Full Name
Terri Thao
Job Title
Program Director
Nexus Community Partners
Speaker Bio
Terri Thao is a program director at Nexus Community Partners, a non-profit community building intermediary where she runs the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI).  Terri has spent most of her professional career in the fields of community economic development, community building, leadership development, and philanthropy. She is an active board member and serves on the boards of the Asian Economic Development Association, East Side Neighborhood Development Company, the F.R. Bigelow Foundation, MN Housing, and Voices for Racial Justice.  She obtained her Bachelors’ and Masters’ degrees from the University of Minnesota. When she does have free time, she can be found running around town with her family or with her nose stuck in a book.
Terri Thao