True Friends Board of Directors

True Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by two boards: Operations and Foundation. These two boards meet periodically to provide oversight and guidance to the organization’s activities.

From former camp staff to local health care professionals, to entrepreneurs and financial experts, True Friends is supported by a group of individuals offering unwavering dedication and commitment to our mission.

Operations Board of Directors

Floyd Adelman Entrepreneur

Jeff Bangsberg Retired

Jeff Cowan Entrepreneur, Investor

Gaylen Ghylin Executive Vice President, Tiller Corporation

Jon Gordon, Chair President, JR Gordon LTD

Marilyn Hallstrom President, Hallstrom Consulting

Bob Harnett Senior Vice President, UBS Wealth Management

Nancy Koehler Nurse, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools

Carole Mills Retired

Shelly Nelson Senior Vice President of Marketing, Cambria

Peter Rundquist DPT Program Director, Concordia College

Bob Polland Retired

John Woodward Vice President of Innovation, Constellation Solutions

Mary Ellen Wells, Vice Chair Administrator, CentraCare Health – Monticello

Foundation Board of Directors

Lon Bencini Marketing Director, Getac Video Solutions

John Bredamus Vice President of Asset Liability Management/Strategic Asset Allocation, Allianz Investment Management

Jody Estensen Director of Brand Communications and Marketing, Regis Corporation

Chris Fowler Director of Search, Rank Crankers

Gaylen Ghylin Executive Vice President, Tiller Corporation

Jon Gordon President, JR Gordon LTD

Chris Judson Off Road and International Markets, Polaris

Mary Kemp Murray President, Ideas That Kick

Steve Lacke, Chair COO, Constellation Mutual

Josh Storms Financial Advisor, The Columns Resource Group of Northwestern Mutual

John Silbaugh Retired

Jennifer Thalhuber CEO, Ablenet, Inc.