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Staff and board of directors

  • Our staff is dedicated to helping you meet your philanthropy goals in support of Mercy Hospital. With many years of planning experience, we can help you make the most of your donation to our hospital.

    Please feel free to contact any of us for information on making a gift to Mercy Hospital. The foundation offices are located in the Lyric Building, on the Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus.

    Mercy Hospital Foundation
    Lyric Building, Mail Route 53213
    7590 Lyric Lane NE
    Fridley, MN 55432-3251

    Phone: 763-236-3961
    Fax: 763-236-3960
    Email: MUHF@allina.com

    Our staff

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    Joseph Strauss 
    President
    763-236-3965

    Andrea Melberg Thompson

    Andrea Melberg Thompson
    Development Manager
    763-236-3963

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    Kathy Schultz
    Executive Assistant
    763-236-3966

    Jane Flanders

    Jane Flanders
    Senior Development Associate
    763-236-3964

    The Mercy Hospital Foundation is guided by a diverse group of community members, local business owners and health care providers. Our board of directors helps the Foundation with the direction and activities that best fulfill our mission to meet the health needs of our communities.

    Officers

    All officers serve on the Executive, Finance and Nominating Committees

    Maureen Steinwall, CPA, Ph.D., Chair 
    President and CEO, 
    Steinwall, Inc.  

    Stephen C. Remole, MD, FACC, Vice Chair
    Cardiologist,
    Metropolitan Heart & Vascular Institute

    Don Haller, Secretary 
    Vice President, Member Services & Community Relations 
    Connexus Energy

    Jerry Pietz, Treasurer 
    Vice President, Finance 
    Allina Health 

    Board Members

    Aaron Binstock, MD
    Director of Oncology Imaging, North Group
    Suburban Radiologic Consultants, LTD 

    Diana Chambers
    Community Volunteer 

    Jim Cormier
    President
    Building Sites, Inc.

    Larry Crane
    Market President
    Northeast Bank – Coon Rapids

    Pamela Deal
    Community Volunteer

    Mike Gamache
    Anoka County Commissioner

    Cynthia Gould
    CEO, Gould’s Diamonds & Jewelry

    Chris Hasling
    Financial Advisor

    Bev Helmbrecht
    Representative
    Unity Hospital Auxiliary

    Stephen Hustead, DO, FACC
    Retired Cardiologist

    Bob Marx
    CEO, Amara Wines

    Helen Kay McClintock
    Retired Registered Nurse
    Community Volunteer

    Mandy Meisner
    Executive Consultant, Owner
    Rodan + Fields Dermatologists

    Chris R. Mickman
    Vice President
    Mickman Brothers, Inc.

    Eva Rasmussen
    Vice President, Strategy & eBanking
    Northeast Bank

    Donna Scollon
    Representative
    Mercy Hospital Auxiliary

    Saul Singh, DO
    Hospitalist
    Unity Hospital

    Kevin Webb
    President
    All American Title Company

    Jeffrey Yue, MD
    Anesthesiologist
    Mercy and Unity Hospitals

    Bruce Zeilinger
    Chief Executive Officer
    NXC Imaging

    Ex-Officio Members

    Sara Criger
    President
    Mercy Hospital

    Helen Strike
    President
    Unity Hospital

    Joseph Strauss
    President
    Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation


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