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Board of Directors

YWCA Minneapolis is led by an all-women board of directors who are responsible for setting the policy and direction for the organization.

Continue below to learn more about these women and their backgrounds.









Sara Ahluwalia

Community Volunteer, Retired Attorney

Elizabeth Bierman

Director of Engineering, Comcast Twin Cities Region

Cheryl Cooper Boyd

Educational and Organizational Consultant

Colette Campbell

SVP/Director of Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion, Bremer Bank

Shelley Carthen Watson

President and CEO, YWCA Minneapolis

Stephanie Leonard Crosby

Retired Executive Director of Human Resources, Robbinsdale Area Schools

Amy Dragland-Johnson

Vice President of Advisor Marketing, Thrivent

Kim Ford

Freelance Artist and Educator

Nancy Garrett

Vice President, Provider Digitalization, Aetna

Hyun Mee Graves

Marketing Vice President, Ecolab Global Pest Elimination

Leslie Holman Holt (Secretary)

Chief Executive Officer, Pinnacle Performance Group, Inc

Shweta Jhanji

SVP, Treasurer, Ameriprise Financial Services

Tami A. Kozikowski

Chief Executive Officer, The Waters Senior Living

Jennifer Laible

President, Antenna

Josefina Landrieu

Vice President of Equity and Inclusion, Metropolitan State University

Charlene Wu Lee

Private Investor, Consultant and Community Volunteer

Kimpa Moss

Partner, Eisner Advisory Group LLC

Kael Peterson

SVP Relationship Manager - Middle Market Banking Group, Wells Fargo

Amy Phenix

Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Law Enforcement and Facilities, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Carissa Rollins (Chair)

Chief Information Officer, Illumina

Bria Shea

Director, Regulatory and Strategic Analysis, Xcel Energy

Beth Smits

Vice President of Fitness/Operations, 24 Hour Fitness

Rachel Whitcomb

Vice President, Technology, Target Corporation

Jan Wikman

Sales and Marketing Consultant, Jan Wikman Consulting

Andrea Wood

Vice President of Social, Best Buy