board of directors

board chair
Laura Day
Executive Vice President, Minnesota Twins - member since 2012
Siyad Abdullahi
President & CEO, The Language Banc - member since 2018
Christine Ackerman
Sleep Number - member since 2020
Rick Bertram
General Manager, Marriott City Center Hotel – Ex Officio
Valerie Bruggeman
AT&T - member since 2020
Joe Cecere
President & Chief Creative Officer, Little & Company - member since 2019
Michael Clark
CSM Corporation - member since 2020
John Conlin
Target - member since 2020
Kerry Cooley Bruggemann
Principal, Michaud Cooley Erickson - member since 2019
Anna Coskran
Principal, Real Estate Services, NTH, Inc. - member since 2016
John Cowles III
Principal, Knudsen | Cowles
Shelly Crowley
Associate Publisher, MSP Communications - member since 2015
Toby Dayton
LinkUp - member since 2020
Peter Diessner
Kraus Anderson - member since 2020
Lynette Dumalag
Senior Associate, JLL - member since 2019
Brent Foerster
Senior Vice President, Destination Sales for Meet Minneapolis - Ex Officio
Erik Forsberg
Overlord/Sole Proprietor, Erik Forsberg Restaurant Group - member since 2017
Tucker Gerrick
Director of Marketing, Fulton Beer - member since 2018
Patricia Grazzini
Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) - member since 2020
Kendall Griffith
Vice President, General Manager, Mortenson - member since 2018
Jennifer Haferbecker
Director of Marketing, HGA Architects and Engineers - member since 2018
Scott Hagan
President, North Central University - member since 2018
Mark Hamel
Partner, Real Estate and Land Use Development Group Head, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP – Ex Officio
Rev. Timothy Hart-Andersen
Senior Pastor and Head of Staff, Westminster Presbyterian Church – Ex Officio
Michael Headrick
District Manager, Minneapolis – Buildings Construction, PCL Construction Services, Inc. - member since 2017
Meike Hengelfelt
Manager, Sales & CIP Marketing, CenterPoint Energy - member since 2017
Steve Herron
Principal, Zeller Realty Group - member since 2018
Ted Johnson
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications; Chief Marketing Officer, Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx - member since 2017
Tom Jollie
Senior Vice President, Padilla - member since 2019
Bill Katter
President, United Properties - member since 2018
Trisha Kirk
Director of Marketing, Guthrie Theater - member since 2018
Shannon Knoepke
Senior Vice President, Market Manager & Director of Sales, Entercom - member since 2016
Deb Kolar
General Manager of Operations, IDS Center - member since 2019
Steve LaCroix
Executive VP, Chief Marketing Officer, Minnesota Vikings - member since 2015
Kevin Lewis
Executive Director, BOMA Greater Minneapolis – Ex Officio
Mike Logan
President, Twin Cities in Motion - member since 2018
Karin Lucas
Senior Vice President & Chief Customer Success Officer, SPS Commerce - member since 2019
Brian Mallaro
Partner, Audit & Enterprise Risk Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP - member since 2012
Jonathan Marks
General Manager, Johnson Controls - member since 2019
John Marshall
Director of Strategic Accounts, Xcel Energy - member since 2017
Tim Marx
President and Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Charities - member since 2016
Joe Miller
TCF Bank - member since 2020
Kimberly Motes
Managing Director, Children's Theatre Company - member since 2015
Ozzie Nelson
Chairman & CEO, NELSON - member since 2017
Mark Nerenhausen
President & CEO, Hennepin Theatre Trust - member since 2017
Dave Norback
President, RSP Architects - member since 2015
Bill O'Keefe
Partner, McKinsey & Company – member since 2018
Nick Pechman
Chief Operating Officer, JB Hudson Jewelers - member since 2016
Todd Peterson
Senior Director, Development, Be The Match Foundation - member since 2016
Robert Pfefferle
Director, Hines Interests - member since 2016
Brian Pietsch
Senior Vice President - Government Affairs and Community Relations, Ameriprise Financial - member since 2010
Ronnie Ragoff
Senior Vice President, Asset Management, Shorenstein Realty Services, LP - member since 2014
Matthew Rauenhorst
Vice President, The Opus Group - member since 2018
Joe Ravens
Region Bank President, Wells Fargo Bank, NA - member since 2017
Mike Ryan
President of North Region, Ryan Companies – Ex Officio
Steven Ryan
Shareholder, Briggs - member since 2018
Mike Salmen
Managing Principal Minneapolis, Transwestern - member since 2017
Michael Schmaltz
Accenture - member since 2020
Tom Schnettler
Managing Director, Merchant Banking, Piper Jaffray - member since 2017
Scott Schnuckle
Senior Vice President of Pharmacy and Business Development, HealthPartners
Tom Schulenberg
Minneapolis Complex Director, RBC Wealth Management
Tracey Scott
Deputy Executive Director, MPHA
Erin Sexton
Division Chair, Government Relations, Mayo Clinic - member since 2015
Ari Silkey
General Manager, Transportation Technology & Executive Lead, Amazon - Technology Development Center - member since 2017
Kirsten Spreck
Chief of Staff to the President, Thrivent Financial - member since 2017
Sarah Strehl
ECMC - member since 2020
Vincent Thomas
Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Minneapolis Community and Technical College - member since 2016
Lica Tomizuka
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath - member since 2020
Phillip Trier
President-Twin Cities Market, U.S. Bank - member since 2014 - Ex Officio
Britt Udesen
Loft Literacy Society - member since 2020
James Vos
Principal, Cresa Minneapolis - member since 2016
Jonathan Weinhagen
President & CEO, Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce – Ex Officio
Jonathan Wendroff
Director of Enterprise Sales, Comcast Corporation - member since 2019
Tom Whitlock
President, Damon Farber Associates – Ex Officio
Steve Yaeger
Star Tribune Media Company - member since 2020