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Roberta from Minnesota is working to transform Minnesota by ‘Transforming the industry with expertise engagement and strategic initiatives’.

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Roberta Downing, a distinguished social psychologist and co-founder of Harper Downing LLC in Minnesota, is poised to revolutionize and unify the industry through her extensive expertise in government affairs and public policy. With over two decades of senior-level experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the table, particularly in areas such as healthcare, antipoverty programs, nutrition policy, tribal issues, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Roberta's firm specializes in federal policy and congressional appropriations, offering strategic engagement for businesses and nonprofits seeking guidance in navigating complex regulatory landscapes.

Prior to establishing Harper Downing LLC, Roberta served as the Assistant Vice President for Policy, Community Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. During her tenure, she played a pivotal role in shaping policy research and development initiatives aimed at uplifting low- and moderate-income communities, as well as advocating for indigenous populations through the Center for Indian Country Development. Her leadership not only influenced policy decisions but also fostered collaborations with stakeholders ranging from congressional staff to Indian Country leaders, showcasing her ability to build bridges across diverse sectors and drive impactful change.

Roberta's track record of successful policy implementation and team management underscores her commitment to driving transformative outcomes within the industry. By leveraging her background in social psychology and her tenure at esteemed institutions like the Federal Reserve Bank, she is well-positioned to guide organizations towards greater strategic alignment, community engagement, and inclusivity. With Roberta's visionary leadership and dedication to advocating for underrepresented voices, she is set to be a catalyst for positive change and unification within the industry.

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Roberta's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Roberta’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Roberta will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Roberta’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Roberta tends to be an enthusiastic and decisive achiever, focused on the big picture


Keep the pitch short, direct, and casual with Roberta. Don't bring in unnecessary information; instead, focus on exactly what is most relevant to them and their ambitions.

What comes naturally to Roberta

  • Motivating and driving others to action

  • Prioritizing personal career advancement over job security

  • Making a decision more quickly than most people


Roberta is likely to be assertive and bold. They are likely to appreciate when others are confident and to-the-point. Push for your ideas or opinions, but be prepared to support your reasoning.

When speaking to Roberta

  • Share a compelling story

  • Project boldness and confidence

  • Let them take the lead


Roberta is often motivated by ambitious goals and exciting competition. They tend to find value in achievement and feel energized when they accomplish something great.

What motivates Roberta

  • Leading others

  • Winning other people over

  • Opportunities to advanc


Roberta likes challenge, so don’t hesitate to call them out. They can have a big personality, so don’t be shy if you’re feeling overwhelmed. Speak up and get their attention. Expect some friendly competition, but know that they are focused on the team’s best interest. Take confident action to earn their respect and keep it by delivering on promises and discovering new opportunities.

When working with Roberta

  • Don't be afraid to take risks

  • Maintain a fast work pace

  • Implement good ideas quickly

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Roberta’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Roberta’s online activity.

Social Psychologist

Public Policy


Community Development

Assistant Commissioner


Policy Analysis

Community Engagement


Qualitative Research

Program Development

Public Speaking

Health Policy

Social Psychologist

Public Policy


Community Development

Assistant Commissioner


Policy Analysis

Community Engagement


Qualitative Research

Program Development

Public Speaking

Health Policy

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

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Thank youHarper Downing LLCfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Roberta extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

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