SAINT PAUL, MN, (January 5, 2018) – The Chamber announced today that Tom Whaley, Executive Vice President of the St. Paul Saints, will be 2018 Chair of the Board of Directors. In August 2002, he returned to the Saints after spending two seasons as the Director of Corporate Sales for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays before joining the Goldklang Group in 2001, assuming his current position as Executive Vice-President responsible for business development. He is a minority owner in the team. 14 business professionals have joined the SPACC Board of Directors in 2018. Welcome to the newest Board Members! Thomas Cook, Metropolitan State University Duchesne Drew, Bush Foundation Tom Freeman, Faegre Baker Daniels Nancy Haas, Messerli & Kramer, P.A. Mike Hauswirth, U.S. Bank Shannon Hirstein, Roseville Visitors Association Dennis Jolley, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare John Kavanagh, Minnesota Public Radio Richard Pakonen, RC Enterprises, LLC Joe Ravens, Wells Fargo Bank Vince Rivard, HealthPartners Tony Sanneh, Sanneh Foundation James Stolpestad, Exeter Group LLC Dana Weber, Brandography Click here to see the full Board of Directors list.