The National Eagle Center recently elected two new members to the Board of Directors. The 18-member Board brings experience and insights from varied backgrounds to help guide the organization’s strategy, maintain fiscal responsibility and ensure mission impact.
Ross Lexvold of Red Wing, MN is the Xcel Energy Manager of Community Relations and Economic Development for southeast Minnesota. He brings over a decade of community relations and development experience to the National Eagle Center during a period of major expansion and development. He lives in Red Wing with his wife Kelly and their two sons.
Karl Speak of Minneapolis, MN is a global brand management expert and founder of Brand Tool Box. His work with leadership teams to develop and improve brand management competency has included Cargill, St. Jude Medical and Target Corporation in Minnesota. His bestselling book, Be Your Own Brand, has sold over 90,000 copies in 12 languages around the world.
These new Board members are committed to the health and vibrancy of Wabasha and look forward to advancing the mission of the National Eagle Center through their service.
The National Eagle Center is a landmark interpretive center on the banks of the Mississippi River in Wabasha, MN celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019. Offering wild eagle viewing and live eagle programs daily, the National Eagle Center connects people with eagles in nature, history, and culture. For more information about the National Eagle Center, visit nationaleaglecenter.org.