CaringBridge Names Three New Board Members

Eagan, Minn., (February 5, 2014) — CaringBridge, the caring social network that offers protected websites for connecting people when it matters most, recently appointed Mikisha Nation, Scott Petinga and Shawn A. Teal to its board of directors. CaringBridge board members provide leadership, valued advice and governance of the Minnesota-based nonprofit.

Mikisha Nation is currently a management consultant in the Twin Cities area and previously held positions in healthcare strategy and organizational change management at Target Corporation. Mikisha also served in roles with increasing responsibility in federal government, nonprofit, and academic institutions throughout the country. She leverages her diversified experiences and skill set to encourage engagement and drive results through cross-functional collaboration.

Scott Petinga is the Worldwide Chairman and CEO of Akquracy, a data-driven marketing communications agency focused on developing multi-channel marketing strategies that aim to increase loyalty, boost selling opportunities, and build long-term profitable relationships between customers and clients.

Shawn A. Teal has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in owning, managing and building nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Shawn currently works at the Fairview Health Systems Foundation as Vice President of Community Relations and Development and is responsible for all major gift fundraising and community relations programs and planning.

“We look forward to adding Mikisha, Scott and Shawn’s valuable experience and perspective to our board,” said Sona Mehring, CaringBridge Founder and CEO.

About CaringBridge
CaringBridge is a nonprofit offering many ways for people to care for each other during any type of health event. Its mission is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier. For more information, visit