Mary Susan – Chair
Mary Susan is a daughter of the Indiana militia, a second amendment advocate and grand-daughter of the Daughters of American Revolution. . Beginning life as a degreed nursing director in Wayzata, she started her own business in 1995 and has since been self-employed. She raised, 3 children to adulthood as a single mother and is a homeschool advocate. Her conservative political convictions have been her life’s journey. Her faith, work ethic, and visionary team building skills enabled her own business to grow nation wide status. Mary Susan deeply believes that her skills and convictions will help to build a new base of support for conservatives. “We are on a mission”.
Andy Noble – Co Chair
Completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, M.B.A. Master’s degree in Finance, Marketing, & International Business. Andy worked 25 years within commercial real estate development, brokerage sales, property management, finance, mortgage, and construction focuses in-depth. Andy Acquired esteemed CCIM designation (Certified Commercial Investment Manager( owning and managing over 2,000 multifamily apartment units and numerous coastal homes .His structured finance & senior life settlements designed for higher net worth accredited investors and holistic’ financial planning advising for both retirement, investments, and business / personal credit issues for various business owners, entrepreneurs, investors, and individuals in need of risk management and asset protection strategies. Andy utilizes his registered licenses held presently in life, accident, health, property & casualty insurance, both Series 6 & 63 federal securities licenses, and maintains his longstanding real estate brokerage licenses in both Indiana and Minnesota. Andy is currently pursuing the esteemed CFP designation (Certified Financial Planner) and is planning on subsequently completing both the CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) and ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant) designations as well.He is active in Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Bloomington Chamber of Commerce and Capitol City Business Council as well as having run for public office in 2010 for Ramsey County Commissioner.
Samantha Quigley – Treasurer
Raised in rural Minnesota by a hardworking, single mother of two; Samantha earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and went on to get her M.B.A with an emphasis in Leadership from Southwest Minnesota State University. She is a conservative who has spent her professional career in Accounting and Finance roles and has volunteered with several non-profit organizations. Samantha currently resides in Maple Grove with her son.
Holly Olson – Compliance
Born in Canton, Ohio and moved to Rochester, MN where her father finished his Radiology residency at Mayo Clinic. Her father’s practice took the family to Janesville, WI (Paul Ryan’s hometown) where Holly attended Parker High School graduating in 1976. She attended St Olaf College (back to Minnesota) graduating in 1980 with a BA in Economics. Holly met her husband Bruce Olson at St Olaf while traveling around the world as part of the St Olaf Global semester. Holly and Bruce married in October 1981. Life took them to San Francisco in 1983. Holly worked as the Vice President of Trade Operations at the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco until 1995. In 1995, Holly began her consulting business – Holly Olson Consulting LLC. After 21 years, she continues to work independently in the Financial Services market as a project manager and consultant for Financial Services providers both in San Francisco and Minneapolis. Holly and her family moved back to Minnesota in July of 1995, to be closer to family. Holly has always been an active volunteer. Holly and Bruce have 3 sons: Parker an attorney practicing in Minneapolis; Macneil an accountant in Minneapolis; and Anders a student at Augsburg College. They live in Chanhassen on Lake Lucy Road and love life in Minnesota
David Asp – Attorney
Sherry Perra – Executive Board
Sherry Perra has experienced ‘first hand’ the struggle to overcome the welfare barrier as a single parent and become a conservative advocate. Her Cornell executive leadership skills combined with her philosophy and work experience launched a successful trajectory. Sherry’s values are built upon self-sufficiency, free enterprise and economic prosperity. Her foundation includes limited government, state rights, and individual freedom.Over twenty five years distributing spine and orthopedic device implant equipment, she developed a multi-million dollar sales business. She is decisive, committed to excellence and has proven skills and accomplishments.
John Bristol – Executive Board
A life long Conservative and area native, currently residing in Maple Grove. Father of two boys, Jack 18 and Ben, 15. U.S. Air Force Veteran. Alumni of the University of Minnesota and a University of St. Thomas MBA. Focused today on helping businesses harness the power of Big Data Analytics. Passionate about conservative causes, particularly as it relates to safety, security, and limited government. An avid networker, eager to help us bring great conservative leadership.to the State of Minnesota.