Board of Directors

2016-2017 Members

(view Advisory Board members here)

Chair: Craig A. Gordon, RBC Correspondent & Advisor Services, Chief of Strategic Development
First Vice-Chair: Pete Godich, Deluxe Corporation, Senior Vice President, Fulfillment
Secretary: Patrick Pazderka, Fox Rothschild LLP, Partner
Treasurer:Tony Szczepaniak, Moore Stephens North America, Inc., CEO

Sal Abbate, Andersen Windows & Doors, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Rotolu Adebiyi, Brightpeak Financial, Chief Legal Officer
Pam Stegora Axberg, Optum, Senior Vice President
Paul Badger, Travelers, Director of Financial Analysis
Douglas Benner, KleinBank, Market President
Eric Black, Cargill, Inc., Fermentation Commercial Manager
Toby Broberg, Delta Air Lines, Vice President – Airport Operations
Kelly Bretz
Tina Burbach, Accenture, Managing Director Health & Public Service
Denise Byers
Butch Cavello, Best Buy, Vice President Operations and Services
Heidi Christopherson, Securian Financial Group, Director, Marketing & Digital Systems and IT Shared Services
Rose Chu, Metropolitan State University, Interm Dean, School of Urban Education
Marilyn Dahl,  retired, Wells Fargo, Regional President (Emeritus)
Kevin DiLorenzo,  Barrie, D’Rozario, DiLorenzo, President and Director of Client Services
Michael Duffy, retired, DST Market Services, LLC, Partner
Kent Engler, TCF Bank, Director of Retail Banking
Thomas Fafinski, Virtus Law PLLC, Attorney/Partner
Kurt Fasen, Voya Financial, Senior Vice President/Head of Marketing & Sales Support
Robin Galloway, The Schwan Food Company, CFO
Donald Garretson, retired, 3M, CFO (Emeritus)
James R. Giertz, H.B. Fuller Company, Chief Financial Officer
Terry Gilberstadt, Horton Holding, Inc., Corporate Secretary
Rob Goggins,  Great Clips, Inc., Chief Operations Officer
Tim Grafe, Donaldson Company, Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Development
Nick Granowski, Continuous Improvement Team, Fraud Operations Manager
Ronald P. Hafner, Wipfli LLP, Partner
John Hajostek, Forum Communications Company, CFO/Vice President of Finance
David Hakensen, Fleishman Hillard, Senior Vice President
Bruce Hanson, RR Donnelley, Senior Vice President – Enterprise Healthcare
Tom Hoff, SW/WC Service Cooperatives, Project Coordinator
Tom Holman, Morning Foundation, Founder and Director
Dan Hoverman, retired, Mounds View Public Schools, Superintendent
Janet Johanson,  BevSource, Co-Founder and Co-Owner
Al Johnson, Cargill
Paul Johnson, Xcel Energy, Vice President, Investor Relations & Financial Management
Shane L. Johnson, Bremer Bank, Southwest Minnesota Region CEO
Edward M. Kadletz, Wells Fargo, Executive Vice President
Kathie Karls, 3M, Director Workforce Planning Human Resources
Jeff Kerr, U.S. Bank, Executive Vice President
Michael Keller, Federated Insurance Company, Senior VP – Director of Finance
Paul Koch, UBS Financial Services, Senior Vice President
Jan Kruchoski, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Managing Principal
Eric Laughlin, Thomson Reuters, Managing Director
Stefanie Lenway, University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business, Dean and Opus Distinguished Chair 
Joy Linsday, Liberty Diversified International, Inc., Vice President Human Resources 
Korwin Lockie, Bremer Bank, Senior Vice President
Julie A. Loughrey, Ecolab, Divisional General Counsel
John Lund
Lane Mansell, AT&T, Vice President and General Manager MN/Northern Plains
Phil Miller, Carlson School of Management, Assistant Dean
Tamie Minami, 3M, Vice President, Latin America
Matthew Mohs, Saint Thomas Academy, Headmaster, Administrator
Thomas E. Montminy, PwC, Minneapolis Market Managing Partner
Tammy Moon, U.S. Trust, Senior Vice President Private Client Manager
Anne Mootz, EY, Audit Partner
Michael V. Nelson, RSM US, LLP, Minneapolis Office Managing Partner
Kent Pekel, Search Institute, President & CEO
Brian Peterson, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Senior Vice President
Barb Renner, Deloitte Tax LLP, Partner
Abe Rezai, H.B. Fuller, Vice President, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
Michael Roos, retired, KPMG, LLP, Partner, Tax
Troy Rossow, BMO Harris, Vice President/ Relationship Manager, Investments
Cecilia Saddler, Minneapolis Public Schools, Associate Superintendent
Elizabeth Sanberg, Pentair, Corporate Counsel
Hugh K. Schilling, Horton Holding, Inc., Chairman & CEO (Emeritus)
Terri Soutor, FastBridge Learning, CEO
Steven D. Steen, TruStone Financial, Chief Business Officer
Scott Stein, KPMG LLP, Partner
Ryan Thomas, Mercer, Partner
Shane Waslaski, Intelligent InSites, Inc., President and CEO
Paul S. Williams,  Synchrony Financial, Vice President of Finance