Jim Santori, the director of business development at Greater Mankato Growth, is an experienced journalist and the former publisher of the Free Press Media. Jim has been involved in numerous community organizations serving as founding member of Greater Mankato Growth, Minnesota Newspaper Association Legislative Committee, Visit Mankato, Chair of Mankato Area Health Foundation (Mayo Clinic), Mankato Symphony Orchestra, Parks & Greens Spaces Advisory Committee for North Mankato and Rolling Green Lane Homeowners Association. Jim has resided in the Mankato area for 10 years with his wife Colleen and has four grown children living all over the U.S. with two grandsons.
Jim was appointed to the Mankato Area Foundation Board of Directors in 2014. He currently serves as the chair of the Granting committee.