Our leaders and board are motivated to see teens in every community flourish.


Our leaders and board are motivated to see teens in every community flourish.

Board of Directors




Dave Mortensen

President & Co-Founder, Anytime Fitness


Bruce Locklear

Organizational Leader & Professor, Concordia University, St. Paul


Nichol Higdon

Vice President of Finance & Operations, McKnight Foundation


Joe Bauer

Chief Revenue Officer, Tradition Capital Bank


Tim Clark

President & CEO, TreeHouse

Joe Dunsmore

Former Chairman, President & CEO, Digi International, Inc.

Jan Gniffke

Community Volunteer

Art Howard

Vice President, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Wiley

Ricardo Johnson II

CEO, R2 Global Supply & Development Group

Mattie Kim

Associate, Perkins Coie LLP

Andrew King

Principal, Client Relationship Manager, Riverbridge Partners

Aaron Lynch

Connections Pastor, Pursuit Community Church

Gift Matemba Mutasa

Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, Benedictine Health Systems

David Myles

President & CEO, PDM Enterprises, Inc

Julie Nelson

Anchor/Reporter, KARE11

Maggee Nelson

Vice President & Executive Recruiter, CohenTaylor Executive Search Services

Stephen Spears

Senior Vice President, Twin Cities Community Banking at Bremer Bank

Rich Stanek

Former Hennepin County Sheriff, Principal Consultant, Public Safety Strategies Group, LLC

Natasha Stepka, MSW, LICSW

Mental Health Consultant, Mental Health Therapist, Allina Health

Mark Thompson

Chief Manager & CIO, Riverbridge Partners, LLC


Tim Clark

President & CEO

Trish Bjorklund

Chief of Staff

Molly Boyum

Vice President of Development

Nikki Englund

Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Content Distribution

Rochelle Hayes

Director of Human Resources

Bea Mulawarman

Vice President of Finance

Ash San Filippo

Vice President of Strategic Expansion & Technology

Angela Shultis

Vice President of Directly Operated Sites & Community Engagement