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Mpls Downtown Improvement District Board of Directors

The work of the Mpls Downtown Improvement District would not be possible without the collaboration and wisdom of the our Board Members who volunteer their time and expertise to DID's Mission. The DID Board of Directors are downtown property owners, employers, residents, and leaders representing key expertise and constituencies.

Current Board Members

Karin Lucas - Chair

SPS Commerce

Christine Ackerman

Sleep Number

Sarah Anderson

BOMA Greater Minneapolis

Troy Blizzard


Bill Boehm

RBC Wealth Management

Katie Bongard


Shelley Carthen Watson

YWCA of Minneapolis

Joe Cecere

Little & Company

Jennifer Christiaansen


Kerry Cooley Bruggemann

Michaud Cooley Erickson

Anna Coskran

NTH, Inc.

Jeffrey Cotter


John Cowles III

Knudsen | Cowles

Steve Cramer

mpls downtown council

Toby Dayton


Jennifer DeCubellis

Hennepin Healthcare

Peter Diessner

Kraus Anderson

Louis DiLorenzo Jr.

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Todd Duesing

Hennepin Theatre Trust

Krista Dusil

Be The Match

Paul Edlund

J Benson Construction

David Fhima

Fhima's Minneapolis | Mother Dough | Artisans & Spice

Brent Foerster

Meet Minneapolis

Michael Goar

Catholic Charities

Jacob Graff

Cordia Energy

Patricia Grazzini

Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia)

Andrew Grey

U.S. Bank

Timothy Hager

North Central University

Andrew Hansen

Fox Rothschild

Heather Harnisch

Target Corporation

Ben Hawn

Pohlad Companies

Meike Hengelfelt

CenterPoint Energy

Steve Herron

Zeller Realty Group

Sargent Johnson

Hines Interests

Trent Johnson

PCL Construction Services, Inc.

Tom Jollie


Louis King

Summit Academy

Deb Kolar

Accesso Services, Inc.

Carrie Kosla

Huntington National Bank

Bella Lam

Coconut Whisk Cafe

Jay Lindgren

Dorsey & Whitney, LLP

Jonathan Marks

Johnson Controls

John Marshall

Xcel Energy

George McCrary

YMCA of the North

Eric Merriman

Thrivent Financial

Adair Mosley

African American Leadership Forum Twin Cities

Joel Nichols

University of St. Thomas

Brian Pietsch

Ameriprise Financial

Ronnie Ragoff


Brent Robertson


Kathy Rumpza

Minneapolis Collebge

Steven Ryan

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Mike Ryan

Ryan Companies

Tom Schnettler

Piper Sandler Companies

David Serrano

RSP Architects

Erin Sexton

Mayo Clinic

Ari Silkey


Buffy Smith

Doherty Family College

Josh Stowers


Sarah Strehl


Ryan Tanke

Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx

Lica Tomizuka

Feagre Drinker Biddle & Reath

Lonna Torchia

Weidner Apartment Homes

Rosemary Ugboajah

Neka Creative

Chad Vaske


Jim Vos

Cresa Minneapolis

Abdi Warsame

Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

Jonathan Weinhagen

Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce

Jonathan Wendroff

Comcast Corporation

Meka White Morris

Minnesota Twins

Nick Murnane

The Opus Group

Tom Whitlock

Damon Farber Associates