Robert Harris III
Lead For Minnesota
Director of Programs
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Robert, a graduate of Carleton College, joined the Lead For Minnesota team in August 2020. Originally from Chicago, Robert has gone from big-city boy to small-town advocate.
Robert currently leads the overall strategic direction and day to day operations of the organization’s Fellow recruitment and host partnership efforts. He also acts as a mentor to Fellows on their community and leadership development work.
Before joining Lead for Minnesota, Robert was a community and economic developer for small and rural communities throughout central Minnesota.
In his free time, Robert is a full-time dog dad to Tucker, the office’s Napping Specialist.
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