Board Members

  • Stuart Ackerberg
    Chief Executive Officer, Ackerberg
  • Dan Avchen
    Executive Director of Strategic Growth, HGA Architects & Engineers
  • Nima Ahmadi
    Senior Director of Strategic Ventures and Platforms, Cardiovascular Systems
  • Sara Barrow
    External Affairs & Minneapolis Community Relations Manager, Xcel Energy
  • Barbara Bencini
    Senior Vice President (retired)-Wealth Management Senior Consultant, Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management
  • Dorothy Bridges, Vice Chair
    Senior Vice President (retired), Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
  • Sarah Duniway, Treasurer
    Attorney, Gray Plant Mooty
  • Dayna Frank
    EVP/Co-Owner, First Avenue
  • Jacob Frey
    Mayor, City of Minneapolis
  • Martha Gabbert
    Managing Director of Room&Board Properties (retired), Room&Board
  • Joe Gibbons
    Senior Vice President-Wealth Management, Boyd, Gibbons & Associates, a global wealth management team with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith
  • Jocelyn Hale, Secretary
    Partner, MillerHale Associates
  • Sarah Harris
    Managing Director, University of Minnesota Foundation – Real Estate Advisors
  • Mark Heithoff
    Mark Heithoff Photography
  • Pahoua Yang Hoffman
    Executive Director, Citizens League
  • Steve King
    Chairman, Landscape Structures, Inc.
  • Mary McCarthy
    Community Leader
  • Tom Paul, Chair
    President, Medicare, Bright Health
  • Paul Reyelts
    CFO (retired), Valspar Corporation
  • Jasmine Russell
    Founder & CEO, Monicat Data
  • Heidi Schmidt
    Director of Marketing, NTH, Inc.
  • Peter Thrane
    Partner, Stinson Leonard Street
  • Frank Wilkinson
    Community Leader

Ex Officio

  • Meg Forney
    Commissioner At Large, Minneapolis Park Board of Commissioners
  • Al Bangoura
    Superintendent, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board