Board member, First elected: 2022
Dave Lagerstrom (he/him/his) is the president and CEO of TURCK Inc. North America, a global manufacturer of industrial sensors, connectivity products and networking devices that employs over 1,500 people in Minneapolis and Saltillo, Mexico. Prior to joining TURCK in 2000 and being appointed to his current role in 2007, he worked for SICK AG and Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley.
Dave is dedicated to creating an intentional culture of well-being for his company, believing a workforce that is happy and healthy is also more engaged. Because of his expertise in this area, he had the opportunity to testify on best practices in front of a congressional briefing in Washington, and his company was featured in the Harvard Business Review. Dave was recognized as the 2015 Manufacturing Executive of the Year by Minnesota Business Magazine, which cited his commitment to the overall health and well-being of his people as a contributing factor to this honor.
A strong advocate for transgender children and their families, Dave and his wife Leslie were honored by PFLAG Twin Cities in 2013 with the Robert and Joyce Curoe Award for Outstanding Parents.
In addition to HealthPartners, Dave serves on the boards of HealthPartners Institute, ODVA and GeaCom, Inc.
Dave grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and has lived in Minnesota for 33 years. He enjoys restoring vintage sports cars and hiking around the lakes and parks of Minneapolis with his wife and their two rescue dogs, Molly and Olive.