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Board of Directors

Officers

  • Joseph T. Green*, Chair | General Counsel and Executive Vice President – TCF Financial Corporation
  • Jerome D. Hamilton, Jr.*, Vice Chair | COO, Warecorp
  • Nancy E. Lindahl*, Vice Chair | Co-owner and Founder – Creative Strategies Plus, Inc.
  • Kita McVay*, Vice Chair | Director and Officer – Minnwest Corporation
  • Timothy Welsh*, Vice Chair | Vice Chairman of Consumer and Business Banking – U.S. Bank
  • William P. Miller*, Treasurer | Partner – Ernst & Young LLP
  • Karen Hsiao Ashe, M.D., Ph.D.*, Secretary | Professor – University of Minnesota Department of Neurology
  • Margaret A. Bracken*, Immediate Past Chair | Former Vice President and Project Manager – Brighton Development Corporation
  • Michelle Miller Burns*, President and CEO, Minnesota Orchestra

Life Directors

  • Kathy Cunningham* | Vice President – Charles & Kathryn Cunningham Family Foundation
  • Luella G. Goldberg* | Former Acting President, Wellesley College
  • Paul D. Grangaard | Chairman and CEO – Faribault Woolen Mill Co.
  • Nancy E. Lindahl | Co-owner & Founder – Creative Strategies Plus, Inc.
  • Ronald E. Lund | Retired Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary – AGA Medical Holdings, Inc.
  • Warren E. Mack | Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
  • Betty Myers | Myers Foundation, Inc.
  • Marilyn Carlson Nelson* | Chair – Inspire Medical Systems
  • Gordon M. Sprenger | Retired CEO, Allina Health System, Inc.

Directors Emeriti

  • Margaret D. Ankeny | Former President – Young People’s Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA)
  • Karen Baker | Former Owner – Arts and Custom Publishing
  • Mari Carlson | Director of Development – Mount Olivet Lutheran Church
  • Andrew Czajkowski | Retired CEO – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Jack W. Eugster | Retired CEO, President and Chairman of Musicland Group
  • Jane P. Gregerson | Community Volunteer
  • Beverly Grossman | CEO – N. Bud and Beverly Grossman Foundation
  • Karen H. Hubbard | Executive Director – The Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation
  • Harvey B. Mackay | Chairman – MackayMitchell Envelope Company
  • Maxine Houghton Wallin | Director – The Wallin Foundation

Directors

  • Darren Acheson | Managing Director – Mill City Capital
  • Emily Backstrom | Vice President, Finance – General Mills
  • Douglas M. Baker, Jr.* | Chairman of the Board – Ecolab Inc.
  • Rochelle Blease | CEO,Breakthrough Growth, LLC
  • Sarah Brew | Partner – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
  • Barbara Burwell| President – Burwell Family Foundation, Burwell Enterprises
  • Roma Calatayud-Stocks* | Author, Composer, Producer – Palladian Music, Inc. and Arts Education
  • E. Tim Carl | CEO and Design Principal – HGA Architects and Engineers
  • Evan Carruthers* | Managing Partner – Castlelake
  • Yvonne Cheek, Ph.D. | President – Millennium Consulting Group
  • Y. Ralph Chu, M.D. | Founder and Medical Director – Chu Vision Institute
  • Mark D. Copman* | Vice President of Stationary & Office Supplies – 3M Company
  • John W. Dayton | Retired
  • Paula DeCosse | Community Volunteer
  • Jonathan Eisenberg* | Retired Vice President and Chief Counsel - Medtronic
  • John F. Farrell, Jr. | Chairman and CEO – Haskell’s
  • W. Anders Folk | First Assistant U.S. Attorney – U.S. Department of Justice
  • Betsy Frost* | Chief Marketing Officer – DRY Soda
  • Tim Geoffrion | Private Equity Investor
  • Barbara Gold, M.D., M.S.  | Professor– University of Minnesota School of Medicine
  • Laurie Hodder Greeno* | Retired Sales and Marketing Vice President – General Mills
  • Maurice Holloman* | President – thehollomangroup, LLC
  • Jay V. Ihlenfeld* | Retired Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific – 3M
  • Philip Isaacson | Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer – Nonin Medical Inc.
  • Mariellen Jacobson | President – Young People’s Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA)
  • Kathy Junek | Retired Public Defender
  • Kate T. Kelly | Regional President – Minnesota – PNC Bank Financial Services Group
  • Lloyd Kepple* | Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Michael Kim, D.M.A. | Director and Professor, School of Music – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  • Mary G. Lawrence, M.D.* | Retired Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Allen U. Lenzmeier | Retired Best Buy executive
  • Eric Levinson | Assistant Chief IP Counsel – 3M
  • Michael A. Lindsay* | Partner – Dorsey and Whitney LLP
  • Martin R. Lueck* | Chief Operating Officer – Delta Capital Partners Management LLC
  • Patrick G. Mahoney* | Partner and Managing Director – Cresset Capital
  • Anne W. Miller* | Trustee Emerita – The College of St. Catherine
  • Leni Moore | Community Volunteer
  • Miluska Novota | Attorney – Hortensia PLLC
  • Lisa Paradis | Retired Physician
  • Mary Ella Pratte | President – FRIENDS of the Minnesota Orchestra
  • Michael M. Roos | Retired – KPMG LLP
  • Robert Spong | Retired Vice President and Financial Advisor – Piper Jaffray
  • Mary Sumners | Regional President, Northern Region – Wells Fargo Advisors LLC
  • Brian Tilzer* | Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Best Buy
  • Erik van Kuijk , M.D., Ph.D. | Professor and Department Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences – University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Laysha Ward | Executive Vice President and Chief External Engagement Officer, Target
  • James Watkins, Jr.* | Co-Founder and Managing Director - Sociable Cider Werks
  • John Wilgers | President and CEO – Greater Twin Cities United Way
  • Aks Zaheer | Professor and Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Strategic Management, Carlson School of Management – University of Minnesota

* denotes membe\rship on Executive Committee