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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.

Leadership Team

Team Members

  • Eric Black MDI

    Eric Black

    President & CEO

  • Rod Wood

    Rod Wood

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Marv Hannon

    Marv Hannon

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Barb Majerus MDI

    Barbara Majerus

    Vice President of Sales

  • jeanne englinton

    Jeanne Eglinton

    Vice President of Employment Services

  • Todd MDI

    Todd Witherill

    Director of Operations

  • Laura Schwartz

    Human Resources Director

  • Katie Johnson

    Katie Johnson

    Director of Marketing

  • Melissa McKeever

    Interim Director of Development

Board of Directors

  • Steve Glienke

    Executive Management

  • Jill Hesselroth

    Intek Plastics

  • Megan Kellin


  • Fred Klietz

    Graco (Retired)

  • Jonathan Palmer

    Business Owner

  • Dr. Michael Raich

    Minnesota North College

  • Y. Elaine Rasmussen

    Social Impact Strategies Group

  • Nicholas Wilkie

    Metropolitan Center for Independent Living

  • Alan Hupp

    Owner, Hupp Holdings LLC