2020-2021 MYALP Cohort

Duluth Cohort

  • Bryan Anderson, Planning Director, Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Andrea Chartier, Career Counselor, The College of St. Scholastica
  • Erica Danielski, AVP, Corporate Strategy, maurices
  • Elena Foshay, Director of Workforce Development, City of Duluth
  • Matthew Gottwald, Vice President of Finance and Operations, North Shore Bank
  • Annie Harala, Project Development and Communications Manager, Northland Constructors
  • Kelsey Johnson, President, Iron Mining Association
  • Stephany Medina, Health Educator, St. Louis County Public Health
  • Angelina Nustad-Peluso, Program Director, Duluth Community School Collaborative
  • Karl Schuettler, Research Director & Consultant, The Northspan Group Inc
  • Peter Singler, Operations Director, Essentia Health
  • Ian Vincent, Sr. Business Developer, APEX

Mankato Cohort

  • Jennifer Bromeland, City Administrator, City of Eagle Lake
  • Laura Drager, Marketing Manager, ISG
  • Edell Fiedler, Communications and Engagement Director, City of Mankato and Mankato Area Public Schools
  • Nicole Griensewic, Executive Director, Region 9 Development Commission
  • Kate Hansen, Owner, Blue Sun Designs & Cabin No. 4
  • Tonya Hobbie, Director of Talent Management, Bolton & Menk
  • Mohamed Ibrahim, Community Health Specialist, Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Diana Rojo-Garcia, Associate Editor, Reporter, Mankato Free Press
  • Katie Smentek, Pediatrician and Board Member, Mankato Clinic
  • Amanda Weister, Assistant Director, Career Development Center, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minneapolis-Saint Paul Cohort

  • Adebisi Wilson, Partner, Ward & Wilson, P.C.
  • Andrea Vaubel, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
  • Anisha Murphy, Director of Community Advancement, Community Reinvestment Fund
  • Ben Shardlow, Director of Urban Design, Downtown Council
  • Casey Shultz, Executive Director, beta.mn
  • Erin Bailey, Executive Director, Minnesota Management & Budget
  • Habon Abdulle, Executive Director, Women Organizing Women
  • Jill Renslow, EVP Business Development + Marketing, Mall of America
  • Justin Doyle, Chief of Staff – Essentials & Beauty, Target
  • Kathy Hedin, Deputy County Manager, Ramsey County Public Health Department
  • Marcus Schmit, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Corrections
  • Mary Rick, Principal Project Manager, City of Saint Paul
  • Matt Lewis, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, GREATER MSP
  • Matthew Wohlman, Sr. Director of State and Industry Affairs, Land O’Lakes
  • Michelle Arulfo, Corporate Strategy Director, Allina Health
  • Mikisha Nation, Executive Director, Teach for America – Twin Cities
  • Rachel Hughey, Partner, Merchant & Gould
  • Rochelle Johnson, Director of Nursing – Birth Center, HealthPartners
  • Ron Garber, M&A Legal Counsel, Medtronic
  • Veena Iyer, Executive Director Immigrant Law Center

*Titles listed at time of Program.