Naomi Pesky is the vice president of Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement – a post she assumed in May 2018 to oversee all communications, marketing, community outreach, air service development, enterprise sustainability and strategic planning for the MAC.
Pesky came to the job with a wealth of corporate and nonprofit leadership experience. Before her tenure at the MAC, Pesky served as vice president of external relations at Hennepin Theatre Trust, where she led the marketing, communications and development teams.
Earlier, Pesky was director of marketing and communications at The Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation. Pesky joined the Foundation 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.
Naomi is an active community volunteer and currently serves on GREATER MSP’s Make It. MSP Leadership Council.
Pesky 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.