Tunheim Leadership Group Inc. Inspiring Leadership and Teamwork

Meet Kathi Tunheim, Ph.D.

With a spirit and energy that is both genuine and contagious, Kathi Tunheim of Tunheim Leadership Group, Inc., brings a fresh, exuberant approach to leadership and life. Clients such as Medtronic, Cargill, American Express, Luther College, Augsburg College and Children's Hospitals and Clinics, have tapped into Kathi's speaking and facilitating gifts. Her topics include: Leadership Development, Teams, Strategic Planning and Work/Life Balance.

An authentic, hard-working Midwesterner, Kathi was born in South Dakota, experiencing her formative years in Orange City, Iowa and Walker, Minn. She was named a State Champion three times at the Minnesota State Speech Tournament, in three separate categories. With a thirst for learning and development, she earned her B. A. from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., her M. A. from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisc., and recently received her Ph.D. in Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Kathi's people-focused experience stems from an impressive career, which includes over 25 years of Human Resource Development and Instructional Design. She managed Training and Development at Northwest Airlines and Carlson Travel Network, and served as Director of Leadership Development at American Express Financial Advisors, Minneapolis, Minn.

She recently accepted a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Management in the Economics and Management Department at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.

Kathi Tunheim and her Family

As the President of Tunheim Leadership Group, Inc., she lives in Orono, Minn., with her husband Bob, a corporate attorney, and their three children, Rob, Amie and Kristie.

Kathi Tunheim