Martha Goldberg Aronson ’89
Corporate Director, President, North Arm Partners

Martha Goldberg Aronson
Martha Goldberg Aronson is a Corporate Board Director currently serving on the board of directors of Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSII), Methode Electronics (NYSE: MEI) and CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD).

Goldberg Aronson also served on the board of directors of Hutchinson Technology (NASDAQ: HTCH) from 2010-2016. She currently serves as Chair of the Board of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.

Previously, Goldberg Aronson was executive vice president and president of Global Healthcare at Ecolab, a $500 million business. With sales of $14 billion and 45,000 associates in 170 countries, Ecolab delivers solutions for safe food, healthy environments, clean water and abundant energy.

Prior to joining Ecolab in 2012, Goldberg Aronson was senior vice president and president, North America, at Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the healthcare industry. In this position, she was responsible for a $1 billion business.

Earlier, Goldberg Aronson served as senior vice president at Medtronic, a $20 billion company with 85,000 employees. Medtronic is a global healthcare solutions company committed to improving the lives of people through medical technologies, services, and solutions. Throughout her 18 years with Medtronic, she held numerous positions in general management and led several functions both in the U.S. and Europe. Goldberg Aronson began her career as an associate consultant at Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm based in Boston.

In addition, she serves on the Board of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association where she is President-elect. Previously she served on the Board of the Minnesota Opera and the Minneapolis Club. She is also a member of the Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable and the Wellesley College Business Leadership Council.

In 2009, she received the Women in Business Industry Leader Award from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. In 2014, she was named one of the 35 Most Influential Women in Healthcare in Minnesota. Recently, she was named one of Minnesota’s outstanding corporate directors for 2016 by Twin Cities Business magazine. Goldberg Aronson was named to the Edina High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006 and the Edina High School Hall of Fame in 2009.

Goldberg Aronson graduated phi beta kappa and magna cum laude from Wellesley College with a bachelor’s degree in economics. At Wellesley she was named All-American in Division III tennis, as well as Academic All-American. She earned her master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Goldberg Aronson lives in Minneapolis with her husband, Dan, and their three sons. She is an avid water skier and stand up paddle boarder.