Ted Staryk was elected chair of The McKnight Foundation board of directors, becoming the Foundation’s sixth chair since it was established in 1953. Staryk succeeds Robert J. Struyk, elected in 2009, who completed his three-year term at the close of 2011. Staryk has been a member of McKnight’s board of directors since 2004, and has served on McKnight’s investment committee and as the Foundation’s treasurer. He is also a partner at CNote Management Company and owner of the Snake River Brewery. He has a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology from the University of Minnesota, and previously worked six years in the player personnel department of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers. Ted lives in Jackson with his wife Noa, a fourth-generation McKnight board member and small business owner, and their two children.
Ted has been a Director of St. John’s Health Foundation since 2017.