Chief Compliance Officer & Chief Employment Counsel

At Ecolab, Joanne is responsible for insuring that all employees, world-wide, understand and adhere to Ecolab’s Global Compliance mandates. She is also responsible for Ecolab’s Employment Law function.

Joanne has been practicing for over twenty-five years, first in private practice and then in her own business where she worked with large and small corporations and colleges and universities. She’s been recognized by her peers as a “Leading Minnesota Women Attorney” and has been honored by the Minnesota State Bar Association as Attorney of the Year.

She has served on many non-profit boards, including her alma mater, St. Catherine’s University, and was chair of the Board at Convent of the Visitation school, the only all-girls junior and senior high school in the state of Minnesota. She is currently the Chair of Neighborhood House. In her free time, she likes to ski, golf, travel, read and enjoy time with family and friends.

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