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Board of Trustees

The Metropolitan State Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees that consists of members who are alumni, business, and community leaders:

Harpreet Anand, Treasurer
Vice President in the Corporate Tax Department, Travelers

Jeanette Augustson, First Vice Chair
Vice President, HealthPartners Institute

Zeeshan Baig ’05
Finance Manager, Entegris, Inc.

Wendy Brekken
Chief Wealth Planning Officer, Private Wealth Asset Management

Robert Carter
Founder, Summit Mortgage

Joseph Ellis ’19 (Honorary), Chair
Chair, SPAC Development Group

Tony Gagliardo
Vice President, Enterprise, Nuclear and Technical Learning
Xcel Energy

Ezell Jones
Founder, Fifth Quarter Integrated Solutions

Laura Hawkins ’84
Retired, Winslow Capital Management, LLC

Suhanthi Kamesh ’01
VP, Compliance Executive, FIS Global

Ochen Kaylan ’08, Secretary

Jay Laughlin
VP of Engineering & Technical Services, Xcel Energy

Matt Moe ’12, Alumni Board Representative
President, CareMore Health/Aspire Health/ Anthem

Colin Partridge ’00
Retired, Senior HR Professional

Beth Russell
Retired educator, University of Saint Thomas

Advancement Staff

Rachel Hughes

Rachel Hughes

Associate Vice President for Advancement and Foundation Executive Director

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