Leadership

Leadership

Board of Directors

Knute Nelson is a nonprofit, faith-based organization guided by Christian principles. Our Boards of Directors set and understand the strategic direction of the organization, focusing on achieving the highest standards of excellence, while pursuing innovative programming and services that allow us to better serve others.

Knute Nelson Leadership Team

Mark Anderson
President &
Chief Executive Officer

Marnie Gugisberg
Chief Financial Officer
& Senior Vice President

Katie Perry
Foundation Executive Director
& Senior Vice President

Angie Urman
Chief Operating Officer &
Senior Vice President

Samantha Beckman
Vice President of Marketing

Konnie Evans
Vice President of Home Care

Carli Lindemann
Vice President of Housing

Michelle Solwold
Administrator &
Vice President of Care Center

Brittney Thoreson
Vice President of Hospice

Brooke Zabel
Vice President of Human Resources

Knute Nelson Corporation Board

Mark Anderson
President/CEO

Rich Moen
Chair

Deena Steffl
Vice Chair

Rick Paulsen
Secretary

Dave Wolf
Treasurer

Tim Bush
Director

Pam Carlson
Director

Chad Coauette
Director

Kathy Fischer
Director

Dustin Thornburg
Director

Knute Nelson Foundation Board

Mark R. Anderson
President/CEO

Katie Perry
Executive Director

Stuart Henrickson
Chair

Jerry Hansen
Vice Chair

Tom Anderson
Secretary

Tim Bush
Treasurer

Vern Anderson
Director

Sheryl Bakewell
Director

Roger Blank
Director

Elliot Christensen
Director

Jim Eidsvold
Director

Joan Lindquist
Honorary Member

Don Hustad
Honorary Member

Grand Arbor Board of Governors

Mark R. Anderson
President/CEO

Shari Laven
Chair

Rev. Greg Billberg
Governor

Kathryn Fischer
Governor

Ruth Nagle
Governor

Deena Steffl
Governor