Board of Directors
David Erickson, Chair
David Erickson joined Reach’s board of directors in October 2018. He is a Principal Project Manager with HealthPartners and Owner of Stub Enterprises, Inc., which provides small business and nonprofit consulting services. David chose to serve on the board to “be part of the an organization delivering critical services to our community and to be part of Reach’s future growth.”
Cody Holliday, Deputy Chair
Cody joined the board in December 2021. He has spent more than a decade working in and around the Minnesota State Capitol and currently he works as a lobbyist within the Government Relations group at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. His policy work is primarily focused in the area of health and human services. Cody is passionate about advocacy and hopes to use the knowledge and relationships that he has built at the Capitol to aid Reach in their own advocacy efforts.
Anna Hulstein, Treasurer
Anna joined the board of directors in June 2021. She is a Business Solutions Partner working in the Financial Planning & Analysis department at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota. Anna has family members with developmental disabilities and has experienced first hand how the types of services Reach provides impacts individuals and their positive outlook on life. She is passionate about helping people live independently and to their full potential. Anna is excited to use her business acumen to help Reach for Resources deliver its mission and vision to the people they serve.
Patrick Boley is an attorney at Eckberg Lammers in their Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate practice area. Patrick obtained his LL.M. (Master of Law) in Taxation and a Certificate of Estate Planning from Georgetown University. He has more than 18 years of experience in legal practice. Patrick has been on our board of directors since January 2017, and has been involved with the organization since 2006.
Danny joined the board in June of 2020 and currently works as a Human Resources Training Manager at Ecolab Inc. within their Global Talent and Organizational Development division. He holds a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management. Danny spent the early part of his career working at Hammer Residences and managed a home of young adults with developmental disabilities. He has a passion for helping others grow, whether it’s in their lives or their jobs, and appreciates the opportunity to drive Reach’s mission to help others achieve their full potential. In his free time, he enjoys screaming at his favorite sports teams, cooking extravagant but inedible dishes, dancing with his young daughter and making terrible jokes with loved ones.
Peter N. Thompson
Peter joined the board in April 2022. He was a professor and dean at the Hamline University School of Law where he was selected as one of the “150 Lives that Make a Difference.” He has written a treatise on Minnesota Evidence and has co- authored books on mediation, class action suits and courtroom practice. He serves as an arbitrator for AAA and FINRA. Peter was a founding Board Member of the Peace Foundation in North Minneapolis and the Founding Chair of the Grief Club of Minnesota. He served as President of the Board at ResourceWest in Hopkins and Personnel Director at the Wayzata Community Church. Peter volunteers with the IOCP Neighborhood Program, Hammer’s Adopt a Hammer House, Families Moving Forward and Loaves and Fishes. He has nine grandchildren and is a full-time spectator at hockey, soccer, choir, basketball, track, swimming and baseball events.
Dandy joined the board in September 2022 and is a Product Manager for Boston Scientific. Her expertise focuses on conducting analysis and strategies by compiling data to enrich databases and drive strategies for new businesses. Dandy loves helping people in need and giving back to the community that nurtured her growth. She is excited to offer her skillset to join the journey with Reach to support its mission and help them reach more people in need.