Avenues’ Board of Directors


Godson Sowah, President
Advisory Consultant, Ernst & Young

Doris Pagelkopf, Vice President
Nonprofit Consultant

Kojo Baafi, Treasurer
Vice President of Internal Audit, Pentair

Erin Campbell, Secretary 
Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Administration


Julio Acosta
Global Consumer Insights, Hispanic Market, General Mills

Eric Anderson
Director of Stewardship, The Minneapolis Foundation

Sara Blood 
Director of Public Relations, Gage

Robert J. Brandt
Ombudsperson/Vice Provost, Walden University

Corey Falls
Business Development Manager, MyTech

Brian Gilligan
Director, Credit Account Management, Bluestem Brands

Jenny Javitch, MSW, LGSW
Director of Education & Enrichment, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities

Alexis Kantor
Vice President of Product Development, Target

Natalie Johnson Lee
Director, Girls in Action and Principal Consultant

Dr. Rhamy Magid
Pediatrician, Hennepin County Medical Center

Kate Nilan Uding
Attorney, Gray Plant & Mooty

Interested in serving on Avenues’ Board of Directors or one of our committees? Please email our Executive Director.