Alexis McKinnis

(Ojibwe)
Operations Manager

As the Operations Manager of the Indigenous Food Lab, Alexis 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.