Retired Executive Vice President of Cretex Companies - Prior to joining Cretex in 1975, Don was a CPA at Ernst & Young, an accounting instructor at Saint John's University and an officer in the Air Force. Don received his BA in economics from Saint John's University and an MBA from Arizona State University in 1970. His community involvement has been primarily in the areas of public policy and senior care and housing. He has served as a director and chair of the Board of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and as a director and officer of Guardian Angels of Elk River, Inc. Don and his wife Kitty, CSB '66, reside in Elk River. They have four children, Greg (SJU '91), Steve (SJU'93), Dan (SJU'96), and Deb (CSB '96).