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Leadership and Organization

Commissioner

DEED will be led by Commissioner Steve Grove.

Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners and Aide

The commissioner is assisted by an assistant commissioner and deputies who oversee the functions of key divisions.

blake-chaffee

Blake Chaffee
Acting Commissioner
Deputy Commissioner
Chief Operating Officer

Jeremy Hanson Willis

Jeremy Hanson Willis
Deputy Commissioner
Workforce Development

kevin-mckinnon

Kevin McKinnon
Deputy Commissioner
Economic Development

kolu-wilson

Kolu Wilson
Assistant Commissioner
Economic Equity & Opportunity

huguette-mpagazihe

Huguette Mpagazihe
Assistant to the Commissioner

 

 

DEED's Leadership Team

In addition to the commissioner, assistant commissioner, deputy commissioners, and aide, these are the members of DEED's Leadership Team.

brian-allie

Brian Allie
Chief Information Officer
MNIT-DEED

rick-caligiuri

Rick Caligiuri
Director
Unemployment Insurance

darielle-dannen

Darielle Dannen
Director
Government Affairs

shane-delaney

Shane Delaney
Director
Communications

john-edman

John Edman
Director
Tourism

ann-feaman

Ann Feaman
Director
Diversity and Equal Opportunity

jeff-freeman

Jeff Freeman
Director
Public Facilities Authority

julie-freeman

Julie Freeman
Chief Financial Officer
Administrative & Financial Services

gabrielle-gerbaud 

Gabrielle Gerbaud
Executive Director
Minnesota Trade Office

steve-hine 

Steve Hine
Director
Labor Market Information

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Vacant
Executive Director
Governor's Workforce Dev. Board

bob-isaacson

Bob Isaacson
Executive Director
Business Finance

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Vacant
Director
Disability Determination Services

danna-mackenzie

Danna MacKenzie
Executive Director
Broadband Development

dorcas-michaelson

Dorcas Michaelson
Director
Human Resources

carol-pankow

Carol Pankow
Director
State Services for the Blind

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Vacant
Director
Vocational Rehabilitation Services

jeff-rossate

Jeff Rossate
Executive Director
Business Development

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Vacant
Director
Workforce Systems Coordination

may-thao

May Thao-Schuck
Director
Employment & Training Programs

meredith-udoibok

Meredith Udoibok
Executive Director
Community Finance


 
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