Board of Directors

2017-2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jennifer Anderson
Director of Foundations & Community Affairs
Deluxe Corporation Foundation

Andrew Auvinen
Fixed Income Investment Analyst
Travelers

Patricia Avery
Professor, Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
College of Education and Human Development
University of Minnesota

David M. Benning
Financial Advisor
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

Tim Bodin, CO-CHAIR
Formerly, Economist
Cargill, Inc.

John Bohan
Retired Officer
Pillsbury Company

Ross Bowen
Team Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch

Nate Boyer
VP of Finance
Think Mutual Bank

David Brandmire
Vice President Sr. Fixed Income Analyst
Wells Fargo Wealth Management

Kelly Bretz
Principal
Mercer

Arland Brusven
Principal
Longship Advisers, LLC

V.V. Chari
Professor, Department of Economics
University of Minnesota

Gregory W. Drehmel
Chief of Credit and Risk Management
Minnwest Bank

Steve Gathje
Senior Vice President & Chief Actuary
Ameriprise Financial

Jim Gresham
Account Director
The Lacek Group

Eric Hauth
Director, Communications and Education
Minnesota Bankers Association

Todd Hedtke
Chief Investment Officer & Senior Vice President
Allianz Investment Management

Camilla Hempleman
Financial Representative
COUNTRY Financial

Frances Homans
Head, Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota

John Hulbert
Vice President, Investor Relations
Target

Beth Johnson, TREASURER
Audit Manager
Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Kari A. Johnson
Managing Director
O'Brien-Staley Partners

Anne Knapp
Formerly
GMAC ResCap

Lori Koutsky, SECRETARY
Manager, Community Relations & The Foundation
Securian Financial Group

Nancy Krenner
Teacher
Red Rock Elementary

Donald Liu
Executive Director
Minnesota Council on Economic Education

Susanne Lynch
Finance Manager – Training Specialist
Finance – Training & Recruiting
3M

Tobias C. (Toby) Madden
Economist
Power Parametrics

Yan P. Martinez
Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
CHS Inc.

Nona Mason
Retired
University of St. Thomas

Peter Mitchelson
Retired Officer
Sit Investment Associates, Inc.

Michael A. Mulder
Executive Vice President/CEO
Farmers State Bank of Trimont

Tom Nicoski
Vice President, Wealth Solutions Group
RBC Wealth Management

Agapitos Papagapitos
Director, Center for Economic Education
University of St. Thomas

Sara Paul
Assistant Superintendent
White Bear Lake Area Schools

Andrew Petz
Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquistions
General Mills

Michael R. Rahm
V.P. - Market & Economic Analysis
The Mosaic Company

Erik C. Randall
Officer, Sr. Credit Quantitative Analyst
TCF Bank

Bob Rinek
Managing Director - Merchant Banking
Piper Jaffray

Martha Rush
Educator
Mounds View High School

Ahmed M. Samaha
Director, Corporate Finance
Ameriprise Financial

James (Jim) Ullyot
Founder and Chair
Creative Communications, Inc.

Blaine Verdoorn
Marketing Manager for Experimental Design and Development
Andersen Corporation

Mary Jo Wall
Assistant Commissioner, Division of Financial Institutions
Minnesota Department of Commerce

Tom Wegner
Director of Economics and Dairy Policy
Land O’Lakes, Inc.

EMERITI

Sherwood Berg – Retired, Former Dean, College of Agriculture and Former Head, Dept. of Agricultural Economics, University of Minnesota

Richard H. Berge –Berge Education Management & Consulting

Paul G. Christ – Retired Officer, Land O'Lakes, Inc.

J.O. Cox – Retired, Former V.P. and Treasurer, NSP

William Gardner – Retired, University of Minnesota

Howard Guthmann – Of Counsel, Wilkerson, Guthmann & Johnson

James Hammill – Retired Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Jim Hield – Retired Officer, Cargill

James Houck – Former Head, Dept. of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota

Barbara Kaufmann – Manager, Educ. Contrib.–Comm. Affairs, 3M Foundation

Kathryn (Kae) Lovaas – Formerly, St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins.

Cheryl M. Mills – Plant Controller, RR Donnelley

Julie Olson – Retired Officer, Virchow, Krause & Company

Claudia Parliament– Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota

Chris Richardson - Superintendent, Northfield Public Schools

Patrick Riley – Retired Officer, Andersen Corporation

Arthur Rolnick – Senior Fellow & Co-Director, Human Capital Research Collaborative, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Glen Skovholt – President, Government and Community Strategies

Kenneth Thome - Retired Officer, General Mills