New Members Join BSM Board of Directors

New Members Join BSM Board of Directors

BSM is adding six new members to the Board of Directors. These new members will officially begin their three-year term on July 1, 2018.

Maureen Grazzini
Maureen is a 1986 graduate of BSM and previously served on the Nominating Committee as well as held the position of Chair of the Parent Association. She earned her degree from the University of St. Thomas. She is currently an instructor at Foss Swim School. Maureen and her husband Greg have two children, Claire, class of ‘18, and Adam class of ‘15.  The family resides in Chanhassen.

Nadia Martyn
Nadia is a 2005 graduate of BSM and currently serves on the Strategic Enrollment Committee. She is the Senior Legal Counsel and Privacy Officer for Delta Dental of Minnesota. Nadia holds a B.A. in History from Boston College and a juris doctorate from the University of MN Law School. Nadia and her husband, Joe ’05 are the parents of future Red Knights, George and Evelyn. The family resides in Edina and are members of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.

Laura Portz
Laura currently serves on the Strategic Planning Committee. She is the Director of Global Compensation for General Mills. Laura earned her MBA from Carlson School of Management with a major in Strategy. Laura and her husband Tom have two children who attend BSM: Nick,’20, and Sarah, ’22. The family resides in Wayzata and they are members of Holy Name of Jesus parish.

John Theisen
John is 2006 graduate of BSM and currently serves on the Finance Committee. He is a manager in the Risk Advisory Services Practice for Ernst and Young, LLP.  John graduated with a B.A. in accounting from the University of St. Thomas. John and his wife, Emily, reside in Eden Prairie.

Tom Lynch
Tom is a 1985 graduate of BSM.  He is EVP Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary for Orexigen, a biopharmaceutical company based in San Diego. Tom holds a juris doctorate degree from Boston College Law School, a master’s degree in teaching from the University of St. Thomas, and a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University. Tom and his wife Anastasia ’85, have four children, Sean, graduated class of ‘17, two who attend BSM, Frankie ’20, T.J. ’22, and future Red Knight Amelia. Tom and his family attend St. Patricks Catholic Church in Edina. The family resides in St. Louis Park. 

Fr. James Liekhus

Fr. Liekhus is a 1997 graduate of BSM and serves as the Archdiocesan Representative. He is the pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church in Hopkins, as well as the Canonical Administrator of Notre Dame Academy in Minnetonka. Fr. Liekhus attended St. John Vianney Seminary and the St. Paul Seminary at the University of St. Thomas, and was ordained in 2005. Parents are Al Liekhus (former BSM employee) and Mary Beth Ferrian Liekhus, SMA class of 1968