‘Alumni’ Category

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Amy E. Dragland-Johnson ’97

Director of Shopper Marketing / North America – SC Johnson What advice can you give students that can help them develop their own leadership skills? Embrace change and take on the challenging assignments and work — this can lead to great opportunities if you put in the effort and surround yourself with other smart people to […]

Bridget Burtzel ’09

Director of New Business ValMark Securities, Inc.  What advice can you give students that can help them develop their own leadership skills? I would recommend getting involved in campus and organizations, and in particular, take on leadership roles within those organizations. By no means do students need to sign up for everything under the sun, […]

Wendy Roal Warner ’84

Warden, Retired, Federal Bureau of Prisons/Certified Department of Justice PREA Audtior What advice can you give students to help them develop their own leadership skills? How you deal with mistakes or negative feedback says a lot about your character and people are watching.  When these things happen, don’t talk bad about the event/people/supervisor.  Take it, […]

Deb Johnson Rosenberg ’79

Director of Retirement Plan Consulting Stiles Financial Services, Inc. What advice can you share with students about developing their leadership skills? Lead through inspiration not intimidation.  Don’t ever be rude and condescending — you will never build loyalty that way (trust me, I had a boss like this). Recognize and reward people for doing a […]

Jacque Schwartz Brunsberg ’81

Realtor, Keller Williams What advice can you give students that can help them develop their own leadership skills? In order to lead effectively, you must truly serve by experiencing and understanding the roles played by those you lead – earn respect by first taking the time to gleam an understanding, by doing, listening and observing […]

Anna Lundquist ’16

Executive Team Leader, Guest Experience at Target  

Kari Clark ’91

Kari Clark serves as Director of Principal Gifts at Gustavus Adolphus College.  Prior to this position, she was the Director of Development at the Foundation of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.  Her education includes a B.A. degree from Gustavus, and a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law.  She was admitted to the Minnesota […]