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SAL7 Squad

Meet the Squad!

Robyn Stimac

Coming from a music promotion background, Robyn believes strongly in the vision where no stigma is attached to mental health and youth are empowered to share their stories and let their soul shine. She believes children are the future and change needs to begin there. I want to help make a change in this world …

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Manny Pinto

Manny comes to the Squad eager to help influence the future trajectory of an organization focused on a very important issue and looks forward to networking and sharing his creativity and drive.

Abbie Nuthals

Motivated by mission-based work, Abbie comes to the Squad with 12 years of non-profit experience and believes in removing the stigma around mental health. I am passionate about our mission because I want my kids to grow up in a world that is free of stigma. And in a world where mental health resources are …

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Gabe Afolayan

Gabe comes to the Squad with the goal of developing a standard of openness, empathy, and active support for the next generation of youth who face otherwise debilitating circumstances. He identifies as naturally curious and comes from a Nigerian background and cultural heritage where mental health is generally overlooked. I want to lean into mental …

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Art Boylan

For some time, Art has been anxious to find a meaningful opportunity to give back to the community. As an attorney, he provides legal and governance insight to the Squad as Secretary. It is a terrific organization and serves an important purpose.

Mark Wick

For the last 3 years Mark has been speaking to students about the importance of talking about mental health and sharing his own experience. Through these talks he has come to realize the many challenges that young people are going through and the need to let them know they are not alone and that there …

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Tom King

A native of the little town on the west side with a dream (Edina), Tom brings his knowledge and connections from years of volunteering for youth mental health organizations to the Squad. Additionally, Tom leverages his finance background as Squad Treasurer.  I have witnessed first-hand that when we can help eliminate stigma and provide access …

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Allison Lindberg

As a child, Allison navigated her mental health partially on her own, partially not at all, and partially with the support of family and trained providers. Today, she recognizes the value of connection, shared stories, and support from others in being your authentic self. What’s neglected, mistreated, and/or misunderstood during our youth has a tremendous …

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Holly Renn

In addition to her effervescent demeanor, Holly brings a wide array of non-profit experience to the Squad be it human resources, bookkeeping, or fundraising. When I heard Leo Buscaglia speak in 1981, it changed my life, “… Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an …

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Todd Luoma

With the organization since its inception, Todd brings his energy, business savvy, and faith to the Squad as an ignitor and change-maker. Todd also serves as the Squad Vice President. I hope to help find/fund tools for children to help them deal with anxiety, depression, bullying, suicide and let them know they are loved!