John Kieffer joined the UMDF Board of Trustees in May of 2014. John is sales and business executive with the 3M Company and has held numerous leadership roles in the US, Asia, and Europe throughout his 30-year career at 3M. Recently, John has been leading 3M’s customer-facing “Business Transformation” program, which is a global project to move all of 3M’s customers and employees to a unified set of customer engagement and order management business processes/systems. John and his wife Andrea have two grown children, Matt and Melissa, both in their 20’s. Melissa has been recently diagnosed with a mitochondrial disease (MELAS). John, Andrea, and Melissa have been active in the Minnesota Chapter of the UMDF. They recently relocated from St. Paul, Minnesota to Austin, Texas.