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Our Leadership Team

Leadership has been described as a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task.

Senior Leadership

Stefanie Lenway, Ph.D.
Dean and Opus Distinguished Chair

Michael Garrison
Senior Associate Dean

‌Carleen Kerttula
Associate Dean, Programs and Innovation

Strategic Board of Governors

Richard Schulze - Board Chair
Founder and Chair, Best Buy Co. Inc.

Tara Anderson
Attorney at Law, TJA Business Law

Erik Aunan
VP and GM, 3M

Ben Bache-Wiig, MD 
Chief Clinical Officer and EVP, Allina Health

Tony Brausen
Senior VP – Finance, The Mosaic Co.

Andrew Duff
Chair and CEO, Piper Jaffray & Co.

Tom Gartland
Retired from Avis

Richard Hughes
Senior VP and COO, UnitedHealth Group, Human Capital

Paul Karon
Retired from Aon Benfield

Gerald (Gerry) A. Kraut
Chair and CEO, Dougherty & Company, LLC

Roger H.D. Lacey
Vice Chair, TigerRisk Partners

Gwen Martin
CEO, Amma

Judy McNamara
VP Tax, Ecolab

James Miller
President, Institutional Sector, North America, Ecolab Inc. (retired)

Michael Miller
President, The CEO Roundtable

John Morrison
CEO and Owner, Central Bank Group, Inc.

Clarence Nunn
SE Head of Middle Market Banks and Specialized Industries, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Daniel Pocrnich
Executive Vice President and CFO, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance (retired)

Matthew Rauenhorst
VP, Real Estate Development, Opus Development Co., LLC

Angela (Angie) Selden
Founder, DinerIQ / PayMyTab
Partner, The South Florida Accelerator

Preston Simons
CIO, Aurora Health Care, Inc.

Ellen Valde
Partner, PwC

Mary Zimmer
Regional President, Wells Fargo Advisors