Corporate Council

Are you an arts-loving business professional?

Join the Guthrie Corporate Council and be a part of the next generation of Twin Cities philanthropic leaders. Led by Guthrie staff with guidance from the Board of Directors, this exclusive cohort of ambitious, mid-career individuals serves as brand ambassadors – raising awareness of Guthrie artistic and community programs, identifying prospective corporate contributors, and gaining behind-the-scenes access to the theater and its leadership team.


Membership term: one year

  • Personally contribute $2,500 to the Guthrie annually or secure $2,500 from employer
  • Identify corporate donor prospects and facilitate introductions to Guthrie staff members
  • Attend quarterly Guthrie Corporate Council meetings
  • Assist in inviting and hosting corporate guests at select networking receptions (including Opening Night dinners and Stage Business events)


  • Year-round access to private donor lounge
  • Two complimentary tickets for an Opening Night celebration dinner and performance of your choice
  • Invitations to exclusive behind-the-scenes meet and greets with artists and directors
  • Invitations to select Board committee meetings and the Guthrie’s Annual Meeting
  • Complimentary backstage tour for two

Apply today!

Fill out our online application. 

For more information, contact Nina GrahamDirector of Institutional Giving, at 612.225.6154 or

Current members

Joshua Dorothy, Gregerson, Rosow, Johnson & Nilan, Ltd
Nathan George, Travelers
Timothy Huebsch, General Mills
Kate Johansen, Mayo Clinic
Jacky Junek, GWG Life
Christina Koppang, Travelers
Tim Manning, SunOpta
Brianna Mooty, Accredited Investors
Pleasant Radford Jr., UnitedHealth Group
Peter Scherf, U.S. Bank
Michael Schmaltz, Accenture
Chris Seidl, Robins Kaplan LLP

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