Charlene Charles, Yieldbot
Charlene Charles is a Vice President at Yieldbot, a digital technology company. She attended the University of Arkansas where she received a BS in Management. Throughout her career, Charlene has worked at two Fortune 500 companies (General Mills + Kraft Heinz) and transitioned into the digital technology space. Charlene’s passion is outside of work by supporting the community through volunteering and giving back. Her involvement with Cornerstone began in 2011 through a General Mills volunteer event at Como Zoo for a day of fun with the children of Cornerstone. Meeting these children who have survived domestic abuse was moving. After learning more about Cornerstone’s mission, Charlene became an active volunteer and advocate on various committees and currently serves as the Board Chair.
Adam Lacock, Twin Cities Public Television
Adam Lacock has served on the Cornerstone Board of Directors since 2014. Prior to his current role as Finance Director for Twin Cities PBS, Adam held multiple leadership roles at Target Corporation and ING. Adam earned an MBA from Drake University and a BA in Economics from the University of Northern Iowa. He and his wife, Jessica, live in Rogers with their two sons. Adam is also involved in his local church where he serves as Deacon and Board Treasurer.
Lora Holland, community member
Lora Holland has over 30 years of leadership in Information Technology and business mostly within the healthcare insurance industry. Her unique blend of IT and operational background allows her to align business vision, integrate strategic opportunities and close operational gaps by implementing cost effective process improvements, leveraging innovation and utilizing IT systems. She has a Masters in Leadership and a Bachelors in Management Information Systems from Augsburg College. Lora has been volunteering with Cornerstone since 2010. Lora has previously served as the Marketing and Development Committee chair and now serves as the chair for the Governance Committee. Lora enjoys traveling, baking and spending time with her family. She lives in Bloomington with her husband.
Chief Michael Harcey, St. Louis Park Police Department
Michael Harcey has been a police officer for 27 years and is currently the Chief of Police for St. Louis Park Police Department. Prior to becoming chief, he was the Support Services Lieutenant, leading the Investigation Division, School Liaison Program, Community Outreach Program, recruitment, hiring and training for the department. Michael received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance from the University of Minnesota and a Master’s Degree in Police Leadership from the University of St. Thomas.
Chris Lockhart, Wipfli LLP
With more than ten years of experience, Chris Lockhart is a member of the private client service tax team. He specializes in working with executives, high net worth individuals, and wealthy families. Chris has a strong attention to detail and prides himself on developing trusted relationships, promoting open communication, and takes a proactive approach with clients.
Dr. Christina Dunn, Fairview Clinics
Christina Dunn, M.D., is a physician at the Fairview Eagan Clinic. She is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics. She is also involved with helping to train Internal medicine – Pediatrics residents from the University of Minnesota. Christina earned her bachelor’s degree from St Olaf College and medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. She completed her residencies in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. She has enjoyed being a director on the Cornerstone Board since 2013.
Valory Gilpin, The Integer Group
Valory has held a variety of marketing leadership roles in retail (CPG), education and hospitality industries within the Twin Cities. She brings a wealth of experience in marketing, special events and public relations to Cornerstone. Additionally, Valory is passionate about her community involvement and has volunteered and been involved in several other organizations over the past 20 years. Valory’s personal story and her passion for ending domestic violence brought her to Cornerstone as a volunteer. She understands the profound negative impact that violence has on those who experience it and the need for the type of services that Cornerstone provides.
Jeremy Green, Wealth Strategist Designs
Jeremy has 17 years of wealth management industry experience. He has held positions in a multi-family office, three registered investment advisory firms, the private client services of a large national bank and the bank distribution arm of a life insurance company. He is admitted to practice before the IRS as an Enrolled Agent, a Certified Financial Planner®, Certified Trust Financial Advisor, Certified Employee Benefit Specialist, Chartered Life Underwriter, Accredited Estate Planner, graduate of the Institute of Certified Bankers National Graduate Trust School, the American Institute of Banker’s Personal Trust School and the American College’s Master of Science in Financial Services degree program.
