Deborah Hanson works with friends of Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media whose generosity significantly advances our mission. Hanson has been deeply involved in the growth of APM | MPR's major giving program since 2007, serving in multiple capacities. Prior to joining MPR, Deborah served as a senior development leader at TPT (Twin Cities Public Television) and the Minnesota Orchestra. Deborah is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and holds a degree in History. She is a member of AFP, the Minnesota Planned Giving Council, and a board member of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Foundation.