2 elected to Cornell College Board of Trustees
The Cornell College Board of Trustees has elected two new members, Warren Mack ’66 and Adrienne Corn ’93, whose service begins immediately.
Warren Mack ’66
Mack earned a B.A. in history from Cornell College and a J.D. from the University of Chicago. He has practiced law with Fredrikson & Byron in Minneapolis since 1969. He was the managing partner for 12 years and has practiced in the areas of corporate, venture capital, tax, health law, and aviation law. Mack has served on many boards and in 2006 was named one of Minnesota’s Five Outstanding Directors by Twin Cities Business for his help in bringing Buffalo Wild Wings from a small private company to a successful public company. In the nonprofit world, he has chaired the Boards of Directors of the Minnesota Orchestra and Buena Vista University and currently serves on the boards of the Minnesota Orchestra, North Memorial Health Care, Madeline Island Chamber Music, and the Jorja Fleezanis and Michael Steinberg Fund for Music. He is the author of “One Step Forward,” a biography of a World War II triple ace fighter pilot. Mack pilots both land and seaplanes.
He is married to Linda Mack ’69, an architecture writer who was the architecture columnist and writer for the Star Tribune for many years.
Adrienne Corn ’93
Corn graduated from Cornell College with a degree in English. She earned a Ph.D. in leadership and policy studies from Vanderbilt University in 2013, and has expertise in the areas of identity and occupational choice and persistence and their impact on organizational performance. In addition, she is certified by the Society for Human Resource Management as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
Corn founded her first company in 2001, and in 2013 folded it into her current company, HumanTalented, an applied human talent analytics and alignment company that provides analytics products for organizations and individuals. She has written white papers on several subjects, most notably about millennials and their impact on higher education and the workforce.
Corn is one of seven family members to attend Cornell. She and her husband, Darwin Melnyk, reside in Franklin, Tennessee.