Minneapolis CDO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CDOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:


Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.


Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CDOs approach similar challenges.


Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CDOs today.

  1. Structuring Data Governance to Improve the Digital Enterprise
  2. Fostering a Culture of Data Literacy and Analytics-Based Decision Making
  3. Data Sharing — Driving Business Value Through Access & Collaboration

Minneapolis CDO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Minneapolis CDO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CDOs, for CDOs.


Greg Albaugh

Synchrony Financial
Senior Vice President, Data Architecture & Analytics

Jayant Dhamne

Chief Data Officer

Sravan Kasarla

Chief Data Officer

Teri Kaslow

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Head of Enterprise Data & Analytics

Jeremy Lembeck

Land O'Lakes
Head of Data and Analytics

Stephanie Lenzner

Mayo Clinic
Vice Chair, Governance and Engagement

Thomas Moore

Xcel Energy
Senior Director, Data and Analytics

Keith Narr

VP, Chief Data Officer

Ritu Sharma

Securian Financial
Chief Data and Analytics Officer


Sky Ammann

Head of Product Insights

Anandh Asokan

VP, Head of Enterprise Integration Engineering and Services

Dwayne Beberg

Land O'Lakes
Director, Business Analytics

Andrew Bingenheimer

U.S. Bank
CIO of Risk and Corporate

Michael Brazys

Allianz Life US
VP - Data & Analytics

Pat Brickson

Director, Enterprise Data Systems

Asher Chaudhry

Albertsons Companies
VP Technology - Retail

David Clemens

Sleep Number
Vice President Enterprise Analytics Platforms

David Collins

UMB Financial
Senior Enterprise Architect

Ines Davis

Ameriprise Financial
Vice President Marketing Strategy and Analytics, Information Management and Strategy

Tim Deutsch

Sentara Medical Group
Chief Data Officer

Mahadev Dovre Wudali

Ameriprise Financial
VP, Enterprise Data and Analytics

Erik Erickson

Hennepin County
Chief Data Officer

Chris Fitzharris

C.H. Robinson
Senior Director, Data & Analytics

Jeannie Furlan

Mutual of Omaha
VP, Data & Business Intelligence Strategy

Nait Grave

VP, Data & Analytics

Karla Hillier

Trane Technologies
Director, Decision Science & Advanced Analytics

Song Hou

Wings Financial
Chief Digital, Data and Design Officer

Sumeer Khosa

VP, Software Engineering

Brad LeBlanc

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Interim CIO & Enterprise Architect

Trent Lezer

Chief Data Officer

Evan Loenser

Associate Director, Enterprise Data & Reporting

Jayme McBride

Vice President, Optum Data Solutions

Manish Motiramani

Director, Analytics & Insights, Global Operation

Sudhir Nandamuru

Landmark Health
VP, Data Management & Governance

Brad Paine

CSC ServiceWorks
Chief Digital Officer

Tony Peleska

VP and Head of Information Technology and Digital Transformation

Anne Pronschinske

Mayo Clinic
Sr. Director of Operations, Chief of Staff to the CDAO

Noelle Rude

Connexus Credit Union
VP of Data & Insights

Ron Schmitz

Great River Energy
Director, Information Services

Matthew Schrag

Delta Air Lines
VP, IT Revenue Technology and Analytics

Ryan Schrupp

U.S. Bank
SVP - Enterprise Analytics and AI

Angie Schulke

Life Time
Vice President - Applications, Data & Business Intelligence

Karl Schultz

Prime Therapeutics
Director of Analytics

Rebeccah Stay

Global Leader of Data Science

Brandt Vettel

Metropolitan Council
Chief Data Officer

Jay Wardle

Red Wing Shoes
Director, Enterprise Data Group (EDG) & IT Finance

Heidi Westfall

Global IT Core Data and Analytics, Architecture and Education

QingHui Yuan

Director, Modeling and Data Science

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