Saint Paul, Minnesota (September 14, 2022) — The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today announced four newly elected officers to lead its board of directors. The Minnesota business leaders are each strong supporters of the performing arts and have been elected.

The new slate of Ordway board leaders includes:

  • Board Chair: Patrick Garay-Heelan, Wealth Advisor, Senior Vice President, 1834, a division of Old National Bank

  • Vice Chair: Kimberly A. Randolph, Vice President, Energy Supply Projects, Xcel Energy

  • Treasurer: Scott Kirkland, Chief Financial Officer, Ecolab

  • Immediate Past Chair: Brad Wood, Chief Operating Officer, McGough

“We are honored to have a group of committed, passionate leaders on the Ordway board,” said Ordway President and CEO Chris Harrington. “Each of these accomplished professionals and arts advocates bring dynamic ideas to execute our vision of presenting the memorable performing arts experience and creating a welcoming, safe and inclusive environment in all Ordway spaces.”

“I am honored and excited to chair the Ordway’s esteemed board of directors,” said newly elected board chair, Patrick Garay-Heelan. “I am eager to learn alongside my fellow board members and Ordway staff, ensure that our diverse perspectives advance the Ordway’s mission, and engage stakeholders during this critical time for performing arts.”

About the Board members

Patrick Garay-Heelan

Garay-Heelan has worked in investment management and trust since 2006. Garay-Heelan provides disciplined investment management, wealth planning and trust administration tailored to your goals. Before joining 1834, a division of Old National Bank in 2022, he spent over seven years in the Wealth Group at Bremer Bank. He also worked for the Private Client Group of US Bank and The Private Bank at Wells Fargo. Garay-Heelan received his law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in Management from Saint John’s University (Collegeville). Garay-Heelan serves on the board of Mitchell Hamline Law School. 

Kimberly A. Randolph

Randolph currently serves as vice president of Energy Supply - Projects at Xcel Energy, where she manages the engineering and construction of capital projects across Xcel’s generating plant portfolio.  Prior to her tenure at Xcel Energy, Randolph held vice president and general management positions with BP’s Alternative Energy business. She was recognized as a 2021 Notable Woman in Technology by Twin Cities Business Journal and as a Top 100 Diverse Leaders in Energy by the National Diversity Council. Randolph holds a Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Houston.

Scott Kirkland

Kirkland is chief financial officer for Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources. Previously, he was senior vice president and corporate controller, with global responsibility for Ecolab’s financial planning and analysis, accounting, and internal audit functions. Prior to joining Ecolab, Kirkland held finance positions with Novartis International AG. He began his career with roles in audit and assurance, and transaction services at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Kirkland has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa.

Brad Wood

Wood is the chief operating officer of McGough, a Saint Paul-based construction, development and facility management firm with eight regional offices throughout the Midwest and in Dallas, Texas. Wood joined McGough in 1998 and is responsible for key company operational areas including marketing, business development, finance, information technology, corporate services, human resources, and the company’s regional and national operations. Prior to joining McGough, Brad held senior level marketing and financial/strategic planning positions with the Zebulon Group, Tricord and NCR Corporation. Wood has a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, both from the University of Minnesota.

September 14, 2022