A dedicated leadership team and committed Board of Directors help make it possible for YW to meet urgent community needs.

Management Staff

Staff Heashot of Gaye Adams Massey

Gaye Adams Massey

Chief Executive Officer

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Michelle Daniel

Director of Development

Staff Headshot Jeff Mundinger

Jeff Mundinger

Chief Financial Officer

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Susan Olsen

Director of Human Resources

Staff Heashot of Deena Zubulake

Deena Zubulake

Director of Programs

staff Headshot Nikki Beasley

Nikki Beasley

Assistant Director of Programs

To reach our staff by phone, call the front desk at 651-222-3741. 

Board of Directors

Beverly Jones Heydinger, Chair
Chair, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (Retired)

Tina Grant, Vice Chair
HR Director, Employee Relations & Compliance, Ecolab

Sara E. Gross Methner, Treasurer
General Counsel and Secretary, University of St. Thomas

Cassandra Yarbrough, Secretary
Realtor, Coldwell Banker Burnet

Mara Ascheman
Senior Attorney, Xcel Energy

Kristin Beckmann
Deputy Chief of Staff of Communications & Scheduling, Office of Governor Tim Walz

Charles Bradley
Senior Publishing Coordinator, Thomson Reuters

Angela Burns Finney
Central Region Tax Marketing Manager, Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Shelley Carthen Watson
Senior Associate General Counsel, University of Minnesota Office of the General Counsel

Kim Ferguson
Vice President of Fixed Income, U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.

Steve Halvorsen
Manager, National Accounts Health Solutions, HealthPartners

Liesl Kistow
Regional Trust Manager, U.S. Bank

Alison Lehman
Associate Counsel, Securian Financial Group

Kathleen Marron
Chief Engagement Officer, The Marron Alliance

Gaye Adams Massey
Chief Executive Officer, YWCA St. Paul 

Yvonne Mitchell
Director, 3M Engineering

Barb Tretheway
Senior Vice President & General Counsel, HealthPartners (Retired)

Anika Ward
Founder, Sankofa Leadership Network

Dr. Yohuru Williams
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, University of St. Thomas

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