Margaret Anderson Kelliher '90

President & CEO, Minnesota High Tech Association

Margaret Anderson Kelliher '90Margaret Anderson Kelliher is the President and CEO of the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA). Together with the associations 350 member companies and organizations, Margaret works to fuel Minnesota’s prosperity through innovation and technology. Prior to MHTA, Margaret served in the Minnesota legislature, including two terms as Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives. Margaret graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Gustavus Adolphus College. She earned her Master’s in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In addition to her role at MHTA, Margaret is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Board of Trustees, she chairs Governor Dayton’s Broadband Task Force, as well as teaches at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the YWCA of Minneapolis, the Greater Twin Cities United Way and Textile Center of Minneapolis.

Margaret is the closing keynote speaker at the Gustavus Women in Leadership 4th Annual Conference.