Board of Directors

Tom Arata
Board Chair
Vice President – Global Technology Platforms, Ecolab
Board Member Since 2013

Christine Esckilsen
Board Vice Chair
Head of Human Capital
Piper Jaffray & Co.
Board Member Since 2016

Timothy E. Marx
President & CEO
Catholic Charities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Board Member Since 2011 (non-voting)

Ellen L. Abeln, MD
Medical Director
Suburban Radiologic Consultants
Board Member Since 2012

Jane McDonald Black
Community Volunteer
Board Member Since 2012

Timothy M. Connelly
Principal
The Law Office of Tim Connelly, PLLC
Board Member Since 2012

Steve Cramer
President and CEO
Minneapolis Downtown Council and
Downtown Improvement District
Board Member Since 2016

Kathleen Erickson DiGiorno
Senior Legal Director
Medtronic
Board Member Since 2016

Terrance R. Dolan
Chief Financial Officer
U.S. Bancorp
Board Member Since 2012

Frank J. Dutke
Retired CEO
United Properties
Board Member Since 2016

Julie Heyroth Gasper
Financial Consultant
Self-employed, semi-retired
Board Member Since 2014

Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda
Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Non-voting member Since 2016

Pahoua Hoffman
Director of Policy
Citizen’s League
Board Member Since 2017

Bettina Hoye
President
NTH
Board Member Since 2014

Thomas M. Hubler
President
Hubler for Business Families, Inc.
Board Member Since 2012

John Knapp
Shareholder
Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Board Member Since 2013

Rev. Charles V. Lachowitzer
Vicar General/ Moderator of the Curia
Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis
Ex Officio Board Member Since 2014

Nekima Levy-Pounds
President
Civil Rights Attorney
Board Member Since 2014

Tom Mahowald
Retired Corporate Executive
UCare
Board Member Since 2014

Richard M. Martinez
Partner
Jones Day
Board Member Since 2012

James McClean
Director of Care Delivery Government Relations
HealthPartners
Board Member Since 2016

Barb Melsen
Community Volunteer
Board Member Since 2016

Christine L. Meuers
Retired Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo & Company
Board Member Since 2015

Teresa Mogensen
Vice President, Transmission
Xcel Energy
Board Member Since 2013

Margaret Murphy
CEO
1665 Partners
Board Member Since 2013

Tom Murray
Chief Operating Officer
United Healthcare Global
Board Member Since 2017

Michael Nash
Retired Corporate Executive
3M
Board Member Since 2015

C. Steve Noble
Principal
McKinsey & Company
Board Member Since 2015

Marie C. Pillai
VP, Chief Investment Officer
General Mills
Board Member Since 2012

T. Mychael Rambo
Theatre Professional and Educator
Board Member Since 2017

David A. Seidel
Executive Vice President
Allied Solutions, a member company of Securian Financial Group
Board Member Since 2015

Mark Stenglein
Alatus, LLC
Development Coordinator
Board Member Since 2013

Julie Sullivan
President
University of St. Thomas
Board Member Since 2017

Bob Tift
Educational Leadership Consultant
Partners in Mission
Board Member Since 2014

Noelle Turner
Owner
NPT Design
Board Member Since 2012

J. Thomas Vitt
Partner
Jones Day
Board Member Since 2017

Michael Wilczynski
Assistant Vice President, Tax and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
Cargill Incorporated
Board Member Since 2016

Mike Zumwinkle
Senior Program Officer
Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
Board Member Since 2017

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