Milinda Ysasi Castañon received a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2003 from Grand Valley State University with an emphasis in Marketing and Human Resources Management. She went on to pursue her graduate degree at Davenport University and graduated with an M.B.A. in Strategic Management.
Mindy served a three year term on the Alumni Association Board of Directors, and during that time she participated on the activities committee and assisted with the planning of volunteer events. She has also committed time to on campus organizations such as the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Young Alumni Council by speaking at various events.
In addition to her volunteer support, she has been a generous donor by making gifts to the L. William Seidman Center and the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons. Mindy has worked in the human resources field for nearly ten years, and is currently a human resources consultant at Herman Miller Inc. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with her husband Rafael.