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
Executive Business Advisor

David E. Moe '94
Presidential Ambassador
Director, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis
The Toro Company

Bill Olson '91
President Elect
Five-O Corp. Inc.

Dan Haller '09
Felhaber Larson Law Firm

Ex Officio

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

Rick Speckmann '72
Trustee Representative
Executive Business Advisor

Durran Thompson '23
Student Representative

Timothy Backous, OSB
Monastic Representative
Saint John's University

Student Experience Committee

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

Joe Housman '04
Vice President 
Hays Companies

Peter Banick

Peter Banick '09
Senior Counsel

Jack Brandes '13
Assistant Manager
Lumber One

Scott Fenske '87
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Alerus Financial, N.A.

Ryan Green '04
Senior Director - Real Estate
Best Buy

Alan Johnson '92
Ecommerce Strategy and Operations

Casey Martin '91
Medical Specialty
University of Minnesota

Tom Muchlinski '72
Retired - Mathematics Specialist
Minnesota Department of Education

Mark Wollner ’82
Retired Business Development Manager

Resource Development Committee

Michael Wollmering ’10
Chair, Resource Development Committee
Data and Analytics Consultant

James Mattson '13
Financial Advisor | Managing Director
The Falldin-Mattson Group

John Quinlan '87
Managing Director, Risk Management

Student Recruitment Committee

Ben Lentz '00
Chair, Student Recruitment Committee
Director of Development
Minnesota Life College

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

Ryan Turbes ’09
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

Ben Broos '12
Director of Sales
The Bluebird Group

Tom Hentges '82
Vice President

Chapter Subcommittee

Scott Olson '02 
Chair - Chapter Committe 
Director of Marketing
LogicStream Health Inc. 

Mike Erpenbach

Mike Erpenbach '80
Financial Advisor
Waddell and Reed

Shawn Govern '88
DeWitt, Ross and Steves Law Office

Aaron Hill '05
Co-Founder - Sales Manager
Fargo Brewing Company

Stacy Morris '97
Lamson, Dugan & Murray, LLP

Gevon Moss '05
Head of Human Resources and Training
Central Bank of the Bahamas 

Dan Stangler '98
Chief Executive Officer 
Brew Dr. 

Jeff Zignego

Jeff Zignego '94
Eagle Point Insurance Group

Classes Subcommittee

Jim Platten '74

Jim Platten '74
Chair, Classes Subcommittee
Regional Executive Director
M Health Fairview

Chris Boyd '77
Sr. Vice President and Area Manager
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center

Matt Spiczka '14
Director of Business Development
MHS Insurance Agency

Individuals Subcommittee

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

Art Boylan '01

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

Tom Hokr

Tom Hokr ’72
Founder & CEO
MHS Companies

Jeff Starbird '75

Jeff Starbird '75
Secure ABC

Jon Holmers '12
Account Manager

The Benedictine Way Subcommittee

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

Dick Howard

Dick Howard '72
R J Howard & Associates, LLC

Neal Olson '58

Neal Olson '58
Retired - Physcian 
Olmstead Medical Center

Mike Urbanos

Mike Urbanos '72
Retired - General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer
Space Center, Inc. 

Oumar Cherif '10
Operations Manager
County Wide Tire and Rubber

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