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Board of Directors

YWCA Minneapolis is led by a board of directors who are responsible for setting the policy and direction for the organization.

Sara Ahluwalia (Governance Chair)

Community Volunteer, Retired Attorney

Elizabeth Bierman

Director of Engineering, Comcast Twin Cities Region

Arthur Berman

Retired Nonprofit CEO

Shelley Carthen Watson

President and CEO, YWCA Minneapolis

Stephanie Leonard Crosby

Retired Executive Director of Human Resources, Robbinsdale Area Schools

Amy Dragland-Johnson

Vice President of Advisor Marketing, Thrivent

Kim Ford

Freelance Artist and Educator

Nancy Garrett

Vice President, Provider Digitalization, Aetna

Hyun Mee Graves

Marketing Vice President, Ecolab Global Pest Elimination

Leslie Holman Holt (Secretary)

Chief Executive Officer, Pinnacle Performance Group, Inc

Shweta Jhanji

SVP, Treasurer, Ameriprise Financial Services

Michael Keller

President and CEO, Jeremiah's Italian Ice

Jennifer Laible

President, Antenna

Josefina Landrieu

Vice President of Equity and Inclusion, Metropolitan State University

Charlene Wu Lee

Private Investor, Consultant and Community Volunteer

Crystal Manik

Senior Program Administrator, CenterPoint Energy

Kimpa Moss

Partner, Eisner Advisory Group LLC

Arianna Orcutt

Vice President and Relationship Strategist, PNC Private Bank

Kael Peterson

SVP Relationship Manager - Middle Market Banking Group, Wells Fargo

Amy Phenix

Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Law Enforcement and Facilities, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Carissa Rollins (Chair)

Chief Information Officer, Illumina

Bria Shea

Director, Regulatory and Strategic Analysis, Xcel Energy

Kim Skanson

SVP, Global Business Services, Cencora Business Services

May Vang

Vice President of Treasury and Chief Investment Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Rachel Whitcomb

Vice President, Technology, Target Corporation

Jan Wikman (Program and Operations Chair)

Sales and Marketing Consultant, Jan Wikman Consulting

Andrea Wood

Vice President of Social, Best Buy