Our Board

The board of trustees identifies the Foundation's philanthropic priorities and makes the final decision on grants. The Foundation recruited trustees who can offer wisdom, influence and access to resources and partnerships. The trustees include:

Richard M. Schulze
founder and chairman emeritus of Best Buy Co., Inc.

Maureen Schulze
spouse of Richard M. Schulze and leader of philanthropic causes

Robert Bruininks
president emeritus of the University of Minnesota

Susan Hoff
proprietress & chief executive officer of Fantesca Estate & Winery

Debra Schulze
joins the board this fall 2017

Allen Lenzmeier
former vice chairman, member of Best Buy Co., Inc. board of directors

Kevin Bergman
president and chief operating officer, Olympus Ventures LLC

Ann Winblad
co-founder and managing director of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Mark Dienhart
president and chief executive officer of the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation