Lori is the President of Boisclair Corporation, which has been developing and managing quality investments in real estate since 1974. Lori Joined Simpson Housing Fall of 2014 and is a long-standing advocate for safe, quality affordable housing. Read More
John Green works for Ameriprise Financial and has over 20 years of experience in Financial Services and Human Resources, with strong ties to the community and corporate sector. He is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard, serving as a Presidential Honor Guard under President George H. W. Bush. He joined the board in 2015 and is currently Vice President.
Ivan Ludmer is an assistant city attorney for the City of Minneapolis. Ivan has been on the board since 2018 and is now secretary. He serves meals at the shelter, volunteers with Art 4 Shelter, and looks forward to taking on more active roles with the tutoring and mentoring programs. Read more.
Russ worked at Schechter Dokken CPAs for and was one of the founding partners in 1990. He has since mostly retired but continues to consult with clients.Russ was connected to Simpson Housing Services’ Board of Directors through board member Tom McGuire, and has served on the board since January 1, 2015. Read More
Cindy joined the board of directors in 2015. She serves as the chair of the development committee and is a member of the executive committee. Cindy is Senior Gift Planner at InFaith Community Foundation and has been a member of the Charitable Giving Services team since 2004. Read More.
Mary (Muffie) Gabler is a Senior Vice President and Regional Community Relations Manager at Wells Fargo and manages community reinvestment activities in 22 states. Muffie joined the board in 2014 at the request of a good friend who thought she would add value and knowledge to Simpson in the area of housing finance. Read More
Mirja is Principal and CEO of M.P. Hanson Associates, Inc., affiliate of Millennia Consulting LLC in Chicago, IL and has served as a facilitator and management consultant for 40 years. Mirja is an author, adjunct professor at the University of Saint Thomas, and Founding Member/Past Chair of the International Association of Facilitators, Emeritus Honorary Consul General for Japan at Minneapolis. Read More
Bishop Bruce Ough is the resident bishop of the Dakotas-Minnesota Area of The United Methodist Church where he has served since September 1, 2012, coming from the West Ohio Area where he was assigned as bishop for 12 years. Before his election and consecration as a bishop in July 2000, Bishop Ough was appointed in the Iowa Conference, the North Indiana Conference and in the Dakotas. Read More
Dan Poorman is owner and general manager of Dan's Nicollet Car Wash located in South Minneapolis. This followed a career in finance, marketing, and sales at General Mills, Inc. Dan also recently served as a founding member of Arise Project at Greater Twin Cities United Way. Read More