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McBrady ’13 to Lead UMN Morris Alumni Association

Dillon McBrady ’13
Author: 
Jenna Ray
Publication date: 
February 11, 2019
  • McBrady is a partner of McVentures, LLC and CEO of the Leprekald Grilling Division.
  • A former history major and student body president, he went on to Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
  • McBrady succeeds Larry Traversie '00, who will continue to serve the board as immediate past president.

Dillon McBrady '13 is the next University of Minnesota Morris Alumni Association (UMMAA) Board of Directors president. The former history major and student body president plans to connect alumni with each other and with UMN Morris students during his year as president.

"I hope to get more alumni involved with the university and more connected with other alumni and students," says McBrady. "I hope to see you in the next year as I do my best to pave the way for more feet to find their way back to the place they called home."

Education & Career

As a UMN Morris student, McBrady was very involved, having been a board member of six student groups, including student government (president 2012–13).

After graduating, McBrady went on to Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul. He then practiced law in Morris before becoming a partner of McVentures, LLC and CEO of the Leprekald Grilling Division.

Service

McBrady often comes back to campus; he's helped with the Community of Scholars admissions event as well as the First-Year Ice Cream Social, Alumni and Students Networking Day, and more. He also serves in the National Guard as a 2nd Lieutenant in B. Co. for the 334th BEB.

Originally from Maple Lake, McBrady now lives in Morris. In his free time, he likes to read, paint, woodwork, play video games, and learn new things—a mark of his liberal arts education.

UMMAA

McBrady succeeds Larry Traversie '00, who will continue to serve the board as immediate past president. To learn more about the UMMAA and its board of directors, visit alumni.morris.umn.edu.