Our team members
Community Affairs & Public Policy
Deanna Smiley Gulliford
Director of Community Affairs
Development & Fundraising
Director of Development
Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
Mary Beth Casement
Director of Retail Marketing
Director of Mission Marketing
Services & Programs
Area Director – Employment Services
Workforce Development Director – Skills Training
Workforce Development Director – Community Services
Workforce Development Director – Greater Minnesota NW
Workforce Development Director – Greater Minnesota SE
Director of Mental Health Services
651-603-9540 ext. 103
Workforce Development Director – Placement Services
Area Director – Community Services
Our Board of Directors
Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota
Lisa Manzey Adelmann, M.B.A., C.P.A., Chair
President, LMA Consulting Services
Joe Barsky, Chair
Goodwill-Easter Seals Foundation
John Bergstrom, M.B.A., Past Chair
Partner, RiverPoint Investments, Inc.
Debbie Galka, M.B.A.
Chief Risk Officer, U.S. Bank
Jerome Hamilton, C.P.I.M, C.Q.E., Secretary
Senior Vice President of Global Operations, Stratasys
Thomas Heaney, M.A.
Managing Director, Trio Executive Search
Michael Howe, C.F.P.
Financial Advisor, Ameriprise
Peggy L. Kadlec
Chief Human Resources Officer/Executive, Cadre Incorporated
Program Coordinator, Workforce Solutions, Minneapolis Urban League
Chief Information Officer, Pohlad Companies/Marquette Companies
Wendy Mahling, J.D.
Assistant General Counsel, Xcel Energy
Frederick Menz, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Rehabilitation and Counseling, University of Wisconsin-Stout
President and Chief Administrative Officer, Marsden Holding L.L.C.
Leslie Olson, M.B.A.
RFO Business Consultant, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Ed Surko, M.B.A., Treasurer
Vice President, Deposit and Payment Solutions, U.S. Bank Minneapolis
Mary Jo Hegge-Swanson, D.N.P., M.P.H., R.N., Vice Chair
Fairview Health Services
Richard Tepe, M.B.A.
Group Manager – Investor Relations, Target Corporation
Michael Vinyon, J.D.
Regional Director – Private Banking, Wells Fargo
Michael Wirth-Davis, D.P.A.
President and CEO, Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota