Board of Directors
Aaron Holm, Founder and President of Wiggle Your Toes
Aaron Holm, founder and president of Wiggle Your Toes has spent the past 15 years in both business development and management in the Information Technology and Engineering staffing, consulting and outsourcing industry. As the result of an accident in January of 2007 Aaron lost both of his legs above the knee. Aaron’s quick and successful recovery efforts are the premise of the Wiggle Your Toes organization. In May 2008, Aaron founded Wiggle Your Toes with a mission to help other amputees regain independence and mobility. Aaron has given back to the amputee community through Wiggle Your Toes and also by lobbying on capital hill for the Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) parity act. Aaron resides in the Twin Cities with his wife Amanda and their three children.
Rob Rieckenberg - Director of Client Advocacy
Rob was involved in an incident in June 2005 when he lost his right leg above the knee. He was the first amputee to visit Aaron and his family in the hospital after Aaron’s accident; they have a good friend in common. Rob had many questions about amputation while he was in the hospital and these were never addressed. He wanted to make sure Aaron ‘s concerns were answered! Wiggle Your Toes has given Rob the opportunity to carry on this help with other amputees…
Rob has been involved in the financial industry for 8 years. He and his father started an insurance agency, Health and Wealth Advisors and in 2008 they joined MidCountry Bank, where he handles all of the health insurance for all of there 15 locations, along with individual, commercial, and other insurance services in their twin cities’ locations. Rob also teaches insurance principals and other continuing education insurance classes for Kaplan Professional Schools, formerly Prosource Dearborn, for the past 7 years. Since he began teaching, he has taught over 14,000 students.
Rob grew up in Delano, MN and graduated from Gustavus Adolpus College in 2000, with a Bachelors of Organizational Management. He played football for the Gusties all 4 years and stays involved with the program and Gustavus. Rob currently lives in Minneapolis where he still enjoys playing softball with former college football buddies and other outdoor activities. He spends lots of time with his family, friends, and just loving life…
Riana Hansen - Board Member
Riana Hansen is currently a Senior Sales Executive for LogiSolve, LLC. LogiSolve is a privately held Technology and Management Consulting firm in Minneapolis, MN specializing in Project Management, Business Analysis, Technical Architecture and ePrescription Solutions. LogiSolve was ranked as Minnesota’s #1 Fastest-growing Private Companies in 2007.
Prior to joining LogiSolve, Ms. Hansen spent eight years with CDI Business Solutions Group, an IT staffing firm with offices nationwide. Throughout her tenure with CDI, she was a Sales Executive for five years and spent three years prior in an Account Support role. Her primary responsibilities included business development, account management and consultant management.
Betsy Miller - Board Member
Betsy Miller is currently a Fulfillment Manager at CDI IT Solutions, a leading provider of engineering and information technology outsourcing solutions and professional staffing. She has been with CDI since April 2000. As Fulfillment Manager Betsy is responsible for the recruiting side of the business for the Minnesota IT market.
Prior to CDI, Betsy worked part time through college with the Italian American Club of Minneapolis. The Italian American club is a non profit foundation that grants scholarships on an annual basis to deserving students in the surrounding Minneapolis area.
Betsy has earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communications with an emphasis in Human Relations and Information Technology from St. Cloud State University. She resides in the South metro with her husband and 2 children.
Teri Kuffel - Board Member
Teri is the Vice President and founding co-owner at Arise Orthotics & Prosthetics, Inc. where she controls all practice management aspects of the business. She serves on the board of the Minnesota Society of Orthotists, Prosthetists and Pedorthists (MSOPP) and teaches for the Master’s program in Prosthetics & Orthotics at Concordia University and Century College. She is also involved with patient help organizations and sits on the board of Minnesota’s amputee non-profit, Wiggle Your Toes. Teri has been an AOPA state representative for seven years, and has worked on many state issues, including Minnesota’s recently passed O&P licensure law.
Teri earned her juris doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN and has worked in the O&P industry with contract, human resources, and organizational management for fifteen years.
Teri was one of the recipients of AOPA’s 2015 Ralph R. “Ronney” Snell, CPO, FAAOP, Legislative Advocacy Award for her relentless advocacy work with MSOPP and AOPA, including her participation in the previous seven Annual AOPA Policy Forum events, to which she also sponsored patients to join her each year.
Mark Mann - Director of Sports and Activities
Born and raised in Minnesota, Mark has spent the last 6 years wearing multiple hats while working for the family business, Swanson Meats, but has currently settled on the role of Marketing Manager. Mark has always had a passion for sports, especially basketball, playing at a collegiate level at Bethel University. It was there that he met his wife, Rachael, to whom he has been married to for 4 years.
In 2013, after falling off of a jet ski, Mark was run over by a boat resulting in the amputation of both his legs below the knee. Mark was faced with uncertainty and had a lot of questions. Many of his questions went unanswered until he met Aaron Holm, founder of Wiggle Your Toes. Wiggle Your Toes played a critical role in his recovery, providing Mark with peer support and financial assistance towards a bathroom remodel to accommodate for his new needs as an amputee.
Mark made a full recovery and returned to a very active lifestyle that included the sports he loved such as: snowboarding, wake surfing, mountain biking, and basketball. In January of 2016, Mark joined the Board of Wiggle Your Toes and is currently the Director of Activities. Mark’s mission is to show other amputees what is possible with prosthetics and to make sure they never limit themselves.