Board of Directors

Our outstanding board provides strategic leadership, maintains fiduciary responsibility, connects us to community resources and helps set the direction of our organization in serving Minneapolis students. 

AchieveMpls board of directors

Officers

Tom Holman

Chair
Principal, The Morning Foundation

Hilary Marden-Resnik

Vice Chair
Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, UCare

Nick Hara

Treasurer
Senior Manager for Business Tax Services, KPMG LLP

Members

Martin Abrams

Senior Director of Customer Experience, Inspire Medical Systems

Fredrick Blocton

President, UpNet Technologies

Shamayne Braman

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, HealthPartners

Kristina Carlson

Senior Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel, U.S. Bank

John Conlin

Vice President of Digital Site Merchandising, Target Corporation

Scott Cummings

Program Director, Accenture
 

Honorable Martha Holton Dimick

Judge in Fourth Judicial District, State of Minnesota
 

Jacob Frey

Ex Officio
Mayor, City of Minneapolis

Art Gardner, Jr.

Director of Project Management, THOR Construction

Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou

President, Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

Ed Graff

Ex Officio
Superintendent, Minneapolis Public Schools
 

Danielle Grant

Ex Officio
President and CEO, AchieveMpls
 

Michelle Grogg

Executive Director, The Cargill Foundation; Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainable Development, Cargill, Inc.

Anil Hurkadli

Program Officer, Thrivent Foundation

Nelson Inz

Ex Officio
Chair, Minneapolis Board of Education

Velma Korbel

Director, Department of Civil Rights, City of Minneapolis
 

Steve Liss

Retired Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Minneapolis Public Schools

Jennifer Melin Miller

CEO, JMM Consulting Inc.
 

Abdul M. Omari, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO, AMO Enterprise; Regent, University of Minnesota
 

Bradley Pederson

Partner, Business and Securities Group, Maslon LLP
 

Rich Renikoff

Senior Vice President and Senior Sales Director, Wells Fargo
 

Dara Rudick

CEO, Management HQ, LLC
 

Jeff Savage

Senior Vice President and Controller, Xcel Energy
 

Christopher T. Shaheen

Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
 

John Stanoch

Twin Cities Business Leader
 

Elizabeth Stevens

Associate Dean of Enrollment & Director of Financial Aid, St. Catherine University

Mat Watson

Senior Vice President – Finance, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Best Buy

Chrissie Weyenberg

Director of Internal Audit, General Mills