Board Leadership

Lend your talents to shape the future of the Carlson School. By joining a board, you get access to special events, advise the executive team on crucial issues, act as an ambassador to prospective students, mentor emerging students, and much more.

Board of Overseers

This board 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. Learn More >


The Carlson Alumni Board advises the dean and the director of alumni relations on how to best create a partnership with the alumni community to ensure the continued excellence of the Carlson School.


Michelle Champlin Bergner | Board President 
'94 MBA
Kamili Consulting, LLC

  • Lindsay Amundson
    '07 BSB & '12 MBA
    Land O'Lakes
  • Debra Arbit
    '08 MBA
    Athena Strategy
  • Kristine Boedigheimer
    '97 BSB, '07 MBA
  • Georgene Connelly
    '11 MBA
    The Summit Group                                                                                            
  • Dawn Dexter
    '05 MBA
  • KC Glaser
    '07 BSB, '16 MBA
  • Frank Grazzini
    '06 MBA
    Prevent Biometrics                                                                                               
  • Jason Grosz
    '99 BSB, '06 MA-HRIR
  • Brent Hipsher
    '03 BSB, '16 MBA
    Allianz Life Insurance Co.                                                                            
  • Carrie Johnson
    '80 BSB, '97 MA-HRIR
    HR/OE Consulting                                                                                          
  • Patrick Larson
    '00 BSB
    Deloitte & Touche                                                                                         
  • Scott Mays
    '11 MBA
    UnitedHealth Group                                                                                           
  • Zach McGillis
    '02 BSB, '09 MBA
    UnitedHealth Group                                                                                      
  • Manoj Narayanan
    '13 BSB
    SmiForce Inc.                                                                                    
  • Jessica Phillips
    '03 MBA
    Ulta Beauty                                                                                                          
  • Nick Pilger
    '10 BSB
    American Cancer Society
  • Sam Rosen 
    '01 BSB
    Solar Plastics & Fluidall LLC
  • Craig Schmidt
    '03 BSB
    Wells Fargo                                                                                                    
  • Ahmed Siddiqui
    '01 BSB
    Wells Fargo                                                                                                          
  • Steve Silvers
    '04 BSB
    U.S. Bank                                                                                                             
  • Winnie K. Steffenson
    '02 MBA
    Be The Match, National Marrow Donor Program                                              
  • Dane Stimart
    '16 MBA
  • Jenny Wade
    '11 MBA
    Piper Sandler                                                                                                        
  • Emily Weidemann
    '04 BSB, '12 MBA
    General Mills

GOLD (Gophers of the Last Decade) provides opportunities for Carlson School undergraduate alumni from the last ten years to stay connected to the School, each other and current students. The GOLD Board is a group of alumni volunteers who partner with the Alumni Relations Office on an annual calendar of events, facilitating volunteer activities and act as a voice for recent undergraduate alumni on objectives that support the School's mission and goals.

The GOLD Board is currently accepting applications for new members through March 15. Apply Here!


Manoj Narayanan | Board Chair
'13 BSB

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