Alumni Association Board Members

The SJU Alumni Association Board works closely with the University to advise us and lead us in engaging our alumni. Board members help foster lifelong relationships with alumni and friends of Saint John's. They also demonstrate ways in which alumni can become involved and active in supporting their alma mater. For more information about serving on the Alumni Association Board, please contact Adam Herbst at 320-363-3819.

 

Office of the President

Rick Speckmann '72
President 
Senior Business Advisor
MRA - The Management Association

David E. Moe '94
President
Director, Corporate FP and A
The Toro Company

Joe Housman '04
Presidential Ambassador 
Vice President 
Hays Companies

Dan Haller '09
Secretary
Attorney
Felhaber Larson Law Firm

Ex Officio

Tom Freeman '08
J-Club President
Government Relations Director
Faegre Drinker

Tom Hokr

Tom Hokr '72
Trustee Representative
Founder & CEO
MHS Companies

Connor Kockler '22

Student Representative

Timothy Backous, OSB
Monastic Representative
Saint John's University

Ben Broos '14
Young Alumni Community Co-President
Director of Sales
The Bluebird Group

Student Experience Committee

Mike Anderson ’05
Chair, Student Experience Committee  
Executive Recruiter
Accounting and Finance at SkyWater Search Partners

Matt Almer ’14
CPA
Lurie, LLP

Michael Newman ’10
Finance Manager
SunOpta

Mark Wollner ’82
Retired Business Development Manager
3M

Peter Banick

Peter Banick '09
Senior Counsel
Aon

Ryan Green '04

Senior Director - Real Estate

Best Buy

Casey Martin '91

Medial Specialty

University of Minnesota

Tom Muchlinski '72

Retired - Mathematics Specialist

Minnesota Department of Education

Dan Stangler '98

Chief Executive Officer 

Brew Dr. 

Resource Development Committee

Bill Olson '91
Chair, Resource Development Committee
Owner/Consultant
Five-O Corp, Inc.

Michael Wollmering ’10
Data and Analytics Consultant
Inspire11

Jack Brandes '13

Assistant Manager

Lumber One

Oumar Cherif '10

Operations Manager

County Wide Tire and Rubber

Student Recruitment Committee

Brock Welch '13
Chair, Student Recruitment Committee
Supervisor, CPA
Hysjulien and Associate

Karl Nohner ’09
Principal
Sauk Rapids-Rice High School 

Ben Lentz '00
Director of Development
Minnesota Life College

Tom Mahowald '86
Ambassador
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager
Evercore Wealth Managment 

Ryan Turbes ’09
Partner/CPA
Boulay Group

Alumni Engagement Committee

Matt Winston

Matt Winston '92
Chair, Alumni Engagement Committee
Senior Vice President
Hays Companies

Evan Bojar '12

Business Development Manager

ITR Group

Tim Leonard '83

Owner and President

Choice Insurance Agency, Inc

Steve Ringquist '02

General Counsel

Cemstone

Jon Holmers '12

Account Manager 

Compudyne

Chapters Subcommittee

Scott Olson '02 
Chair - Chapters Committe 

Director of Marketing

LogicStream Health Inc. 

Jeff Zignego

Jeff Zignego '94

Principal

Eagle Point Insurance Group

Mike Erpenbach

Mike Erpenbach '80
Ambassador

Financial Advisor

Waddell and Reed

Shawn Govern '88

Attorney

DeWitt, Ross and Steves Law Office

Aaron Hill '05

Co-Founder - Sales Manager

Fargo Brewing Company

Gevon Moss '05

Head of Human Resources and Training

Central Bank of the Bahamas 

Classes Subcommittee

Will Berigan '91
Chair - Classes Committee 

President

Shamrock Wealth Management, Inc

Matt Spiczka '14

Director of Business Development

MHS Insurance Agency

Jim Platten '74

Jim Platten '74
Ambassador

Regional Executive Director

BridgesMN

Alan Johnson '92

Ecommerce Strategy and Operations

Acosta

Clubs Subcommittee

Individuals Subcommittee

Will Starbird '14
Chair, Individuals Committee
Senior Vice President
Hayes Companies

Tom Hokr

Tom Hokr ’72
Ambassador
Founder & CEO
MHS Companies

Art Boylan '01

Art Boylan '01
Ambassador
Attorney and Shareholder
Anthony Ostland Baer and Louwagie

Jeff Starbird '75

Jeff Starbird '75
Ambassador
Partner
Secure ABC

The Benedictine Way Subcommittee

Joe Eiden '10
Chair, Benedictine Way Committee
Regional Human Resources Manager 
Fireside Hearth & Home

Andy Kovacs '86

Attorney

Law Offices of Craig A. Hansen

Dick Howard

Dick Howard '72
Ambassador
President
R J Howard & Associates, LLC

Paul Gelbmann '82
Hazardous Waste Facilities and Solid Waste Transfer Solutions
Ramsey County

Mike Urbanos

Mike Urbanos '72
Ambassador

Retired - General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer

Space Center, Inc. 

Neal Olson '58

Neal Olson '58
Ambassador

Retired - Physcian 

Olmstead Medical Center