Board of Directors

Mercedes Jackson, Chair
Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron PA

Xander Hector, Vice Chair, Finance & Operations
Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey

Tricia Brown, Immediate Past Chair
Director of Member Attraction & Activation, Thrivent Financial

Jeff Fix, Vice Chair, Social Enterprise Development
Chief HR & Talent Officer, The Imagine Group

Tesha Alston Dampier, Vice Chair, Fundraising & Brand Development & Secretary
Senior Quality Engineer, 3M Company

Sheila Dowling 
Treasury Management Team Leader, Western Bank

Paul Fitzpatrick
Vice President of Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America

Jason Lundrigan
Owner/Appraiser, JPL Appraisal Services

Connie McCuskey
Senior Vice President & Marketing Director, US Bank

Steven Thompson
Principal, Northstar Healthcare Advisory

Abdifatah Mohamed, Esq.
President of the Somali American Bar Association

Elaine Eiland
Team Lead Manager, Fraud Detection, Target Corporation

Jay Gast
President, Perrill

Michael Wynne, Ex-Officio
President & CEO, EMERGE