Led by a nimble and passionate team, Meals From The Heart events build relationships and strengthen communities while providing flavorful, fortified meals to local food shelves.
Tom Thiets founded the organization and has served on the board since inception. Tom has a background of mechanical design, general contracting, trade show supervision and project management, local and global mission director and currently serves as Director with Meals From The Heart. In August 2016, Tom was honored by Mahtomedi High School with an Alumni of Distinction Award. His enrollment in the Masters of Divinity program at Luther Seminary in St. Paul is currently on hold due to his full-time focus on Meals From The Heart.
Dan Davis has been a board member since 2009. He worked for 3M for 20 years in engineering, manufacturing operations and product development. He served on the Hugo Planning Commission and on the boards of YMCA Camp St. Croix and Kids Against Hunger. Dan is currently working with a start-up medical products company providing engineering and business expertise.
Todd King has been a board member since 2009. Todd is well versed in franchise operations; he served as President of Green Mill Restaurants for 18 years and led the company expansion from one site to over 30 sites in MN, ND, KS and WI. He and his partner were named Ernst and Young Master Entrepreneurs Of The Year in 2003. Todd is the owner of Kandally Corporation, which provides business consulting services.