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NACD Minnesota Announces 2013 Board of Directors

May 20, 2013

Additionally, the following individuals were named to the NACD Minnesota chapter board:


Chairman: Allen Bettis, president of Legacy Associates

Secretary: John C. Bergstrom, partner at RiverPoint Investments

Treasurer: Michael Vekich, CEO of Vekich Chartered

Director: Mary S. Daugherty, associate professor of finance at St. Thomas University

Director: Esperanza Guerrero-Anderson, president of Guerrero-Anderson, Inc.

Director: George J. Kehl, managing partner of KPMG

Director: John H. Stout, partner at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

Director: Darrell R. Tukua, retired partner at KPMG

Director: Sven A. Wehrwein, independent financial consultant


“The NACD Minnesota Chapter is thrilled to further our strategic direction with leadership from this board of directors. We are pleased to have these accomplished individuals continue guiding our organization,” said Paul R. Knapp, Sr., chapter president. “NACD Minnesota is the oldest chapter in the country, and membership is at an all-time high. As we move forward, we will maintain our focus on strong programming and continue our efforts to increase membership.”



About NACD

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the only membership organization focused exclusively on advancing exemplary board leadership. Based on 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets and provides insights and information that corporate board members rely upon to make sound strategic decisions, confidently confront complex business challenges and enhance shareowner value. With more than 14,000 corporate director members, NACD provides world-class director education, director training and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor confidence. Furthermore, to create more effective and efficient corporate boards, NACD provides independent board evaluations and custom-tailored in-boardroom education and training programs, as well as director-led conferences, forums and peer-exchange learning opportunities to share ideas about current and emerging issues. Fostering collaboration among directors and governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership. To learn more about the NACD Minnesota chapter, visit To join, please contact Kelly Dodd at or 202-380-1891.

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