Opportunity Partners welcomes new board members in 2017

January 20, 2017

Twin Cities nonprofit organization Opportunity Partners announces the election of Sarah Bridges, Joe Kukla and Leslie Neugent to its Board of Directors. Opportunity Partners advances the quality of life for people with disabilities through employment and residential programs that serve more than 2,000 people each year.

Sarah Bridges is a psychologist, executive coach and consultant, speaker, writer and thought leader on management. She is the owner of Bridges Consulting and has advised senior executives at Fortune 500 companies. Sarah received her B.A. in psychology from Wesleyan University and her Ph.D. in Neuropsychology from the University of Minnesota.


Joe Kukla is partner at Thiel, Anderson & Kukla, LLP. He specializes in disability planning and guardianships. Joe is also a certified coach with the Special Olympics Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with degrees in political science and criminal justice. He received his Juris Doctor from the New England School of Law.


Leslie Neugent is a minister at Wayzata Community Church. She leads a ministry and worship service called Parables for people with special needs and their families. She received a B.S in Communications from Northwestern University and a Masters in Advertising from the Medill School of Journalism.