Chairman: Scott Wine, Polaris Industries Inc.

Chair, Fiscal Policy Committee: Doug Baker, Jr., Ecolab, Inc.

Chair, Education Policy Committee: Pat Ryan, Ryan Companies

Chair, Health Policy Committee: Mary Brainerd, HealthPartners

Chair, Audit Committee: Jeff Cotton, Deloitte


2016 Executive Committee

A 23 member Executive Committee leads the Partnership with support from three policy committees – Education, Fiscal and Health – which are open to all members.

Hubert Joly, Best Buy Co., Inc.

Michael Guyette, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Sally Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings

John Wiehoff, C.H. Robinson Worldwide

David MacLennan, Cargill

Carl Casale, CHS Inc.

Mark Davis, Davis Family Dairies

Jeff Cotton, Deloitte

Doug Baker, Jr., Ecolab Inc.

Jeff Fetters, Federated Insurance Co.

Ken Powell, General Mills, Inc.

Mary Brainerd, HealthPartners


Jeff Ettinger, Hormel Foods Corp.

Stan Hubbard, Hubbard Broadcasting

Jim Anderson, IWCO Direct

Chris Policinski, Land O’Lakes

Mike Fiterman, Liberty Diversified International

Scott Wine, Polaris Industries Inc.

John Taft, RBC Wealth Management-U.S.

Tom Rosen, Rosen’s Diversified Inc.

Pat Ryan, Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Brian Cornell, Target Corp.

Richard Davis, U.S. Bancorp

Ben Fowke III, Xcel Energy