Board of Directors

Mike Buttry, Chair
Vice President for Corporate Communications
Capella Education Company

Dawn M. Kessler, Vice-Chair

SVP, Chief HR Officer & Organizational Excellence
HealthEast Care System


S. Vincent O’Brien, Treasurer
Business Executive


Margie Sborov, Founder
Angel Foundation

Mark Sborov, M.D., Advisor
Minnesota Oncology

Dean Gesme, M.D., Advisor
Minnesota Oncology

Karin Bultman
Independent Consultant


Catherine Casey, MD
Minnesota Oncology


Mary C. Cook, Pharm.D.
Retired Clinical Pharmacist

Shelly Espinosa
Corporate Giving Program Lead


Kelly Grosklags
Oncology Psychotherapist

James Kent Headshot

James Kent
Chief Operating Officer
FocusStart LLC

Steve Merwin
Director of Administration
People Incorporated Mental Health Services
Steve Phillips
Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A


Dan Weninger
Vice President Commercial Banking
MidCountry Bank