A.J. Graves Koewler
Sr. Relationship Officer, Engagement & Innovation Lead
Inspiration: “No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.” — Aesop
What working in this community means to me: “To me, working in the community means making a difference and improving the quality life for people every day.”
A.J. is responsible for year-round relationship management with United Way’s top corporate partners. She oversees giving, sponsorships, volunteerism and employee engagement. A.J. connects the mission and passion of her companies to the important work of Greater Twin Cities United Way.
Prior to joining the team at United Way, A.J. worked at Land O’Lakes, Inc. for 8 years, serving in the community relations and foundation department. She received her bachelor’s degree from the College of Saint Benedict. A.J.’s internship and first job was with United Way of Central Minnesota.
A.J. and her husband, Nick, live in Blaine. She enjoys cooking, spending time with her family and friends, and taking her Newfoundland dog for long walks.