Bruce O’Brien

Chairman of the Board

Sales Manager

Famous Products

Jeff Wenngatz

Vice Chairman of the Board


45 North Group

Brian Mark

Treasurer & Nominating Committee Chair


RBC Tile Company

Tamara Reding


VP Human Resources & Talent Acquisition

The Schwan’s Company

Geoff Bartsh

Vice President and General Manager


Lisa Burke

Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Nurse Coordinator

University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Michael Castagnetto

Vice President

C.H. Robinson

Bob Cohen


Tamar Fink

Julia Feygin, Ph.D.


Feygin Group

Brad Joseph

Director of Strategy and Special Projects

Patterson Companies, Inc.

Rick Kes

Finance Committee Chair

Health Care Partner


Peter Moyer

Vice President – Wealth Management

Northern Wealth Trust Management

Andy Nessler

Branch Manager for Private Mortgage Banking

Wells Fargo

Caroline Ray

Corporate Secretary

American Airlines

Ryan Ruud

Founder & CEO

Lake One

Mary Setter

Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits & Carrier Relations

Marsh & McLennan

Karla Vehrs

Business Litigation Partner

Ballard Spahr LLP

Angie Franks

Chief Executive Officer

Central Logic

Dr. Fedinand Kongnso

Senior Technology Leader


Jason Schreifels

Managing Partner


Emeritus Board

Steve Chepokas*, Mitch’s Dad

Chairman Emeritus & Founder

Becky Chepokas*, Mitch’s Mom

Emeritus Board & Co-Founder

Mike Jilek*

Emeritus Board

Lowell Jobe*

Emeritus Board

*Non-voting members