MayKao Y. Hang

President and CEO, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, St. Paul, MN


Class C Director and Board Chair


MayKao Hang leads the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation as its president and CEO. The foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving lives in the St. Paul, Minnesota area through direct services, research and community building. MayKao’s affiliations include service on the boards of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners, the Coalition of Asian American Leaders, and as an advisor to the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Dr. Hang has been recognized with many leadership awards and honors for her service. She received a Bachelor’s of Psychology from Brown University, a master’s degree in Social Policy and Distributive Justice from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and her doctorate in Public Administration from Hamline University.