Stephen B. Wellington, Jr.

Stephen WellingtonHigh Winds Fund Trustee & Chair

Stephen chairs the High Winds Fund board of trustees.  He is founder and President of Wellington Management, Inc. (WMI). WMI is currently ranked as one of the top ten real estate developers in the Twin Cities area.  Between 1976 and 1984, Steve worked for the City of St. Paul. As a leading St. Paul development official, Steve was responsible for such major redevelopment projects as District Energy, Lowertown redevelopment and the establishment of the Family Housing Fund. Steve has been an active community volunteer and civic leader. Steve served on the Metropolitan Council and was Chair of the Midway Chamber of Commerce in 2005. He has also served as a board member of YMCA Camp Widjiwagan, the St. Anthony Park Community Foundation, District Energy St. Paul and the St. Anthony Park Bank. He is currently co-chair of the Plymouth Church Neighborhood Foundation, a non-profit developer of affordable housing. He also currently serves as a board member of Drake Bank and as a board member of Regions Hospital. Steve is a Yale alumnus, but we don’t hold that against him. He has three adult children and lives with his wife, Kathy, in the St. Anthony Park neighborhood of St. Paul.