Carlson School of Management

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.

Douglas Baker, Jr
Chairman & CEO

Mark Jeter*
Managing Director of Branch Banking
TCF Bank
Jim Owens
President & CEO
H.B. Fuller
Brent G. Blackey*
President & COO
Holiday Companies
Jodee Kozlak+
Executive Vice President
Human Resources
Target Corporation
Kenneth H. Paulus+
President & CEO
Allina Hospitals & Clinics

Thia Breen+
Group President, North America
Estee Lauder Companies

Robert J Kueppers*
(Board Chair)
Senior Partner, Global Regulatory &
Public Policy
Deloitte LLP

John S. Penshorn*
Senior Vice President
Investor Relations
UnitedHealth Group, Inc.

Jon R. Campbell*
Executive Vice President
Director of Government & Community Relations
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

James A. Lawrence, Vice Chair
Rothschild North America
Chris Policinski
President & CEO
Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Andrew Cecere*, Vice Chair
Vice Chairman & CFO
U.S. Bancorp
Beth Kieffer Leonard*
CPA, Managing Partner
Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company
James Prokopanko
President & CEO
The Mosaic Company
Alan R. Diamond+
Retired President & COO
Aon Risk Services

Sharon McCollam
Chief Administrative &
Chief Financial Officer
Best Buy Co., Inc

Cindy Rodahl*
Executive Vice President,
Human Resources and Communications

Robert L. Duffy*
Retired Senior Partner
A. T. Kearney, Inc.

Laura Moret*
Ex-officio Member
Carlson School Alumni Board President

Robert L. Senkler+
Chairman & CEO
Securian Financial Group

Nazie M. Eftekhari*
Chief Executive Officer
HealthEZ, Inc.

Barbara J. Mowry*
Gore Creek Advisors

Lee Skold*
Retired Corporate Vice President
Cargill Inc.
Matthew J. Ginter*
Vice President
Investor Relations

James L. Muehlbauer
Chief Financial Officer
Valspar Corporation

Thomas O. Staggs*
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
The Walt Disney Company
Chip Glaser*
K. Charles Development Corporation
Marilyn Carlson Nelson
H. William Walter*+
President & Founder
Heartland Realty Investors, Inc
Luella G. Goldberg
Lifetime Trustee
University of Minnesota Foundation
Chris Neugent
Chairman & CEO
MOM Brands

Peter Warwick
Executive Vice President
Thomson Reuters

Michael Hoffman*
Chairman & CEO
The Toro Company
Jeffrey Noddle
Retired Executive Chairman
SuperValu Inc.
Mike Zechmeister*
Vice President, Finance
General Mills, Inc.
  *Carlson School Alumnus +Other U of M degree


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