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Senior Leadership Team

The MDI leadership team provides guidance and oversight to the organization in pursuit of its mission to create employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Their individual and collective leadership experience ensures that the strategies, operations and culture of the organization lead to service excellence, organizational vitality and meaningful job opportunities.

Team Members

  • Peter McDermott

    President & CEO

  • Rod Wood

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Marv Hannon

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Barb Majerus

    Barbara Majerus

    Vice President of Sales

  • Jeanne

    Jeanne Eglinton

    Director of Employment Services

  • Peg Mcquillan Porter

    Peg McQuillan Porter

    Director of Development

  • Todd MDI

    Todd Witherill

    Director of Operations

  • Debi Thompson

    Debi Thompson

    Director of Human Resources

  • Katie Johnson

    Katie Johnson

    Director of Marketing

Board of Directors

  • Phillip Bakken

    Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (Retired)

  • Rhonda Graves

    3M (Retired)

  • Jill Hesselroth

    Intek Plastics

  • Ellen Hoeg

    Technology Industry Executive (Retired)

  • Mary Kay Jacobson

    Independent Grant Writer

  • Thomas Keller III

    Director Emeritus, Attorney

  • Fred Klietz

    Graco (Retired)

  • John LeMay

    Associated Bank (Retired)

  • Keith Olson

    Andersen Corp (Retired)

  • Jonathan Palmer

    Hallie Q. Brown Community Center

  • Dr. Michael Raich

    Hibbing Community College

  • Y. Elaine Rasmussen

    Social Impact Strategies Group

  • Nicholas Wilkie

    Metropolitan Center for Independent Living

  • Dr. Rachel Wobschall

    Director Emeritus, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare