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The Staff Team

Jon Barsness Ambassadors for Business Board Member

Interim Executive Director

Jon Barsness

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Communications Manager

Kathryn Strasser

Moriah Wyre Communications Assistant

Marketing and Communications Assistant

Moriah Wyre

Board of Directors

Jon Barsness Ambassadors for Business Board MemberA passionate, focused and results-oriented leader with a unique blend of executive leadership experience in publicly-held, privately owned and entrepreneurial industries.

Currently, President of the Multi-Family segment of a national general contractor and Sr. Vice President of People and Talent Development. Experience also includes founding, growing and selling two businesses within the human resources and leadership development consultancy space. Extensive experience in all aspects of people-centric development and known for being an authentic leader that builds trust, empowers others and achieves results.

Holds a PhD in Organizational Leadership from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

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