Chairman: David MacLennan, Cargill

President: Ben Fowke III, Xcel

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

Chair, Education Policy Committee: Pat Ryan, Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Co-Chairs, Health Policy Committee: Russ Becker, APi Group, Inc. and Andrea Walsh, HealthPartners

Chair, Audit Committee: Jeff Cotton, Deloitte


2017 Executive Committee

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

Russ Becker, APi Group, Inc.

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

Mark Davis, Davis Family Holdings

Jeff Cotton, Deloitte

Tod Carpenter, Donaldson Company, Inc.

Doug Baker, Jr., Ecolab, Inc.

Andrea Walsh, HealthPartners

Stan Hubbard, Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.


Jim Andersen, IWCO Direct

Chris Policinski, Land O’Lakes

Mike Fiterman, Liberty Diversified International

David Mortenson, M.A. Mortenson

John Noseworthy,M.D., Mayo Clinic

Scott Wine, Polaris Industries, Inc.

Tom Rosen, Rosen’s Diversified, Inc.

Pat Ryan, Ryan Companies US, Inc

Dimitrios Smyrnios, Schwan’s Company

Shelly Ibach, Select Comfort Corporation

Archie Black, SPS Commerce, Inc.

Brad Hewitt, Thrivent Financial

Ben Fowke III, Xcel Energy, Inc.