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Morris Goodwin, Jr.

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Board member, First elected: 2017

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I am optimistic and hopeful that all who need, want and aspire to quality healthcare will receive equitable access to the best care we at HealthPartners have to offer. I am deeply appreciative of the dutiful work of all of the health care professionals who help to make this possible. I will do all that I can to assist and support their efforts.

Career

Morris Goodwin has a broad career in finance with both nonprofit and for profit organizations. Since March of 2014, he holds the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer of American Public Media Group (APMG), the parent organization of Minnesota Public Radio. Prior to joining APMG, Morris served as the vice president of finance and administration for the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. Previously Morris served as president and executive principal of The Hogan Group; executive vice president and chief financial officer of Vivius Inc., a consumer health care start up; senior vice president and treasurer at Deluxe Corp; vice president and corporate treasurer of American Express Financial Advisors in Minneapolis. He also has held various other positions in commercial and investment banking.

Education

B.A., Political Economy, Williams College

MBA and Public Management, Stanford University Graduate School of Business

Personal

Morris serves or has served as a director of the Minneapolis Foundation, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Minnesota Public Radio, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Metropolitan Economic Development Association, BMC Industries, Charities Review Council, Search Institute, Winthrop Leasing Corporation, MN State Board of Investments Advisory Council and Mathstar Inc. Morris is the former chairman of the board for the Search Institute and serves as the current vice chairman of Twin Cities Rise and of the trustees of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. Morris also formerly served as a member of the University of Minnesota Debt Policy Advisory Committee.

Morris was born and raised in south Minneapolis and lives with his wife, Donna of 41 years, in Minneapolis. Morris and Donna have two adult children who also live in the Twin Cities. Morris has studied the martial arts of aikido and Thai kick boxing, collects and consults on high-end audio, sings blues, gospel, rock and R&B when he can and is an ordained deacon in the Episcopal Church.

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