Terri Barreiro wearing a black shirt and standing in front of large pink flowers and black-eyed Susans
Leadership and Management Area

Terri Barreiro

Adjunct Faculty Member

Terri Barreiro is an adjunct instructor teaching social entrepreneurship at the Humphrey School. She also co-teaches startup customer development at the Carlson School of Management. She is a mentor and coach for new social enterprises and is an active volunteer and co-founder of Impact Hub MSP. She is a consultant for strategic planning, fundraising, and board development. She also serves on a number of nonprofit boards. She retired after 10 years as founding director of the McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University.

Barreiro is co-author of Social Entrepreneurship: the Journey from Issue to Viable Venture and Educase: Clemens Perk. She has more than 30 years of experience leading social change efforts as senior staff of United Way of Minneapolis, co-director of Dayton Hudson Foundation, and as a consultant. In her career she has helped 11 social impact-focused nonprofits form and thrive.