Board of Directors

The Board for Directors are professional women and men who share a commitment to the University and a willingness to invest their time, talent, and resources for the betterment of the University through fundraising and advocacy.

Foundation Board

Paul Hanson

Paul Hanson '84, Board Chair

Vice President of Information Technology
Opportunity Partners
Minnetonka, MN

  • Investment Committee

Allan Bohlke

Allan Bohlke '86, Vice Chair

Retired Business Development Manager
Albany Molecular Research, Inc.
Woodbury, MN

  • Grants Committee Chair

Robert Makela

Robert Makela '86, Treasurer

Treasurer
Taylor Corporation
North Mankato, MN

  • Audit Committee
  • Investment Committee

Jennifer Spaude

Jennifer Spaude '97, Secretary

Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications
Consolidated Communications
Mankato, MN

  • Governance and Membership Committee

Rodney Brown

Rodney Brown '90

Founder and Managing Partner
Societal/Business Enterprise Solutions
Minneapolis, MN

  • Real Estate Committee

Jim Clark

Jim Clark '79

Special Market Developer
Principal Financial Group
Sioux Falls, SD

  • Governance and Membership Chair

Craig Gomez

Craig Gomez '78

Chartered Accountant & Certified Public Accountant (Inactive)
Baker Tilly Gomez
Nassau, Bahamas

  • Audit Chair

Barbara HubbardBarbara Hubbard

Retired CPA
Los Altos, CA

  • Real Estate Committee

Rod JohnsonRod Johnson '80

Business Consultant
Lakeville, MN

  • Grants Committee
  • Real Estate Chair

Barb KausBarb Kaus

CEO
Greater Mankato Area United Way
Mankato, MN

  • Grants Committee

Christine Lantinen

Christine Lantinen '98

President and Owner
Maud Borup Inc.
Plymouth, MN

  • Finance Committee

Kris Lindahl

Kris Lindahl '08

Chief Executive Officer and Broker
Kris Lindahl Real Estate
Blaine, MN

  • Real Estate Committee

Todd LoosbrockTodd Loosbrock '96

President
Core Business Group
Mankato, MN

  • Audit Committee

Jim LundJim Lund '85 '86

CCO and Founding Partner
NorthRock Partners
Minneapolis, MN

  • Investment Chair

Susan Michaletz

Sue Michaletz ‘82

President
Petrie Development Corp
PoppedCorn, LLC
Minnetonka, MN

  • Real Estate Committee

Daniel Mundahl

Daniel Mundahl '86 '88

VP of Finance & Administration, Adjunct Professor of Political Science
Bethany Lutheran College
Mankato, MN

  • Investment Committee

Stuart Sneer

Stuart Sneer '85

Retired President
United Prairie Bank

Mankato, MN

  • Governance and Membership Committee

Chad Tischer

Chad Tischer

Partner
DiMeo Schneider & Associates, LLC
Chicago, IL

  • Investment Committee

Ron Vetter

Ron Vetter '87

President, CEO, Owner
Vetter Stone Company & Alabama Stone Company
Mankato, MN

  • Real Estate Committee

Kirsten Voss

Kirsten Voss ‘91

Senior Managing Director
Varde Partners
Minnetonka, MN

  • Investment Committee

Darryl Wills

Darryl Wills '88

Senior Vice President Health Services Segment
Teladoc Health

  • Grants Committee

Bill Wiltgen

Bill Wiltgen '80

Retired Director
Raytheon Cybersecurity

Chantilly, VA

  • Finance Committee Chair

Board Emeriti

Tim Huebsch

Tim Huebsch '02

Sr. Manager
General Mills, Inc
Minneapolis, MN

  • Investment Committee

Ex-Officio Members

Edward Inch

Edward Inch

President
Minnesota State University, Mankato


Randy Reichert

Randy Reichert '79

Alumni Board President
Minnesota State University, Mankato


Kent Stanley

Kent Stanley

Vice President University Advancement
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Executive Director
Minnesota State University Mankato Foundation


Richard Straka

Richard Straka '09

Vice President Finance & Administration
Minnesota State University, Mankato