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

David E. Moe '94
President
Director, Controller, North American Operations
The Toro Company

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

Joe Housman '04
Past President
Vice President 
Hays Companies

Dan Haller '09
Secretary
Attorney
Felhaber Larson

Ex Officio

Tom Freeman '08
J-Club President
Director

Faegre Drinker

Tom Hokr

Tom Hokr '72
Ambassador and Trustee Representative
Founder & CEO
MHS Companies

Joseph Schwamm '21

Student Representative

Timothy Backous, OSB
Monastic Representative
Saint John's University

Student Preparation Committee

Mike Anderson ’05
Vice President, Student Preparation Committee  
Executive Recruiter
Accounting and Finance at SkyWater Search Partners

Scott Hennis '02
Assistant Vice President, Student Preparation Committee  
Owner
Curt's Salsa

Brette Hjelle '99  
Director, Business Administration
City of Minneapolis - Public Works Department

Peter Banick

Peter Banick '09
Senior Counsel
Aon

Matt Almer ’14
CPA
Lurie, LLP

Mark Wollner ’82
Retired Business Development Manager
3M

Michael Newman ’10
Finance Manager
SunOpta

Resource Development Committee

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

Allan Johnson ’92
Ecommerce Strategy and Operations
Acosta 

Steve Norton '00
Realtor and Attorney
Norton Realty, Inc.

Jim Platten '74

Jim Platten '74
Ambassador
Regional Executive Director
BridgesMN

Andy Kovacs '86
Attorney
The Law Offices of Craig A. Hansen

Michael Wollmering ’10
Data and Analytics Consultant
Inspire11

Matt Spiczka ’14
Director of Business Development 
MHS Insurance Agency 

Student Recruitment Committee

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

Phil Kostolnik '69
Assistant Vice President, Student Recruitment Committee
Retired Director
Medtronic

Ben Lentz '00
Director of Development
Minnesota Life College

Karl Nohner ’09
Principal
Sauk Rapids-Rice High School 

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

Ryan Turbes ’09
Partner
Boulay PLLP

Alumni Connections Committee

Will Berigan '91
Vice President, Alumni Connections Committee
President 
Shamrock Wealth Management, Inc.

Matt Winston

Matt Winston '92
Assistant Vice President, Alumni Connections Committee
Senior Vice President
Hays Companies

Events Subcommittee

Matt Winston

Matt Winston '92
Assistant Vice President, Alumni Connections Committee
Senior Vice President
Hays Companies

Jon Holmers ’12
Account Manager
Compudyne

Evan Bojar ’12
Business Development Manager
ITR Group

Tim Leonard '83
Owner and President
Choice Insurance Agency, Inc.

Steve Ringquist '02
Partner/Attorney
MJB Law

Chapters and Clubs Subcommittee

Jeff Zignego

Jeff Zignego ’94
Assistant Vice President, Alumni Connections Committee
Principal
Eagle Point Insurance Group, Inc.

Mike Erpenbach

Mike Erpenbach '80
Ambassador
Financial Advisor
Waddell and Reed

Nate Lefebvre ’05
Sr. Account Executive
Concord

Chuck Martin ’79
Chief Operating Officer
Manna Freight Systems

Alumni Recognition Subcommittee

Will Starbird '14
Assistant Vice President, Alumni Connections Committee
Business Development
MHS Companies

Jeff Starbird '75

Jeff Starbird '75
Ambassador
Partner
Secure ABC

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

Marketing Subcommittee

Scott Olson '02
Assistant Vice President, Alumni Connections Committee
Director of Marketing
LogicStream Health Inc.

The Benedictine Way Subcommittee

Joe Eiden '10
Assistant Vice President, Alumni Connections Committee
Regional HR Manager 
Fireside Hearth & Home

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

Neal Olson '58

Neal Olson '58
Ambassador
Retired Physician
Olmsted Medical Center

Dick Howard
Dick Howard '72

Ambassador
President
R J Howard & Associates, LLC
Mike Urbanos
Mike Urbanos '72
Ambassador
Retired General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer
Space Center, Inc.