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Real Relationships – valuing people over doing tasks
Radically Giving – prioritizing generosity
Genuinely Encouraging – adding value and building people up because you are a person of value
Contagiously Positive – possibility thinking and abundance mindset
Continual Growth Mindset – intentionally growing, learning, and improving
Courageously Transformational – focused and driven on sustainable change over transactional deals
Consistently Values-Based – high values on character, integrity, and transparency

Who is Bill Goodwin?

Bill Goodwin is a husband, father, and “Papa” to his grandchildren. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, raised in Glendale, Arizona, he currently resides in Apple Valley, Minnesota. He has 30+ years of leadership experience in growing and building individuals and teams with proven leadership training, proactive coaching, and dynamic speaking for personal growth. Bill is a certified, independent speaker and coach on The John Maxwell Leadership Team. Speaking for many years, to groups of all sizes, he brings messages of hope with enthusiasm!

One of his passions is traveling to new countries around the world where he provides training for leaders and interacting with the children. He is also an active member of the local chamber of commerce and a Rotarian in the Rotary Club of Lakeville, MN.

Bill and Karla were married in 1993 and have two adult children: Kristy, married to Ryan, and son Dean, and two grandsons. They enjoy spending time with their grandchildren. Bill loves coffee, Apple products, reading leadership books, listening to podcasts, working out, being in a boat on any lake, fishing, Top Golf, and In-N-Out Burger!

Who is Doug Anderson?

Doug Anderson has extensive experience in finance, operations, leadership, and public service. He is a proven servant leader with over 40 years of financial and senior leadership experience in for-profit, non-profit and government organizations. He is an experienced communicator, engaging facilitator, and passionate about servant leadership and infusing values into the culture of our communities and work places.

Doug is Mayor Emeritus of Lakeville, MN; serving the city for 13 years on the financial advisory committee, city council, and two terms as mayor. He also served for three years as the co-chair of the Regional Council of Mayors.

Vocationally, Doug retired in 2019 after serving as chief operating officer at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. Prior to that he served for twelve years at Hamline University as Senior Vice President of Finance.  His background also includes serving as principal consultant for Alta Business Consulting, president of Mains’l Services, Inc., ten years as chief financial officer of Lutheran Social Service of MN, and senior accountant for Deloitte. Doug is a CPA (retired), and earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota Duluth and an MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.

Doug is active in the community as a member of the Lakeville Chamber and Rotary club, and has served on many boards over the years including Hosanna Church, Friends of the Boundary Waters, Ingham-Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camp, and Lakeview Bank.

He and his wife Deb have been married 44 years, serve as pre-marriage mentors, and are active outdoors - enjoying biking, hiking, camping, skiing, and traveling. He loves to read and aspires to be an author.

Doug is a long term resident of Lakeville, MN with his wife Deb. They have two adult children, Bryan and Calista, married to Guido, with grandson Alex.