Board of Directors
Robin Steele – Board Chair & Founder
Robin established Cheerful Givers in 1994, has maintained her involvement in the organization and currently is Board Chair. She has a bachelor’s degree in Non-profit Management, master’s in Human Development and a doctorate in Human Services. Robin is CEO of Coaching For Higher whose mission is to help individuals find higher purpose, power and peace through human and spiritual development.
Brent Reinsberg, Treasurer
Brent holds a CPA certificate and specializes in tax accounting for individuals and all types of business entities at Mazanec, Bauer & Associates. He earned a degree in accounting from MetroState University.
Mark Lerner – Board Member
Mark is President of The Oliver Press, an educational publishing company in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, which he founded in 1991. He has a graduate degree in history from Tulane University, is married to an employment lawyer, and has four children.
Morgann Carlon – Board Member
Morgann is a technology consultant at Deloitte Consulting with a focus on healthcare analytics strategies to improve overall patient health and accounting information system implementations. Morgann graduated from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota for both her undergraduate (Accounting and MIS) and MAcc programs.
Luke Winskowski – Board Member
Luke is Partner for Thrivent Financial, where he manages the Minneapolis market of financial advisors and community relationships. He has a bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Luke’s family, including his wife, Ann Marie and children, Ian and Ava, are active at Bethlehem Lutheran Church and causes supporting youth, education and mental health initiatives in the community. He has been with Thrivent Financial for ten years.