Board, Management and Administration

Board of Directors


  • Marilyn Carlson Nelson*, Chair, Life Director | Co-CEO, Carlson Holdings
  • Mark D. Copman*, Vice Chair | President of 3M Brasil Ltda. —3M Company
  • Karen Himle*, Vice Chair | VP of Corporate Affairs, Thrivent Financial
  • Allen U. Lenzmeier*, Vice Chair | Retired President & CEO, Best Buy
  • Martin R. Lueck,* Treasurer | Chairman, Executive Board, Robins Kaplan LLP
  • Warren E. Mack,* Immediate Past Chair | Partner, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
  • Kevin Smith*, President and CEO, Minnesota Orchestra
  • Aks Zaheer*, Secretary | Professor and Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Strategic Management at the Carlson School of Management – University of Minnesota

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