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Meet Our Board

United Way’s Board of Directors is a respected group of leaders in Central Minnesota whose strategic decision-making and guidance steer our organization. These leaders bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done, which is reflected in the make-up of our board.

Ryan Gerads (Chair)

Ryan Gerads (Chair)

Partner, Lathrop GPM LLP
Jasper Asplin (Treasurer)

Jasper Asplin (Treasurer)

Accountant, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Trevor Akervik (Secretary)

Trevor Akervik (Secretary)

VP of IT Managed Services, Marco
Melinda Gau (Past Board Chair)

Melinda Gau (Past Board Chair)

Attorney, Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A.
Annesa Cheek

Annesa Cheek

President, St. CloudTechnical Community College
Peter Coborn

Peter Coborn

eCommerce General Manager, Coborn's, Inc
Ryan Daniel

Ryan Daniel

Chief Executive Officer, Metro Bus
Adam Heathcote

Adam Heathcote

Senior Wealth Advisor, BerganKDV
Heather Hoskins

Heather Hoskins

VP of Finance & Administration, GeoComm
Hudda Ibrahim

Hudda Ibrahim

Faculty/Advisor, St. Cloud Technical & Community College
Cathy Julifs

Cathy Julifs

President, AIS Planning
Tami Koosmann

Tami Koosmann

Director of Treasury, CentraCare Health
Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Vice President, Leighton Interactive
Lisa Maurer

Lisa Maurer

SVP, Business Banking, Bremer Bank
Matthew Nikodym

Matthew Nikodym

Senior Vice President--Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services Inc.
Mike Schlough

Mike Schlough

Co-President, Park Industries
Malik Stewart

Malik Stewart

Development Officer, College of Saint Benedict
Steve Windfeldt

Steve Windfeldt

Executive Vice President, Preferred Credit, Inc. (PCI)

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