Mentoring Partnership Board of Directors

The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) is governed by a Board of Directors that is made up of individuals who are willing to serve as a champion for youth in Minnesota, demonstrate community leader in the workplace and broader community, and understand and value diversity and cultural competencies.

Deborah Edwards
Executive Director 
Positive Coaching Alliance 

Jay Gregerson
AVP Global Accounts

John Marinac
President & Chief Technology Officer

David Moreno (Former Executive Youth Board Member)
Assoc. Technical Analyst & Business Intelligence Consultant
The Boom Lab

Jaci Sears (Former Executive Youth Board Member)
Healthsense/IT Coordinator
Northfield Retirement Community

Holly Whitcomb 
Learning Strategist 
3M Center of Marketing Expertise 
Andrew Furco
Assoc. Professor, Assoc. VP for Public Engagement
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Beverly Lohs, Chair

VP of Human Resources
IWCO Direct

Ashley Mehbod, Vice Chair
Founding Partner
Pixie Dust, Inc.

Linda Oto

Coordinator, Connected Kids
ISD 659 Northfield Public Schools - Community Services

Deanna Threadgill
Vice President of Programs
BBBS of the Greater Twin Cities

Jim Andersen
President & CEO
IWCO Direct

Mike Shogren
Event Content
Mark Mortenson
Corporate Secretary
Mortenson Construction

Darrell Thompson
Executive Director
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