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Our Board of Directors

Meet the volunteers whose leadership helps us create and support rewarding, life-changing mentoring relationships for Twin Cities youth.

2021 Officers

Rick Penn – Chair
Hutchinson Technology (Retired)

Jamie Hofberger – Vice Chair
Principal, EY

Steve Hentges – Treasurer
Director of Financial Planning, Dessert Holdings

Scott Nadeau – Chair, Programs Committee
Police Chief, City of Maplewood

Carol Smith – Chair, Development Committee
Co-Owner, High Five Promotional Marketing

Jerry Allen – Secretary; Chair, Governance Committee
ARI (Retired)

Pat Sukhum – CEO
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities

2021 Directors At Large

Jennifer Jensen
VP of Category Marketing, Best Buy

Tanya Hall
Director of IT Support Services, Optum

Duke Merickel
Business Development Manager, Taylor Corporation

Katie Mattis Sarver
Senior Vice President, Community Development Officer, Bell Bank

Emily Carlson
Second Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, Securian Financial

Pat Cooper
Retired EVP at Federated Insurance
Mallory Apperson
Customer Engagement & Growth Manager, Polaris Industries

Jared Bickler
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Joe Branch
Assistant General Manager, Minnesota Timberwolves

Lisa Casson
Former Executive Assistant, Yahoo!, Inc.

Abdul Dire
Application Engineering Manager, 3M

Tim Engeldinger
Twin Cities Market Leader, BerganKDV

Kristine Engman
Trading & Risk Manager, Cargill

Marci Fabrega
Chief Mergers, Acquisition Counsel, Ecolab

Schuyler Fauver
Middle School Director, Breck School

Ryan Francis
Counsel, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies

Jeremy Heckman
Wealth Manager, Accredited Investors

Todd Kosel
Partner, PwC

Curt MacKenzie
Realtor, Coldwell Banker Burnet

Miron Marcotte
Managing Director, Protiviti, Inc.

Bob McCollum
President, McCollum Crowley

Greg Myers
Attorney, Lockridge Grindal Nauen

John Parrish
VP of Sales, General Mills

Kristine Rauenhorst
Owner, Principal Consultant, Rudder, LLC

Jim Torborg
Chief Operating Officer, APi Group Inc.

Tom Welch
Principal, Business Development Manager, Palisade Asset Management

James Williams
Global Vision Enterprises (Retired CEO)