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Kevin Gerdes

Director, Public & Nonprofit Leadership Center

Department: Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center
E-mail: ksgerdes@umn.edu
Phone: 612-626-1337
Office: 241 Humphrey School   

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Kevin served as Commander at Company, Battalion, and Brigade levels with the MN National Guard, and helped establish Minnesota's "Beyond the Yellow Ribbon" program to support soldiers returning from active duty. He is finishing his PhD in Leadership Studies at the Univ. of St. Thomas. Kevin is responsible for the PNLC's overall operations and program management, will teach courses in the MPA degree program, and is developing a new certificate program for mid-career leadership professionals.