American Red Cross Southwest Minnesota serves communities across Yellow Medicine, Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Renville, McLeod, Sibley, Nicollet, Blue Earth, Watonwan, Brown, Cottonwood, Murray, Pipestone, Rock, Nobles, Jackson, Martin and Faribault counties.
Leah Pockrandt has more than 15 years of nonprofit experience, having previously served as Director of Development and Marketing for the Greater Mankato Area United Way and as the Development Director for the College of Business at Minnesota State University Mankato. Most recently, she served as Resource Development Director for the School Sisters of Norte Dame Central Pacific Province. She has extensive experience in fundraising, board engagement, and volunteer management. Pockrandt has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and a master’s degree in Multidisciplinary Studies, both from Minnesota State University, Mankato.