Red Wing IgniteNeela Mollgaard is the Executive Director of Red Wing Ignite. After Red Wing became a
partner with US Ignite, she was part of a dedicated group that created Red Wing Ignite, a non-
profit fostering innovation with students, entrepreneurs and businesses.
Mollgaard has 20 years of experience in corporate and non-profit organizations. She has led
the creation of initiatives in both the business sector and within communities. She has served in
various leadership roles with local non-profit and philanthropic organizations. Currently, she is
the board chair for Women Cents, an organization she helped found, which serves children and
families. She also serves on the Jones Family Foundation and the Governor’s Task Force on