Board of Directors

2020-2021 Members

(view Advisory Board members here)

Chair: Jan Kruchoski, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Managing Principal
Secretary: Patrick Pazderka, Fox Rothschild LLP, Partner
Treasurer:Ronald P. Hafner, Wipfli LLP, Partner

Rotolu Adebiyi, Brightpeak Financial, Senior Counsel
Paul Badger, Travelers, Director of Financial Analysis
Ling Becker, Ramsey County, Director of Workforce Solutions
Amy Brachio, EY, Partner, Global Business Consulting
Heidi R. Christopherson, Securian Financial Group, Director
Joe Chow, Bremer Bank,Director, Specialized Business Solutions
Rose Chu, Minnesota Education Equity Partnership, Senior Policy Fellow
Dee Conrad, TCF Bank, MN/SC State Retail Director
Bruce Corrie, Concordia University, Associate Vice President
Ryan Craig, UnitedHealthcare,  Chief Talent Officer, Human Capital
Kevin DiLorenzo,  Rise and Shine and Partners, President
Michael Duffy, retired, DST Market Services, LLC, Partner
James R. Giertz, retired, H.B. Fuller, Chief Financial Officer (Emeritus)
Terry Gilberstadt, Horton Holding, Inc., Corporate Secretary
Pete Godich, Deluxe Corporation, Senior Vice President, Fulfillment
Rob Goggins,  Great Clips, Inc., Chief Operations Officer
Tim Grafe, Donaldson Company, Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Development
Robert Grubka, Voya Financial, President of Employee Benefits
Jenny Guldseth, Allianz Life Insurance Company, Chief Human Resource Officer
David Hakensen, H Co. LLC
Tom Hoff, SW/WC Service Cooperatives, Project Coordinator
Tom Holman, Morning Foundation, Founder and Director
Janet Johanson,  BevSource, President
Paul Johnson, Xcel Energy, Vice President, Investor Relations & Financial Management
Shane Johnson, Bremer Bank, Southwest Minnesota Region CEO
Edward M. Kadletz, Wells Fargo, Executive Vice President, Head of Deposits Group
Phil Krump, BMO Harris Bank, Managing Director and Head of Strategic Growth & Operations
Jed Larkin, 3M, Vice President of Tax & Real Estate
Saida Lesov, KPMG Partner, Tax
Julie A. Loughrey, Ecolab, Divisional General Counsel
Steve Mayle, General Mills, Vice-President U.S. Grocery
Phil Miller, Carlson School of Management, Assistant Dean
Anne Mootz, EY, Audit Partner
Michael Muratore, Piper SandlerDirector
Bill O’Keefe, McKinsey & Company, Partner
Paula Palmer, Minnesota Department of Education, Director of Career and College Success Department
Brian Peterson, TruChoice Financial Group, LLC, President & CEO
Rohit Prabhakar, Thomson Reuters, Vice President
Julie Rethemeier, Federated Insurance Company, VP, Director of Public Affairs
Michael Roos, retired, KPMG, LLP, Partner, Tax
Cecilia Saddler, Minneapolis Public Schools, Associate Superintendent
Chris Samson, Best Buy, Vice President, Treasurer
Elizabeth Sanberg, Pentair, Corporate Counsel
Lisa Sayles-Adams, Independent School District 622, Assistant Superintendent
Martin Scanlon, ECMC Group, Chief Financial Officer
Marcel Smits, Cargill, Inc., Chairman and CEO of Asia Pacific
Terri Soutor, FastBridge Learning, CEO
Steven D. Steen, TruStone Financial, Chief Business Officer
Alyse Stofer, Medtronic, Program Director in the Mechanical Circulatory Support
Beth Thiebault, Deloitte Consulting’s Human Capital, Principal
Ryan Thomas, Mercer, Partner
Brett Thorne, RBC Correspondent Services and RBC Advisor Services, Head
Phillip R. Trier, U.S. Bank, Twin Cities Market President
Nathan Weaver, H. B. Fuller, Vice-President of Human Resources and Communications
Kreg Weigand, KPMG LLP, Partner
Brian West, AT&T Mobility & Entertainment, AVP – Northern Plains
Dr. Denise Williams, Metro State University, Associate Professor
Jamie Woell, RSM US LLP, Minneapolis Office Managing Partner
Xiao Zhang, Liberty Diversified International, Vice President Strategic Planning