Board of Directors

Mercedes Jackson, Chair
Corporate Attorney, Fredrikson & Byron PA

Xander Hector, Vice Chair, Finance & Operations
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 Biochemist, 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
SVP & Chief Business Development Officer, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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

Elaine Eiland
Team Lead Manager, Fraud Detection, Target Corporation

Michael Wynne, Ex-Officio
President & CEO, EMERGE