Board and Staff

Northfield Shares benefits from the thoughtful, strategic guidance of a dedicated board of directors and staff.

Board of Directors

  • Board Chair, Bob Thacker, Communications and Marketing Advisor
  • Vice Chair, Mary Lynn Oglesbee, Community Volunteer (retired Clinic Administrator)
  • Treasurer, Meleah Follen, Youth Coordinator, HCI
  • Secretary, Jennifer Sawyer, Principal, Rebound Enterprises
  • Past Board Chair, Janet Hansen, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, St.Olaf College
  • Tara Berndt, Vice President, Loan Operations Manager, First National Bank
  • Denny Hanson, President and CEO of Community Resource Bank
  • Mark Jarrett, Controller, SAGE Glass
  • Dave Neuger, President and CEO, Neuger Communications Group
  • Tracy Nelson, Vice President Internal Audit at Compeer Financial
  • Donna Rae Scheffert, Consultant, Facilitator, and Trainer
  • Emily Schmitz, Community Volunteer (former Teacher and Para-legal)
  • Justin Stets, President, Carlson Capital Management
  • Katie Warren, Chief Marketing Officer, St. Olaf College


  • Executive Director, Mike Krance
  • Assistant, Carrie Carroll