General Board Executive Officers

  • Andrea Walsh (Chair) President and CEO—HealthPartners
  • Carolyn Sakstrup (Vice President) Executive Vice President, Chief Growth & Generosity Officer—Thrivent
  • Jeanne Crain (Treasurer) President and CEO—Bremer Financial
  • Rajni Shah (Secretary) VP Business Development—MyMeds
  • Ravi Norman (Immediate Past Chair) CEO—Norman Global Enterprises
  • Bruce Mooty (Past Chair) Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett, P.A.

General Board Representatives

  • Siyad Abdullahi, Founder & CEO—Pro-Health Care, Inc.
  • Peter Bach, Managing Director of Upper Midwest—RMB Capital
  • Courtney Baechler, MD, Medical Director Health Equity and Health Promotion—Minneapolis Heart Institute/Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
  • Chanda Smith Baker, Chief Impact Officer—Minneapolis Foundation
  • Doris Baylor, Community Volunteer & Business Leader
  • James Burroughs, SVP, Government & Community Relations / Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer—Children’s MN
  • Troy Cardinal, CIO—RSM US LLP
  • Lori Carrell, Chancellor—University of Minnesota Rochester
  • Deniz Cultu, Partner—McKinsey & Company Inc.
  • Wendy Dayton, Philanthropist and Community Leader
  • Bob Ehren, SVP, Individual Solutions—Securian Financial
  • Damien Fair, Professor/Department of Pediatrics & Neuroscientist—University of MN
  • Patience Ferguson, Chief HR Officer—City of Minneapolis
  • Marcus Fischer, President and CEO—Carmichael Lynch
  • Gloria Freeman, Founder & CEO—Olu’s Home
  • Bob Gardner, CEO—Gardner Builders
  • Darrel German, Regional President—Huntington Bank
  • Bill George, Senior Fellow—Harvard Business School
  • Jeffrey Greiner, Managing Partner—Northern Pacific Group
  • Bill Guidera, Head of Public Affairs—CLEAR
  • Bjorn Gunnerud, Community Leader
  • James Hereford, President and CEO—Fairview Health Services
  • Derrick Hollings, Chief Financial Officer—Hennepin Healthcare
  • Jasmine Jirele, President & CEO—Allianz Life Insurance Company
  • Shelley Kendrick, President & CEO—Ecumen
  • Reid Larson, Managing Member and Founder—ViaWealth
  • Bruno Lavandier, Senior Vice President—Ecolab
  • David Law, Superintendent—Anoka-Hennepin IDS No. 11
  • Jim Leslie, Chair—Claros Technologies, Director—Children’s Hospital, Chair—Leslie Family Foundation
  • Geoff Martha, Chairman & CEO—Medtronic
  • Mike McKee, Managing Partner—Baker Tilly, US LLP
  • Greg Munson, Managing Principal—Transwestern
  • Patty Murphy, Community Volunteer
  • John Naylor, CEO—Medica
  • Andrea Nordaune, Vice President and General Counsel Renewal Division—Andersen Corporation 
  • Kathryn Mitchell Ramstad, President—Christen Group LLC
  • Amit Patel, Founder & CEO—Vios Medical
  • Rachel Paulouse, Professor & Attorney—University of St. Thomas
  • Kyle Rolfing, Principal—Bright Health
  • Clifton Ross, President & CEO—Guardian Resources
  • David Royal, Senior Vice President & Chief Investment Officer—Thrivent
  • Lica Tomizuka Sanborn, Partner—Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP
  • David St. Peter, President—Twins Baseball
  • Tim Welsh, Vice Chairman - Consumer & Business Banking—US Bank
  • Walter White, President and CEO—Allianz North America
  • David Wichmann, Former Chief Executive Officer—UnitedHealthGroup
  • Leslie Wright, VP of Development & Alumni Relations—Mitchell Hamline School of Law
  • Norman Wright, Chief of Operations—Optum
  • Dick Zehring, Real Estate & Development, Retired, Former YMCA Greater St. Paul Board Chair

Community Board Representatives

  • Kelly Hyman, Continuous Improvement & Change Management Lead—Cargill, Adventure YMCA Community Board
  • Clarence Jones, Community Engagement Consultant, Cora McCorvey YMCA Community Board
  • Rachael Reiling, Director of Strategy & Market Development—Taylor Corp, Eagan YMCA Community Board