Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) CEO Brian Ryks named Naomi Pesky as the organization’s new Vice President of Strategy & Stakeholder Engagement and is effective May 7.
Pesky brings to the MAC a unique combination of corporate and nonprofit leadership experience. Most recently, Pesky served as Vice President, External Relations at Hennepin Theatre Trust, where she led the development, communications and marketing teams. Prior to the Trust, Pesky was Director of Marketing and Communications at the Saint Paul and Minnesota Community Foundations. Pesky joined the foundations after a decade at General Mills, where she held multiple marketing leadership roles. She began her career in Chicago at Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research.
Pesky currently serves on the board of Temple Israel in Minneapolis. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Pesky was also a 2012-2013 policy fellow at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.