Foundation Board


Rome Poppler- Chair 
Director, Enterprise Real Estate 
Ameriprise Financial

Scott Grossbauer- Chair Elect
General Manager, Hydraulic Filtration
Donaldson Company, Inc

Teresa Biss- Secretary
Director of Organization Effectiveness & Training
Bremer Banks

Josh Villas, Treasurer
VP, Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo

Alan Abramson - Immediate Past Chair*
Retired, Sr. VP and CIO
HealthPartners, Inc.


Eunice Adegoke
Optimized Operations Manager
3M Supply Chain and Operations

Torrion Amie
Realtor, RE/MAX Results
Design Specialist, Alpha Design & Build Group

Cyrus Batheja, Ed.D., MBA
VP, Policy and Clinical Solutions
UnitedHealth Group

Erik Burns, Ed.D., M.A., MBA
Director of Corporate Engagement
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

Sean Byrd*
Normandale Faculty Representative
Theatre Department

Leonard Cain
Student Support Interventionist
LoveWorks Academy for Visual and Performing Arts

Dan Darling*
Normandale Faculty Representative
English Department

Dr. Joyce Ester, Ph.D.*
Normandale Community College

Jane Fenton, CFRE*
Executive Director
Normandale Foundation

Janet Freudenstein
Senior Talent Development Consultant
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Julie Guelich
Retired, VP Academic Affairs
Normandale Community College

Andrew Kannenberg 
Retired, VP
TCF Bank (now Huntington Bank)

Al Krug
VP, State Regulatory Policy
Xcel Energy Service, Inc.

Beth Monsrud
Chief Financial Officer
UCare Minnesota

Jason Moore
Assistant VP of Account Management
Prime Therapeutics

Patrick Moyneur
Senior Advisor, Director of Advisory Services
JNBA Financial Advisors

Dayle Nolan
Larkin Hoffman

Joel Peterson
iSpace Environments

Charles Vickers
Ambassador for Equity in Education
Robbinsdale Area Schools

Louise Wilson
Professor of Education-Emerita
Bethel University

*Ex officio, non-voting