Board of Trustees


Vivek Agrawal
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co.

Wendy Bennett
Consultant to Foundations in Global Health

Dr. Larry Berger
EVP & Chief Technical Officer, Ecolab

Mary Brainerd
Former CEO, HealthPartners

Julie Causey
Chairman Emeritus, Western Bank

Jim Dwyer
Chairman of the Board, 8th Ave Food & Provisions

Ivan Fong
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, 3M Company

Sid Gandhi
Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy and Enterprise Technology Officer, Securian Financial Group

Sima Griffith
Managing Principal, Aethlon Capital, LLC

Shawntera Hardy
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, PolicyGrounds Consulting

Kandace Heck
Executive Vice President & Chief Audit Executive, U.S. Bank

Libby Hlavka
President, Driscoll Foundation

Kenneth Holmen, M.D.
President & CEO, CentraCare Health

Omar Ishrak
Executive Chairman & Chairman of the Board, Medtronic, Inc.

Rick King
Executive Vice President, Operations, Thomson Reuters

Jonathan Low
Predictiv Consulting

Nancy Lyons
President & CEO, Clockwork Active Media

Jon McTaggart
President & CEO, Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media

Dave Murphy
Retired President & CEO, Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.

Drew Murphy
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development, Edison International

Liwanag Ojala
CEO, CaringBridge

Nii-Ayite Quaye
Vice President, Vermilion Group, M.A. Mortenson

Marianne Short
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, UnitedHealth Group

Patricia Simmons, M.D.
Executive Medical Director, Health Policy Emeritus, Mayo Clinic

Jean Taylor
Board Chair, StarTribune

Life trustees

Susan Boren King 
Retired Partner, SpencerStuart

Randall Hogan

Ian Friendly
Retired COO, General Mills

Karin Larson
Retired Chair, Capital International Research, Inc.

Addison (Tad) Piper
Retired Chairman and CEO, Piper Sandler Companies, Inc.

Steven Rothschild
Chair & Founder, Twin Cities Rise

Honorary Life Trustees

William Pearce

Joanne Von Blon

President Emeritus

William H. Kling
President Emeritus, APMG