Chief Stephanie Revering, Crystal Police Department
Stephanie Revering was named Chief of the Crystal Police Department in October of 2012 following a three year tenure as the department’s Deputy Chief. She started her law enforcement career at the City of Crystal in 1997 as a Community Service Officer and advanced through the ranks serving in various assignments.
Chief Revering holds a Masters Degree in Public Safety Administration from St. Mary’s University and a Bachelors Degree from Metro State University. In addition, she is a graduate of Northwestern Police Staff and Command, the CLEO Academy, the BCA Supervisor/Management School, and she is a FBI LEEDS graduate.
Most recently, Chief Revering was elected to the Secretary position for the MN Chiefs of Police Association.
Sergeant Kevin Rofidal, Edina Police Department
Sergeant Kevin Rofidal has been a police officer for 21 years with the Edina Police Department. During his career, Sgt. Rofidal has worked as a patrol officer, canine handler, firearms and use of force instructor, patrol and investigations supervisor, and most recently the traffic unit supervisor. He spent 17 years on the department’s SWAT team and retired as the team leader. In 2016, Sgt. Rofidal was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from Special Operations Training Association of Minnesota.
Sgt. Rofidal currently serves as a liaison for the police department with the Edina Crime Fund, Hennepin County Threat Advisory Group and board member with Cornerstone Advocacy Center. He is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and an active Master Mason.
Tony Thomas, Cedar Valley Church
Tony spent thirty years in sales/marketing and general management for companies such as BI Worldwide, Carlson Companies, Gage and Anderson Performance Improvement. Today he serves as Senior Manager – Business, for Cedar Valley Church, a large Assemblies of God church located in East Bloomington. His responsibilities include oversight of finance, facilities, food service, IT and human resources. He and his wife live in Bloomington. They have two married children and four grandchildren.
Sandy Unger, Twin Cities in Motion
Sandy is a native New Yorker who grew up in the heart of Manhattan. Sandy attended Brooklyn College and left New York in 1971 to pursue her career in Parks and Recreation Administration. After attending Ohio State University for her Master’s Degree, she settled in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. For more than 25 years Sandy worked in local government and school districts in the leisure management field. She has branched out into the nonprofit world and now holds the position of Youth Programs and Community Outreach Manager for Twin Cities In Motion. She is also a consultant on nonprofit structure and organizational issues. Sandy is a former International President and Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Jewish Women International based in Washington. DC. In St. Paul/Minneapolis, Sandy is a co-founder of the current Jewish Domestic Abuse Collaborative of the Twin Cities.
John Weidner, community member
John has 25 years of experience leading risk mitigation efforts relating to financial, operational, governance and reputational risk for large banking institutions. His experience includes managing complex legal and business challenges to ensure optimal outcomes across domestic and international business lines. Earlier in his career, John was a classroom teacher of first, fourth and fifth grade children. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration-Finance from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and his Masters degree from the College of Education, University of Minnesota.
Sarah Wendorf, Scott County Attorney’s Office
Sarah has been a prosecuting attorney since 2002 and is currently the manager of the criminal, juvenile and child protection divisions at the Scott County Attorney’s Office.
She received her BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law. Sarah volunteered for Cornerstone as a helpline advocate and support group facilitator from 1994 to 1998 and later became a criminal intervention advocate from 2000 to 2002. She has served on the Cornerstone Board of Directors since 2018.
Kindra Wray, General Mills
Kindra started her career with General Mills in 2003 and has since held several roles within the company. Kindra moved to her current role in March 2017 as Recruiting Manager for the Supply Chain function. She leads campus recruiting for Logistics, Operations/Engineering, and Sourcing. Kindra holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she double majored in Marketing and Human Resources. In her free time, Kindra enjoys cooking, traveling, reading, working out, and spending time with family. She recently was named to the Board of Directors for Cornerstone Advocacy Service, where she has volunteered her time over the years.