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Dr. Kathi Tunheim

Board Director
Dr. Kathi Tunheim - Board Director in Lutheran World Relief

Kathi Tunheim, Ph.D., is Vice President for Mission, Strategy, and Innovation at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. In this role, Kathi leads the execution of the Gustavus Acts Strategic Plan, which includes managing the College’s National Advisory Boards and Gustavus Women in Leadership group, leading the human resources department, and growing external partnerships that advance the Gustavus mission. Kathi has managed training and development at Northwest Airlines and Carlson Travel Network, and served as Director of Leadership Development at American Express Financial Advisors. In 1998, she founded Tunheim Leadership Group, Inc., a consulting firm with a mission to recognize, educate and inspire leadership, team and organization development.