board of directors

board chair
Phillip Trier
President-Twin Cities Market, U.S. Bank - member since 2014
board chair elect
Laura Day
Executive Vice President, Minnesota Twins - member since 2012
Siyad Abdullahi
President & CEO, The Language Banc - member since 2018
Melissa Barra
Senior VP, Sleep Number - member since 2017
Jackie Barrett
Facilities Manager, Sherwin Williams - member since 2017
Chris Behrens
President & CEO, YA - member since 2016
Rick Bertram
General Manager, Marriott City Center Hotel – Ex Officio
John Campobasso
Vice President/Director of Marketing, Kraus-Anderson Construction Company - member since 2014
Anna Coskran
Principal, Real Estate Services, NTH, Inc. - member since 2016
John Cowles III
Principal, Knudsen | Cowles
Shelly Crowley
Associate Publisher, MSP Communications - member since 2015
Beau Farrell
Sr. Vice President & E-Commerce, Haskell's - Member since 2018
Brent Foerster
Senior Vice President, Destination Sales for Meet Minneapolis - Ex Officio
Erik Forsberg
Overlord/Sole Proprietor, Erik Forsberg Restaurant Group - member since 2017
Tucker Gerrick
Director of Marketing, Fulton Beer - member since 2018
Jennifer Gilhoi
Director of Engagement and Development, SparkTrack Consulting - member since 2017
Jay Gregerson
Vice President, General Manager of MN, CenturyLink - member since 2018
Kendall Griffith
Vice President, General Manager, Mortenson - member since 2018
Jennifer Haferbecker
Director of Marketing, HGA Architects and Engineers - member since 2018
Scott Hagan
President, North Central University - member since 2018
Mark Hamel
Partner, Real Estate and Land Use Development Group Head, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP – Ex Officio
Rev. Timothy Hart-Andersen
Senior Pastor and Head of Staff, Westminster Presbyterian Church – Ex Officio
Michael Headrick
District Manager, Minneapolis – Buildings Construction, PCL Construction Services, Inc. - member since 2017
Meike Hengelfelt
Manager, Sales & CIP Marketing, CenterPoint Energy - member since 2017
Steve Herron
Principal, Zeller Realty Group - member since 2018
Ted Johnson
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications; Chief Marketing Officer, Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx - member since 2017
Judy Karon
Downtown Resident - member since 2013
Paul Kasbohm
SVP Advertising/Chief Revenue Officer, Star Tribune Media Company, LLC - member since 2015
Summer Kath
Senior Director of Business Development and Strategic Alliances, Cambria - member since 2014
Bill Katter
President, United Properties - member since 2018
Steven Katz
Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP - member since 2010
Trisha Kirk
Managing Director, Guthrie Theater - member since 2018
Shannon Knoepke
Senior Vice President, Market Manager & Director of Sales, Entercom - member since 2016
Keith Kramar
Managing Director & General Manager, CSM Corporation - member since 2018
Steve LaCroix
Executive VP, Chief Marketing Officer, Minnesota Vikings - member since 2015
Kevin Lewis
Executive Director, BOMA Greater Minneapolis – Ex Officio
Ben Lillie
Regional Manager, TCF National Bank - member since 2017
Mike Logan
President, Twin Cities in Motion - member since 2018
Bob Lux
Principal, Alatus, LLC - member since 2011
Tim Mahoney
Owner, The Loon Café – Ex Officio
Brian Mallaro
Partner, Audit & Enterprise Risk Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP - member since 2012
John Marshall
Director of Strategic Accounts, Xcel Energy - member since 2017
Tim Marx
President and Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Charities - member since 2016
Kimberly Motes
Managing Director, Children's Theatre Company - member since 2015
Ozzie Nelson
Chairman & CEO, NELSON - member since 2017
Mark Nerenhausen
President & CEO, Hennepin Theatre Trust - member since 2017
Dave Norback
President, RSP Architects - member since 2015
Ravi Norman
Principal, CEO, Thor Construction - member since 2016
Bill O'Keefe
Partner, McKinsey & Company – member since 2018
Chris Passaro
Vice President, Human Resources, Comcast Corporation - member since 2017
Nick Pechman
Chief Operating Officer, JB Hudson Jewelers - member since 2016
Todd Peterson
Senior Director, Development, Be The Match Foundation - member since 2016
Robert Pfefferle
Director, Hines Interests - member since 2016
Brian Pietsch
Senior Vice President - Government Affairs and Community Relations, Ameriprise Financial - member since 2010
Dr. Jon Pryor
Chief Executive Officer, Hennepin County Medical Center - member since 2015
Ronnie Ragoff
Senior Vice President, Asset Management, Shorenstein Realty Services, LP - member since 2014
Matthew Rauenhorst
Vice President, The Opus Group - member since 2018
Joe Ravens
Region Bank President, Wells Fargo Bank, NA - member since 2017
Carl Runck
Director of Real Estate Development, Ryan Companies – Ex Officio
Greg Russ
Executive Director, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) - member since 2017
Mike Ryan
Vice President, Director of Architecture & Engineering, Ryan Companies – Ex Officio
Steven Ryan
Shareholder, Briggs - member since 2018
Mike Salmen
Managing Principal Minneapolis, Transwestern - member since 2017
Mark Schindele
SVP Target Properties, Target Corporation
Kathleen Schmidlkofer
President & CEO, University of Minnesota Foundation
Tom Schnettler
Managing Director, Merchant Banking, Piper Jaffray - member since 2017
Scott Schnuckle
Senior Vice President of Pharmacy and Business Development, HealthPartners
Tom Schulenberg
Minneapolis Complex Director, RBC Wealth Management
Erin Sexton
Division Chair, Government Relations, Mayo Clinic - member since 2015
Ari Silkey
General Manager, Transportation Technology & Executive Lead, Amazon - Technology Development Center - member since 2017
Kirsten Spreck
Chief of Staff to the President, Thrivent Financial - member since 2017
Bruno Stumpf
General Manager, Honeywell - member since 2017
Vincent Thomas
Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Minneapolis Community and Technical College - member since 2016
Jim Vos
Principal, Cresa Minneapolis - member since 2016
Jonathan Weinhagen
President & CEO, Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce – Ex Officio
John Wheaton
Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP – Ex Officio
Tom Whitlock
President, Damon Farber Associates – Ex Officio
David Wilson
Senior Managing Director, Finance & Administration Industry, Accenture - Ex Officio
David Wright
Vice President Corporate Real Estate, U.S. Bank - Ex Officio