Alexis McKinnis

Operations Manager

As the Operations Manager of the Indigenous Food Lab, Alexis (she/her) brings with her expertise that she has accumulated from over 20 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. She also brings with her a writing background, having spent the better part of 10 years writing as a columnist for Minneapolis’s Star Tribune.

Alexis is a devoted caretaker to her German Shepherd, Bear, and likes to cook vegetarian food in her spare time. She is a lineal descendant of the White Earth Ojibwe tribe and grew up in Minneapolis.