Board Members

Elizabeth Allison
Chief Transformation Officer
Neiman Marcus Group

Ric Andersen
Vice President & General Manager
The HON Company

Randall (Randy) Bachman
VP of Marketing
The Principal Financial Group

Amy Best
VP of Research and Development
Spectrum Brands

Mike Collier
Senior Director of Marketing
Nationwide Marketing Group

Jay Cooper
Senior VP and Managing Director
ASM Global

April Elsinger
Public Affairs Administrator
Mayo Clinic

Mike Hankins
Global Promotions Manager (retired)
John Deere Worldwide

Emily Harringa
Manager, Marketing Communications
John Deere Financial

Nicole Johnston
Head of Pet Healthcare
Boehringer Ingelheim

Scott Khwaja
Senior Director, Grocery Channel
Reckitt Benckiser

Steve LaCroix
Chief Marketing Officer
Minnesota Vikings NFL

Shane Morris
Senior Principal Therapy Consultant
Medtronic Structural Heart - CoreValve

Samantha Norris
Director of Partnerships
Leepfrog Technologies

David Parisi
Sales Manager, Retail
Twitter, Inc.

Kent Peterson
VP, Marketing and Commercial Strategy
McGraw-Hill Education

Don Schoen
Founder & CEO (retired)
BettrLife Corporation

Katy Stovall
Director, Online Marketing
Meredith Corporation

Heath J. Streck
Associate Director for Operations
Iowa City VA Health Care System

Steven J. Venenga
Vice President of Marketing, Grocery Products
Hormel Foods Corporation

Steve Waight
VP of Corporate Sponsorships
Chicago Blackhawks

Guy Wendler
CEO & Chairman of the Board (retired)
Stamats Communication

Heather Wendt
President and CEO
Uproar Communications

Mike Wokosin
Co-Founder, The Gig Shift
Founder, Working Title Labs

Young alumni members

Yvonne Filley
Fusion Risk Management

Michael Hoffman
ProCircular

Ryan Shenefelt
deNovo Alternative Marketing