Kathleen Gullickson was most recently the Director of Talent Acquisition for Best Buy. She had been with the organization nineteen years and was responsible for Executive, Corporate and University Recruiting. Kathy has built a high-performing team that delivers the talent needed for the transformation of the organization. She has helped launch several new concepts, from a Talent Acquisition perspective, for Best Buy that include: Best Buy Mobile, Geek Squad City and the Mexico Corporate Operation. She has a proven track record with retention and the development of highly engaged teams. Kathy has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources. She was formerly with Robert Half as a Sales and Recruiting Manager where she was a top performer. She is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and has tremendous passion for the University and volunteered in a variety of leadership roles which spanned almost 10 years. She served on the Alumni Association Board of Directors and ended her time as the President of the Board of Directors. She also sat as a member of the Board of Trustees for two years. She lives with her husband, Mike, in Chanhassen and they are the proud parents of Christine and Patrick. Kathy believes in giving back to her community by getting involved. She looks forward to building strong relationships to achieve the goals of this board.