Board and Staff

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


  • Executive Director, Mike Krance

Board of Directors

  • Board Chair, Jennifer Sawyer, Principal, Rebound Enterprises
  • Vice Chair, Janet Hanson, Vice President and CFO, St. Olaf College
  • Secretary, Sue Couture, Program Coordinator, St. Olaf College
  • Treasurer, Mark Jarrett, Controller, SAGE Glass
  • Craig Ellingboe, Past Chair, Self-Employed
  • Kris Estenson, Associate Director Parent & Alumni Engagement, St. Olaf College
  • Meleah Follen, Youth Coordinator, HCI
  • Denny Hanson, President and CEO of Community Resource Bank
  • Therese Kitzman, Teacher, St. Dominic School
  • Dave Neuger, President and CEO, Neuger Communications Group
  • Donna Rae Scheffert, Consultant, Facilitator, and Trainer
  • Emily Schmitz, Community Volunteer (former Teacher and Para-legal)
  • Justin Stets, President, Carlson Capital Management
  • Bob Thacker, Communications and Marketing, Advisor