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Board of Overseers

The Board of Overseers works closely with the Carlson School’s leadership to ensure a highly engaged relationship with local and national businesses and provides valued assistance in seeking both monetary and non-monetary support from individuals and the corporate community.

Robert J. Kueppers*, Chair
Senior Partner, Global Regulatory & Public Policy
Deloitte LLP
 
Andrew Cecere*, Vice Chair

Vice Chairman & CFO
U.S. Bancorp
 
James A. Lawrence, Vice Chair

Chairman
Rothschild North America             

Douglas Baker, Jr.
Chairman & CEO
Ecolab
 
Brent G. Blackey*
President & COO
Holiday Companies
 
Thia Breen+

Group President, North America
Estee Lauder Companies
 
Jon R. Campbell*

EVP, Director of Government & Community Relations
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Tod E. Carpenter (Spring 2015)
COO & Director
Donaldson Company, Inc

Alan R. Diamond+
Former President & COO
Aon Risk Services
 
Robert L. Duffy*

Partner Emeritus
A. T. Kearney, Inc.
 
Nazie Eftekhari*

Chief Executive Officer
HealthEZ, Inc.
 
Matthew J. Ginter*

VP, Investor Relations
3M
 
Chip Glaser*

President
K. Charles Development Corp.

Luella G. Goldberg
Lifetime Trustee
University of Minnesota Foundation
 
Michael Hoffman*
Chairman & CEO
The Toro Company
 
Mark Jeter*
Managing Director, Branch Banking
TCF Bank
 
Beth Kieffer Leonard*
CPA, Managing Partner
Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Co., LLP
 
Jodee Kozlak+
EVP, Human Resources
Target Corporation
 
Catherine Mathis*
SVP, Marketing and Communications
Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services

Sharon McCollam
Chief Administrative & CFO
Best Buy Co., Inc. 
 
Laura M. Moret*

Ex-officio Member
Carlson School Alumni Board President 
 
Bennett Morgan*

President & COO
Polaris Industries, Inc.
 
Barbara J. Mowry*

Chief Executive Officer
Gore Creek Advisors
 
James L. Muehlbauer

CFO
Valspar Corporation
 
Wendy Nelson

Vice President
Carlson Family Foundation
 
Chris Neugent

Chairman & CEO
MOM Brands

Jim Owens
President & CEO
H.B. Fuller 

Kenneth Paulus+
President & CEO
Allina Hospitals & Clinics 
 
John S. Penshorn*

SVP, Investor Relations
UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
 
Chris Policinski

President & CEO
Land O’Lakes, Inc.
 
James Prokopanko

President & CEO
The Mosaic Company 
 
Cindy Rodahl*

EVP, Human Resources and Communications 
Carlson 
 
Robert L. Senkler+

Chairman & CEO 
Securian Financial Group, Inc.
  
Lee Skold*

Retired Corporate Vice President
Cargill Inc.
 
Thomas O. Staggs*

Chairman, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
The Walt Disney Company
 
H. William Walter*+
President & Founder
Heartland Realty Investors, Inc.
 
Peter Warwick

Executive Vice President
Thomson Reuters 
 
Mike Zechmeister*
Vice President, Finance
General Mills, Inc.
 

 

*Carlson School Alumnus  

+Other U of M degree