Board of Directors

Patricia Brown, Board Chair
Director of Member Attraction & Activation, Thrivent Financial

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

Xander Hector, Vice Chair, Funding and Brand Development
Director, Houlihan Lokey

Mercedes Jackson, Vice Chair, Finance and Operations
Corporate Attorney, Fredrikson & Byron PA

Tesha Alston
Senior Biochemist, 3M Company

Colbert Boyd, Immediate Past Chair
Owner, Ceviant, LLC

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
SVP & Chief Business Development Officer, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Michael Wynne, Ex-Officio
President & CEO, EMERGE