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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, Ex Officio
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
SVP, General Counsel and Secretary, Winnebago Industries

Ray Joncas, VP/Business Unit Director, General Mills

Ray Joncas

Marketing & Communications Committee Chair
VP/Business Unit Director, General Mills

Matt Marsh, Managing Partner, Deloitte

Matt Marsh

Audit Committee Chair
Managing Partner, Deloitte

Chris Dolan, Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Chris Dolan

Community Impact Chair
Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Cheryl Hadaway, Chief Development Officer & Chair, Department of Development, Mayo Clinic

Cheryl Hadaway

Advancement Chair
CEO, Hadaway Partners, LLC

Members

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

Shirley Boyd, Community Leader

Shirley Boyd

Community Leader

Collin Brinkman, Managing Director - Midwest Technology Leader, Accenture

Collin Brinkman

Managing Director – Midwest Technology Leader, Accenture

Suzanne Fuller Burks

Suzanne Fuller Burks

Executive Director, Phyllis Wheatley Community Center

Justin Butler, SVP & Consumer Control Management, Wells Fargo

Justin Butler

Chief Risk Officer, Bremer Bank

Pam Cannon

Pam Cannon

VP Chief People Officer, Meda

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

Community Leader

Patricia Correa

Patricia Correa

SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Xcel Energy

Derek Cunz, Executive Vice President, Mortenson Construction

Derek Cunz

President, Mortenson Construction

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

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

Amy Dahl

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

Latanya Daniels

Latanya Daniels

Assistant Superintendent, Richfield Public Schools

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

Lisa Deverell

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

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

Diego Arias Garcia

Diego Arias Garcia

Global Quality Director – Industrial and Adhesive Tape Division, 3M

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

Community Leader

Kalyn Hove, Regional Senior Vice President, Comcast

Kalyn Hove

Regional Senior Vice President, Comcast

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

SVP, 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

National Executive Director, Howard University & PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship

Ina Murray

Ina Murray

Region Bank Executive – Central Region, Wells Fargo

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

Karin Nelsen

EVP & Chief Legal Officer, Minnesota Vikings Football, LLC

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

Mike O’Leary

Audit Committee Chair
Managing Partner, EY LLC

Kera Peterson

Kera Peterson

President, St. Paul Regional Labor Federation

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

Lauri Roberts

Lauri Roberts

President, Wipfli

Dan Rodriguez

Dan Rodriguez

Executive Director, Merrick Community Services

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

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

Beth Simermeyer

Community Leader

Luchelle Stevens

Luchelle Stevens

Community Leader

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

Sharon Kennedy Vickers

CEO, Software for Good

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

Kelli Williams

CEO, The Brand Lab

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

Kweilin Ellingrud, Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company

Kweilin Ellingrud

Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company

Shane Shipman, CEO, LeJeune Steel Company

Shane Shipman

CEO, LeJeune Steel Company