Get to know Total Compensation Director Ricka Stenerson

Q. How would you describe your leadership style?
A. Service-centered, optimistic, collaborative.

Q. What interested you the most about working for the City?
A. The great people here. I got to know many of the HR staff members and labor union partners a few years ago when I was doing benefits consulting work for the City. I was excited to join the team!

Q. What’s your favorite place for lunch in Minneapolis?
A. Currently it’s the McKinney Roe patio but there are endless numbers of great spots to dine here.

Q. What music are you listening to lately?
A. I love Coldplay!

Q. Do you have any favorite quotes?
A. I have a poster in my office that I reflect on daily: it says “Keep Calm and Love Minneapolis.”

Q. What’s your favorite movie?
A. The old classic, Gone with the Wind.

Published Sep 19, 2017



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