Minneapolis CHRO Community

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Join a powerful network of C-level peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CHROs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Minneapolis CHRO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Minneapolis CHRO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CHROs, for CHROs.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Elcio Barcelos

U.S. Bank
Senior Executive Vice President, CHRO

Patience Ferguson

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
SVP, Human Resources and Inclusion

Laurie Marsh

Ecolab
EVP and CHRO Human Resources

Jared Nypen

Great Clips
VP, Talent & HR

Julie Sexton

Land O'Lakes
SVP & CHRO

Governing Body Members

Kelly Baker

Thrivent
EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Liz Bank

Thomson Reuters
Global Head of HR Operations

Samantha Bergeson

Patterson Companies
CHRO

Jinah Chernivec

Goodwill Easter Seals
Chief Human Resources and Risk Officer

Brock Christianson

Tennant Company
Senior VP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Stacy Conti

NeueHealth
Chief People Officer

Eric Dettmer

SitelogIQ
Chief Human Resources Officer

Curtis Dobler

Apogee
EVP, CHRO

Florie Ellwein

Jostens
Chief Human Resources Officer

Erin Feigal

Prime Therapeutics
SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Kristi Fox

Securian Financial
EVP & Chief Administrative Officer

Leslie Greves

Kraus-Anderson
EVP, Human Resources

Linde Grindle

Spirit Airlines
Chief Human Resource Officer

Jason Grover

Swire Coca-Cola
Chief People Officer

Jenny Guldseth

Allianz Life US
Chief Human Resources Officer

Kendall Harrell

Caribou Coffee
Chief People Officer

Jennifer Hauschildt

Uponor Corporation
CHRO

Lynnette Heath

nVent
EVP & CHRO

Carrie Heimer

Red Wing Shoes
Chief Human Resources Officer

Mary Kaul-Hottinger

CHS
Chief Human Resources Officer

Margeaux King

The Toro Company
VP & CHRO - Human Resources & Corporate Affairs

Paul Knutson

Otter Tail Corporation
VP, CHRO

Sheila Kramer

Donaldson
CHRO

Melissa Kremer

Target
EVP & CHRO

Deb LaMere

Datasite Global
CHRO

Katie Larson

Hormel Foods
CHRO

Kerri Milless

SCA Health
CHRO

Jared Nypen

Great Clips
VP, Talent & HR

Nikki Odom

City of Minneapolis
Chief Human Resources Officer

Alissa Partee

Restaurant Technologies
Chief People Officer

Karen Richard

Andersen Corporation
SVP & CHRO

Lori Riley

Northern Tool + Equipment
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Robin Ritter

Mortenson
Chief Human Resources Officer

Sue Ross

Maurices Incorporated
Chief Administrative Officer

Bobbi Schroeppel

NorthWestern Energy
VP, Customer Care, Communications & Human Resources

JaAn Scofield-Meche

Minnesota Wild
VP, People Strategy & Experience

Nathan Weaver

H.B. Fuller Company
SVP Human Resources, Communications & ESG

Shane Zutz

Digikey
VP, Human Resources


Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CHROs today.

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  2. Reshaping a Corporate Culture that Thrives in a Hybrid Environment
  3. Investing in the Right HR Technology to Drive Growth and Meet Business Expectations

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

August 2, 2024 | 1 hour

Minneapolis CHRO Town Hall

Succession Planning When the Future is Foggy

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

September 12, 2024 | an evening

Minneapolis CHRO Inner Circle

The Lynhall No. 2640 (Lynlake)

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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VIRTUAL

October 17, 2024 | 1 hour

Minneapolis CHRO Town Hall

Minneapolis CHRO Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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