Board of Directors

2015 Board of Director Application 

The Nominating Committee for Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. is currently seeking candidates to fill seven seats on the organization’s board of directors:

  • Two (2) directors from the Primary Economy (to include manufacturing, technology and information, communications, utilities, and/or construction)
  • Two (2) directors from Professional Services (to include accounting, legal, engineering, architectural, health care and financial services)
  • Two (2) director from Retail & Hospitality (to include hotel and restaurants)
  • One (1) director from members “At-Large”

The three year term for these seats will run March, 2015 – February, 2018. All nominations, both incumbent and new applications, are considered by the Nominating Committee and will be presented for election to the members of Greater Mankato Growth at their Annual Meeting on March 12. Nominations are due by December 31, 2014.

The 24 member board of directors is made up of a precise composition of stakeholders representing the diverse mix of businesses within the marketplace. Terms are three years and directors may serve for three consecutive terms.

Board of Directors application form

 

2015 Visit Mankato Board of Governors Application 

The nominating committee for Visit Mankato, LLC is currently seeking candidates to fill four seats on the Board of Govenors. Visit Mankato, LLC is governed by a 16 member board of governors made up of a precise composition of stakeholders representing the tourism industry and the marketplace. Visit their website for more information and to fill out a nomination form.

 


 

Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. is governed by a 24 member board made up of a precise composition of stakeholders representing the diverse mix of businesses within the marketplace. Thank you to Greater Mankato Growth's Board of Directors for giving of their time and talent to help grow Greater Mankato!

 

Julia Ketcham Corbett

Julia Ketcham Corbett
Chair
Blethen, Gage & Krause,
PLLP

Greg Kutcher, MD

Greg Kutcher, MD
Past Chair
Mayo Clinic Health
System

Rob Else

Rob Else
Vice Chair
EI Microcircuits

Chad Surprenant

Chad Surprenant
Secretary/ Treasurer
I&S Group

Todd Loosbrock
At-Large Officer
U.S. Bank

 

Jim Marzolf
At-Large Officer
CliftonLarsonAllen

 

Tim Tupy

Tim Tupy
At-Large Officer
LIV Aveda Salon & Spa

JO Guck Bailey
Visit Mankato/
Radio Mankato

 

Jim Beal

Jim Beal
Regional Economic
Development Alliance

Stephanie Bottner
Taylor Corporation/
Pear Tree Greetings

Travis Brovold

Travis Brovold
McGladrey

Dan Bruss

Dan Bruss
Bethany Lutheran College

Jerry Crest
City Center Partnership

 

 

Mitch Davis
Davisco Foods
International/
Davis Family Holdings



Mike Drummer
Drummers Garden Center & Floral



Joe Duncan
Bolton & Menk, Inc.

 

Brian Fowler
Quality 1 HR Foto/

Sports Pix

Pat Hentges

Pat Hentges
City of Mankato

Pam Jagdfeld
Wells Fargo Bank

John Kvamme
Regional Economic
Development Advisory
Committee

Joe Meidl

Joe Meidl
The Music Mart

Dr. Annette Parker
South Central College

 

James Santori

James Santori
The Free Press

Ron Vetter

Ron Vetter
Vetter Stone


 


 

JO Guck Bailey
Chair
Radio Mankato
Linda Osborne
Vice Chair 
Country Inn & Suites
Alissa Brekke
Secretary/Treasurer
Pioneer Bank
Eric Oleson
At-Large
Oleson + Hobbie Architects
Jennifer Epper 
At-Large 
Buffalo Wild Wings
Pam DeMarce
WOW! Zone
Gwenn Wolters
Rasmussen College
Randy Knutson
Farrish Johnson Law/Mankato Mud Run
Burt Lyman
Verizon Wireless Center
Gerry Burke
Holiday Inn Express
Sandra Oachs 
Hilton Garden Inn
Peter Olson
Southern MN Children's Museum
Jessica Potter
Blue Earth County Historical Society
Jim Santori
Mankato Free Press
Tanya Ange
City of Mankato
Jay Reasner
Pub 500

 


 

 

 

Jerry Crest
Chair
Retired
Tom Frederick, Jr.
Vice Chair
Pub 500
Larry Krmpotich
Secretary & Treasurer
Stifel Nicolaus

Stacy Straka
Past Chair
Red Door Creative

Cathy Brennan
Brennan Companies
Kevin Velasquez
Blethen, Gage & Krause, PLLP
 
Andy Willaert
Gislason & Hunter

Tony Frentz
Frentz Construction

Sandra Oachs
Hilton Garden Inn
Steve Olson 
MinnStar Bank
 
Tami Paulsen
I&S Group
Kyle Smith
Tailwind Group
 
Lisa Meyer
Steve Meyer Insurance
 
Walter Zakahi
Minnesota State University, Mankato
 
Randy Zellmer 
Stinson Leonard Street LLP
Tanya Ange 
City of Mankato
John Harrenstein
City of North Mankato
Todd Loosbrock
U.S. Bank
 
Anna Thill
Visit Mankato
Jonathan Zierdt 
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.