Meet the Transform Minnesota team

Carl H. Nelson
President & Chief Executive Officer
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Rachel Ampong
Development Associate
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Emily Bagaason
Human Resources Assistant
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Schelli Cronk
Chief Operating Officer
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Becky Hestness
Administrative Assistant
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Leila Sutton
Senior Accountant
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Hailey Aeikens
Program Manager
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Jennifer Haskett
Accounting Associate
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Meet the Transform Minnesota Board of Directors


Pat Mazorol Chairman; Retired Sr VP of University Relations, Bethel University; Board Governance Consultant

Kathleen Nelson Strategy Director, Thrivent Financial

Rev. Judie Ritchie Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians; Spiritual Director and Pastoral Coach

Pastor Woody Roland Pastor of Missions, Autumn Ridge Church

Carl H. NelsonChief Executive Officer; President, Transform Minnesota 



Nina Barnes Vice President of Student Life, University of Northwestern St Paul

Arthur Cofield, Governing Board, Five Oaks Church

Pastor Steve Eckert Executive Director, READ Ministries

Ryan Fair Executive Director, New Hope Church

Kim Laufenburger Executive Minister, Hope Church

Paul Ocenasek Treasurer; Sr Portfolio Manager, Thrivent Financial

Trent Redmann Director of Development, North Central University

Rev. Billy Russell Senior Pastor, Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

Clynt Reddy Executive Director of Operations, River Valley Church