DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS WHO ARE CHANGING LIVES

OUR BOARD

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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.

2023 Officers

Jamie Hofberger – Chair
Principal, EY

Steve Hentges – Vice Chair
Sr. Vice President, Finance, Dessert Holdings

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

Marci Fabrega – Secretary
Chief Mergers, Acquisition Counsel, Ecolab

Tanya Hall – Chair, Development Committee
Director of IT Support Services, Optum

James Williams – Chair, Programs Committee
Retired CEO, Global Vision Enterprises 

Pat Sukhum – CEO
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities


2023 Directors At Large

Abdul Dire
Application Engineering Manager, 3M

Bob McCollum
President, McCollum Crowley

Brianna Mooty
Counsel, Faegre Drubjer

Carol Smith
Owner, High Five Promotional Marketing

Curt MacKenzie
Realtor, Coldwell Banker Burnet

Duke Merickel
Business Development Manager, Taylor Corporation

Greg Myers
Attorney, Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P.

Jared Bickler
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Jerry Allen 
ARI (Retired)

Jennifer Jensen
VP of Category Marketing, Best Buy

Jeremy Heckman
Wealth Manager, Accredited Investors

Jim Torborg
Chief Operating Officer, APi Group Inc.

Joe Branch
Head of On-Court Basketball Strategy & Business Development, WME

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

Kristine Engman
Trading & Risk Manager, Cargill

Lisa Casson
Co-Founder, Pennyworth Projects, LLC

Mallory Apperson
Lean Manager, Polaris Industries

Maria Hokanson
EVP, Marketing, Dairy Queen

Miron Marcotte
Managing Director, Protiviti Inc.

Pat Cooper
Retired EVP, Federated Insurance

Ryan Francis
Counsel, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies

Scott Nadeau 
Retired Police Chief, City of Maplewood

Tim Engeldinger
Twin Cities Market Leader, BerganKDV

Todd Kosel
Partner, PwC