Board of Directors

John Woerner

Board Member

John Woerner

John Woerner was previously with Ameriprise Financial since 2005 and was President - Insurance & Annuities and Chief Strategy Officer for Ameriprise Financial, responsible for leading the company’s RiverSource Insurance and Annuities businesses as well as Ameriprise’s strategic and business development initiatives. John also led Ameriprise Information Management, the data and analytics group.

Prior to joining Ameriprise in 2005, he was with McKinsey and Company, where he was a leader of its North American Asset Management, Brokerage and Wealth Management practice. Woerner was at McKinsey for 10 years and was elected partner in 2000. He began his career at Goldman Sachs as a financial analyst.

Woerner holds a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University and a master of business administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as an advisory board member of The George Washington University School of Business’ Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC), and a member of the Finance Committee of Minnetonka Beach, MN.

John is passionate about addressing barriers to greater participation in clinical trials, to speed the race for a cure to colorectal cancer.