Network of Advisors
I am an attorney at Gray Plant Mooty specializing in working with nonprofit organizations. I especially love using both my creative thinking and substantive expertise to help nonprofits achieve their mission and their goals.
President and CEO of the Minnesota Humanities Center and member of the steering committee the National Creativity Network.
As Vice President of the Travelers Foundation, Mike gives direction to the charitable contributions arm of the company and its foundation. “I love the theatre as a tool for teaching us about ourselves and our world. I think artists are some of the most courageous people around.”
is a senior fellow at the Humphrey School and the director of the Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy.
Areas of expertise include science, technology, engineering and mathematics education policy; innovation policy, especially the application of design thinking to public policy issues; science and technology policy, telecommunications and information technology issues; green chemistry policy;and public budgeting.
is an instructor at St Olaf College. She teaches marketing, entrepreneurship, arts management and business strategy classes. Sian has a passion for helping talented artists to develop the entrepreneurial skills to be able to live their art.
has been president of Artspace Projects, Inc., since 1987. With his leadership, Artspace has grown from a small nonprofit organization with two full-time staff operating on less than $100,000 a year to an organization with a national presence.
is the director of the Center for Nonprofit Management in the Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas. She has 30 years of leadership and management experience in addition to expertise in professional training and curriculum development. She has served in health care, education, advocacy and grassroots organizations.
Dana has dedicated her professional life to educating and engaging youth in community and world affairs, to close the Global Competency gap in American education. Her deep belief in the transformative power of global education to contribute to peace, justice and equity on a global scale led her to co-found World Savvy in 2002. She is a 2011 Ashoka Fellow and was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 Under 40 Progressive American Leaders in 2010.