Board of Directors

2017-2018

Darrin Ahrens
Slalom Consulting

Richard Barnes, Vice-Chair
Retired, International Decision Systems

Heidi Benedict
Xcel Energy

Brenda Boehler
Bellacor

Hugh Cherne
Best Buy Corporation

Margaret Dalton
Stoel Rives

Bryan Ebensteiner, Treasurer
Retired, United Health Group Global

Roger Green
Retired, HealthEast Care Systems

Jake Hamlin
Cenex Harvest States

Barry Hofer
Formerly OptumInsight

Bobby Jensen
Grow with KARE

Rebecca Lawrence
Piper Jaffray

Thomas R. Marek
Fox Rothschild

Beth McCartan
Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc.

Kathy McCuskey
Yamamoto

Patti O’Leary,  Chair
Navigate Forward

Todd Rhoades
Cermak Rhoades Architects.

Shane Shipman
LeJeune Steel

Chris Smith
Ecolab

Nicole Strait
Norwest Equity Partners

Tom Tessman
Communicus

Reed Watson
Bix Produce

Megan Wolle
Land O’Lakes

Members emeriti

Ellen Brown
Independent Consultant

Joe Kingman
Retired, The Saint Paul Foundation

Jonathan Wilmshurst
Superior Minerals Company