PresidentCompany: Global Minnesota
Role: DIB Presenter
Diversity Insights Breakfast:
Global Citizenship: Whole World Sensibilities and Responsibilities
Post: Global Citizenship: Whole World Sensibilities and Responsibilities
Mark Ritchie is the President of Global Minnesota, a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that connects individuals, organizations, and communities in Minnesota to the world.
Mark has over 30 years of experience serving communities and working with government in Minnesota. From 1986 to 2006, he headed the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a nonprofit organization advocating for the state’s rural communities and promoting sustainable food, farming and trade systems. He then entered state politics, serving as Minnesota’s Secretary of State from 2007 to 2015. In January 2019, he took on a new role as President of Global Minnesota.