Laura Salveson has been the director of McKnight Foundation’s Facilities and Guest Services department since she joined in October 2017. Previously, she served in several roles at the Minnesota Historical Society’s Mill City Museum, including program supervisor, helping to prepare for the opening of Mill City, then site manager, and finally museum director. Before that, Salveson worked at the Minnesota AIDS Project in volunteer resources and management, and at four Minnesota Historical Society sites as a guide and performer.

Después de obtener una licenciatura en artes teatrales en la Universidad de Minnesota, Salveson trabajó durante muchos años como actor independiente, productor de teatro pequeño y director.