Board of Directors

Jane McDonald Black
Board Chair 2019-2020
Community Volunteer
Board Member Since 2012

Tom Arata
Board Vice Chair 2019
Vice President – Global Technology Platforms, Ecolab
Board Member Since 2013

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

Nick Alfano
EVP and General Manager, Global Food and Beverage
Ecolab, Inc.
Board Member Since: 2019

Keith W. Anderson
Chief Financial Officer
American Well
Board Member Since 2018

Heather Anfang
Vice President Ebusiness
Land O’ Lakes
Board Member Since 2018

Desirae Butler
Director of Compliance & Risk Management
Norwest Equity Partners
Board Member Since: 2019

Dr. Duane Carter
Senior Vice President
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Board Member Since 2018

Greg Chamberlain
Regional Vice President
Xcel Energy
Board Member Since: 2019

Kris Cotrone
Vice President, Human Resources
General Mills
Board Member Since 2018

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

Kathleen Erickson DiGiorno
Senior Legal Director, Litigation & Admin.
Medtronic
Board Member Since 2016

Joseph P. Donnelly
Division Global Laboratory Operations Leader
Medical Solutions Division, 3M
Board Member Since 2018

Frank J. Dutke
Retired Corporate Executive, Community Volunteer
Board Member Since 2016

Christine Esckilsen
Chief Human Capital Officer
Piper Jaffray & Co.
Board Member Since 2016

Julie Heyroth Gasper
Retired Financial Executive
Board Member Since 2014

Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda
Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Board Member Since 2016 (non-voting)

Pahoua Hoffman
Executive Director
Citizen’s League
Board Member Since 2017

Bettina Hoye
President
NTH
Board Member Since 2014

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

Ann Lenczewski
Government Relations
Lockridge Grindal Nauen
Board Member Since: 2019

Tom Mahowald
Retired Healthcare Executive
UCare
Board Member Since 2014

James McClean
Government Relations Director
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

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

Michael Nash
Retired Associate General Counsel
3M
Board Member Since 2015

Dr. Vanjelis Ngwa
Owner/Founder
CollisaGroup
Board Member Since: 2019

Steve Noble
Partner
McKinsey & Company
Board Member Since 2015

Amanda Norman
Vice President
Thor Companies
Board Member Since 2018

T. Mychael Rambo
Founder and CEO
Lion’s Share Productions
Board Member Since 2017

Jodi Richard
Vice Chariman and Chief Risk Officer
U.S. Bank
Board Member Since 2018

David A. Seidel
President
Canadian Premier Life (a Securian company)
Board Member Since 2015

Jamez Staples
CEO
Renewable Energy Partners
Board Member Since: 2019

Steven Stenbeck
Partner
Ernst & Young
Board Member Since 2018

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

Bob Tift
Partner
Partners in Mission
Board Member Since 2014

J. Thomas Vitt
Partner
Jones Day
Board Member Since 2017

Dan Weiler
Exec. Vice President Financial Institutions Group
Wells Fargo Corporate Banking
Board Member Since: 2019

Steven Wells
Partner
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Board Member Since 2018

Michael Wilczynski
Assistant VP, Tax and EMEA General Tax Counsel
Cargill Incorporated
Board Member Since 2016

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

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