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Board Of Directors


Becky Malkerson

A Blue Zones board member with expertise in biotechnology, medicine and finances, since Becky accepted the position as president and CEO of the Minnesota Medical Foundation at the University of Minnesota in 2006, the foundation has received the three largest donations in the University’s history, totaling $155 million. As of 2014, Becky now holds the position of EVP/Chief Advancement Officer for the Minnesota Medical Foundation. She has held senior level leadership positions at Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Amgan Inc., United Health Group, and U.S. Bancorp. Becky is actively engaged in community service and professional activities in the Twin Cities area, where she serves on two other local boards. She received a B.A. in sociology and psychology from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota.


Scott Meyer

A Blue Zones board member with healthcare consultant expertise and over 30 years experience as a corporate executive, entrepreneur, educator and leader, Scott has developed an international reputation by providing marketing counsel and business strategy to a broad range of profit and non-profit companies worldwide. Scott has taught at the University of Minnesota, the University of St. Thomas and New York University. He is also active on a number of community and non-profit boards and organizations. In 2011, Scott received the “Award of Excellence” from the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and in 2012 was recognized as an “Alumnus of Notable Distinction” from the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and has traveled to 46 countries during the course of his career.