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

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