Amplify’s John Trautz Recognized as Notable Board Member

Amplify’s John Trautz Recognized as Notable Board Member

Trautz Recognized as Notable Board Member

august 15, 2023
Congratulations to John Trautz, Amplify's Board Chair, for being recognized by Twin Cities Business Magazine as one of the 2023 Notable Nonprofit Board Members!

John has served on Amplify's Board since our beginning in 2018 and has been a key part of our growth in the first five years. He is recognized by Twin Cities Business for his strategic planning and commitment to innovative problem-solving, supporting the mission of Amplify. We are so grateful to have John leading our Amplify community!

"As the Board Chair at Amplify Mission Network, John leads by example," said Julie Eide, Amplify's President. "He takes a collaborative approach to leadership, inviting all voices to be heard around the table, asking great questions, staying curious, and surrounding himself with people who have the information and expertise to help us move forward. John’s great energy and friendly welcoming demeanor make each person who meets him feel seen and known."

Trautz has spent his entire career in commercial real estate in the Twin Cities in a variety of roles including sales and leasing, development and investment. He has a B.S. and MBA from the University of Minnesota. John and his wife, Jill, have been married for 34 years and have 4 adult children. John’s avocations include traveling, biking, hiking, and reading. Ministry interests focus on local organizations that assist people in pursuing a better life through better housing, career assistance and life skills training.

TCB Notable Board Members Awards recognize some of the most accomplished members of local nonprofit boards. Honorees are individuals who have exceptional accomplishments that have created significant, positive impact on the Minnesota community.