Who we are:

  • Andy Robinson
    Co-President and
    Chief Empowerment Officer
    Andy is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. He is also a Certified Keirsey Temperament Professional and Meta-NLP Practitioner. Andy has a strong desire to help people better understand themselves and their circumstances, to reduce relationship stress, and create more feelings of happiness, contentment and security. Andy graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy from Adler Graduate School. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Coaching Program from Coach U, Inc.
  • Tim Robinson
    Co-President, Secretary and Chief Curiosity Officer
    Tim is a Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Quality Systems Project Director.  In his role, he ensures compliance with applicable national and international regulations and standards, directs the development and implementation of systems for the preparation of regulatory submissions, manages quality system activities.  He is currently managing the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease in his wife, facilitating a younger-onset caregivers support group, and balancing the work/life relationship.  He holds a Master of Biological Science degree from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Science Degree in Regulatory Affairs and Services from Saint Cloud State University.
  • Sharon Petersen
    Board Member
    Sharon is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, licensed in the State of Minnesota, practicing since 2000.  She is a member of the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists and the American Association of Christian Counselors.  Her personal experience, background and education have helped prepare her for the diverse issues that arise in an individual’s life or family. In her therapy practice, she primarily with adults and adolescents, age 13 and over.  She holds a Master of Arts degree, from Adler Graduate School, in Counseling and Psychotherapy, a graduate certificate from the Seattle School of Theology, and is certified in Prepare/Enrich Assessments.
  • David Schindler
    Treasurer and Board Member
    David is an accounting executive currently working as an interim Controller on a contract basis. He has over 20 years of professional experience with over 8 years of non-profit experience. David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He spent two years at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, a public accounting firm, and specialized in non-profit audits. David has always been an active volunteer which has given him a wide exposure to board management and board service. He currently sits on the Apple Valley Planning Commission and has for the past 10 years.

  • Allan Novine
    Board Member
    Allan is the founder and president of Maximized Solutions – a company founded to help others maximize their potential. Allan has always had a strong desire to be a catalyst for change as he helps others to live in their zone. Allan has run several companies and has gained much knowledge and wisdom in many areas, some of which include; sales, business development, entrepreneurship, and health and nutrition.