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President's Advisory Council

The President’s Advisory Council for the University of Northwestern – St Paul and Northwestern Media is a council of Christian professional and community leaders who are committed to the mission of the University of Northwestern and Northwestern Media. While this is not a governing body, the President’s Advisory Council’s purpose is to advance the mission of the institution by using their talent, expertise, and influence by providing a resource and connection to the larger Christian and business community; provide input on the long-range strategic plans; provide influence and endorsement to the institution, and assist the President in resource development.  

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    Jan Angell

    Former VP Human Resources, 3M Company
    Shoreview MN

  • Bio picture of Bierhaus Paul

    Paul Bierhaus

    Former LockerMate Corporation
    Plymouth MN

  • Bio picture of Fagan Dan

    Dan Fagan

    President & CEO, Tradition Capital Bank
    Excelsior MN

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    Mark D. Hanson

    Owner, Sea Foam Sales Company
    Excelsior MN

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    Leigh Harrison

    Vice President/Principal, Hammel, Green and Abrahamson, Inc.
    Brooklyn Park MN

  • Bio picture of Johnson Mark

    Mark L. Johnson

    Managing Director, Merrill Lynch
    Shorewood MN

  • Bio Picture of Kelby Tom

    Tom Kelby

    President, Hands to the Plow Ministry
    President, Table Fellowship Churches
    Webster WI

  • Bio picture of McLaren Mike

    Mike McLaren

    President, BPS Capital
    Woodbury MN

  • Bio Picture of Scott Powell

    Scott Powell

    President, Cornerstone Auto
    Dayton MN

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    Jodi Richert

    Target Corporation and Collaborative Pianist
    North Oaks MN

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    Stephen T. Simpson

    Former Professor, University of Northwestern
    St. Paul MN

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    Kathie Sommerfeld

    Kreg Tool Company
    Ankeny IA

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    Sue Wilson

    CFO, Driessen Water, Inc.
    Former adjunct, University of Northwestern
    Owatonna MN

  • Bio Picture of Young Duane

    Duane Young

    William Dale Young and Sons Palm Tree Nurseries
    Bermuda Dunes CA

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