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Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media Names Randi Yoder Senior Vice President for Development

January 19, 2011

Yoder to oversee all company development initiatives and operations

(St. Paul, MN) - January 18, 2011 - Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media has named Randi Yoder senior vice president for development. Yoder will oversee all company development initiatives and operations.

"We are very pleased that such a proven professional as Randi is joining us. Her experience and leadership will be great additions to our executive team," says Bill Kling, CEO of American Public Media. "We rely on the sustained and increasing generosity of our individual donors, foundations and the communities we serve. Randi shares our commitment to public service, and will help us to cultivate and celebrate more of these important relationships."

Yoder comes to APM|MPR from the Greater Twin Cities United Way, where she has served as senior vice president for Donor Relations. In that capacity, she led efforts that generated $90 million annually to support human services provided to the nine-county, metro area. From 2001-2007, she served as president of Yoder Henley Development Resources, a consulting firm assisting nonprofits in marketing, communications and development efforts. Yoder also has served as vice president for Institutional Advancement for the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, and associate dean for External Affairs for the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.

Yoder holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Western Michigan University, and a Master of Business Administration from the American Graduate School of International Management.

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