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Board of Trustees

Meet our board of trustees. Our board has ultimate responsibility for the advancement of our mission. It approves our mission, convictions, strategic priorities, key policies, budgets and major initiatives, and it exercises ongoing fiduciary oversight to assure alignment between our mission and operations, to keep St. Thomas moving in the right direction.

  • Patrick G. Ryan, Board Chair

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Ryan Companies US, Inc.
  • Amy R. Goldman, Board Vice Chair

    Chairman & Executive Director
    GHR Foundation
  • John N. Allen

    Chief Executive Officer
    Industrial Equities, LLP
  • Lisa S. Anderson

    Schoeneckers Foundation
  • Archie Black

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    SPS Commerce
  • Jeff Buelt

    Director of Information Technology
    Code42
  • Andrew J. Cecere

    Chief Executive Officer
    U.S. Bancorp
  • Michael V. Ciresi

    Partner
    Ciresi Conlin, LLP
  • Reverend Dennis J. Dease

    President Emeritus
    University of St. Thomas
  • Michael E. Dougherty

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
    Dougherty Financial Group LLC & Dougherty Holdings LLC
  • Andrew S. Duff

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
    Piper Jaffray
  • Timothy P. Flynn

    Former Chairman (Retired)
    KPMG International
  • Geoffrey C. Gage

    Owner & President
    Geoffrey Carlson Gage
  • James P. Gearen

    President
    Gearen Holdings Inc.
  • Mark W. Gregg

    Managing Partner & President
    The Penrose Group
  • Virginia A. Hubbard Morris

    Chair & Chief Executive Officer
    Hubbard Radio
  • Paul L. Karon

    Vice Chairman
    TigerRisk Partners
  • Ashish K. Khandpur

    Executive Vice President
    Electronic & Energy Business Group
    3M Research & Development
  • Jodeen A. Kozlak

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Kozlak Capital Partners, LLC
  • Reverend Edward A. Malloy, CSC

    President Emeritus
    University of Notre Dame
  • Reverend John M. Malone

    Church of the Assumption
  • John M. Morrison

    Chairman
    Midwest One Financial Group
  • Stephen P. Nachtsheim

    Director & Past Chairman
    Deluxe Corporation
  • Rory O'Neill

    Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner
    Castlelake, L.P.

     

  • Philip E. Soran

    Executive Chairman
    FlipGrid

    Past Chief Executive Officer
    Compellent Technologies

  • Robert J. Ulrich

    Chairman
    Musical Instrument Museum
  • Julie H. Sullivan

    President
    University of St. Thomas
  • Brian D. Wenger

    Former Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
    Optum
  • Penny A. Wheeler

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Allina Health
  • Ann L. Winblad

    Partner
    Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
  • The Honorable Wilhelmina Wright

    U.S. District Judge
    District of Minnesota
  • Mark A. Zesbaugh

    President
    Entrepreneurial 180