Board of Directors

Taylor Mahoney

Taylor Mahoney is currently the Owner and Principal Designer for Tailored Design Studio, an interior design studio that works in residential and commercial design. Prior to working for Tailored Design Studio she worked for the Opus Group and Baker Associates as a Commercial Interior Designer. She received her Associate of Applied Science in interior design from the Art Institutes International Minnesota in 2011. Prior to...

Sarah Rauenhorst

Sarah Rauenhorst is a Reading Interventionist and Literacy Teacher Leader at Cole Arts and Science Academy, an innovation school in Denver Public Schools. In this position Rauenhorst provides reading support to accelerate the most struggling readers while observing, coaching, evaluating and supporting Kindergarten through 5th grade literacy teachers.  As part of Cole’s leadership and instructional team, she determines needs and priorities of the school while...

Pete Mahoney

Peter Mahoney is a fixed income trader at Morley Capital – Principal Global Investors, a stable value investment management firm in Portland, Oregon, and is responsible for trading corporate credit across all sub-sectors and strategies within short duration fixed income portfolios. He previously served Morley Capital as an assistant portfolio manager and an investment operations performance and trade analyst.Prior to joining Morley Capital, Mahoney was...

Patrice Kunesh

Patrice is the Co-Director at the Center for Indian Country Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Kunesh recently served as deputy under secretary of rural development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, where she oversaw Operations & Management and the Office of Civil Rights and worked with the USDA’s state directors. Kunesh is of Standing Rock Lakota descent and has also served as...

Nat Robinson

Nat Robinson is the former Chief Executive Officer and founder of JuhudiKilimo Company Limited which provides micro-asset financing to rural smallholder farmers in Kenya. Nat is originally from Colorado but has traveled, worked or studied in over 60 countries across six continents in the areas of business, nonprofit and government. After working as a financial consultant in China and then in the U.S. for Accenture,...

Karen Rauenhorst

Karen Rauenhorst serves on the Catholic Relief Services Foundation. She is also chair of St. Catherine University’s governing board and serves as a trustee for the Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis. She is chair of Aim Higher Foundation which supports Catholic Schools needs in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Rauenhorst has an interest in the domestic and international issues that affect families, particularly related to...

Ian Widmer

Ian Widmer is the vice president of sales, Europe, at Canada Goose.  He is currently responsible for all revenue generation, go to market strategy, and operating profitability of the European division.  He is also an Executive Member of the Canada Goose International AG Board of Directors. He joined Canada Goose in 2009. Prior to moving to Switzerland with his family, Widmer was managing the Canada...

Gia Rauenhorst

Having worked for over 10 years in program efficacy in PK-12 education systems, Gia brings a great deal of passion and background knowledge with her about improving the lives of children wherever she goes. Most recently the Senior Data Analyst for the New Haven School District in Union City, California, Gia focused on building statistical analysis skills and knowledge of assessments while supporting several projects...

Cassie Landers

Cassie Landers is an assistant professor of population and family health at the Columbia University Medical Center. Since 1985, she has worked with UNICEF and other international agencies to promote policies and programs in support of young children and their families. Landers has provided technical assistance and support to child development programs in more than 60 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. Landers has...