Lee Sheehy

Director, Region and Communities Program

McKnight Foundation




Sheehy was the Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development director, and also chief of staff to Sen. Amy Klobuchar, to mention just two resume items. At McKnight, Sheehy has been focusing on the foundation-supported Corridors of Opportunity program, which seeks to increase investment and job growth for residents along transit corridors. Sheehy knows transit and regional planning, and has the political connections and chops to get things done.