Our Team

Ixchel McKinnie
Community Innovation Director

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In her role as Community Innovation Director, Ixchel oversees member recruitment, events, Communities of Practice, and the NDC partnership.

As Vice President and Market Growth & Development Consultant for Wells Fargo, Ixchel designed, developed, and implemented a call center/product marketing and training program for over 7500 team members at 24 sites across the country. Her passion for the mission of Impact Hub MSP and FINNOVATION Lab is grounded in her entrepreneurial experience as well as a family history of working to make a difference.

Katrina Becker
Summer Community Host

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Katrina recently completed her Master's in Development Practice degree from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs where she studied international development, program evaluation, and natural resource management. Prior to starting grad school she worked as the Development and Office Administrator for WellShare International, a Minneapolis-based nonprofit providing health education programming for refugees and immigrants in the Twin Cities.


Katrina has her Bachelor's Degree in Business from the Carlson School of Management and has experience working on various social enterprise startups. She's excited to be working at Impact Hub supporting so many awesome social entrepreneurs!


Bailey Johnson
Event & Marketing Manager


Bailey coordinates internal and external events while overseeing marketing and communication strategies at the Impact Hub MSP/FINNOVATION Lab.

Bailey has worked in program development, communications and fundraising at local non-profits such as People Serving People and Conservation Corps. She is excited to use creativity combined with detail-oriented organization to showcase the important work being done by impact entrepreneurs in the community.



Impact Hub MSP Board


Jeff Dykstra, Chair

Partners in Food Solutions

Andrea Davila, Treasurer

Echoing Green

Katie Kalkman, Vice Chair

Impact Hub Board

John Sankara, Secretary

Clifton, Larsen, Allen LLP

Chris Dykstra


Ben Aase

Clifton, Larsen Allen, LLP

Joint Governance Board


Ben Aase, Chair

Clifton, Larsen Allen, LLP, Impact Hub Board

Jacquie Berglund

Finnegans Brew Co., FINNovation Lab Founder

Katie Kalkman

Impact Hub Board

Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas

FINNovation Lab Advisor, Finnegans Community Fund Board

Pam Moret

Bush Foundation Board