEO, Allina Health

Lisa Shannon

President & CEO, Allina Health

Summra Shariff, Executive Director, Twin Cities Diversity in Practice

Summra Shariff

Executive Director, Twin Cities Diversity in Practice

Fern Shaw, President, Northern Plains, UPS

Fern Shaw

President, Northern Plains, UPS

Shane Shipman, CEO, LeJeune Steel Company

Shane Shipman

CEO, LeJeune Steel Company

Beth Simermeyer, EVP & President, Global Healthcare, Life Sciences and Hand Care, Ecolab

Beth Simermeyer

EVP & President, Global Healthcare, Life Sciences and Hand Care, Ecolab

Carolyn Smallwood, CEO, Way to Grow

Carolyn Smallwood

CEO, Way to Grow

Sharon Kennedy Vickers, CIO - Office of Technology & Communications, City of St. Paul

Sharon Kennedy Vickers

CIO – Office of Technology & Communications, City of St. Paul

Jerry Will, SVP, Corporate Development, 3M

Jerry Will

SVP, Corporate Development, 3M

Kelli Williams, Founder/Co-founder, Williams Brand Consulting & 40 Acres Investments

Kelli Williams

Founder/Co-founder, Williams Brand Consulting & 40 Acres Investments

Nicole Woodhouse, Community Leader

Nicole Woodhouse

Community Leader

Asad Zaman Imam, Executive Director, Muslim American Society of Minnesota

Asad Zaman

Executive Director, Muslim American Society of Minnesota

Otis Zanders, President & CEO, Ujamaa Place

Otis Zanders

President & CEO, Ujamaa Place