Congratulations to these business leaders selected to participate in this year’s Leadership Minnesota class. Participants receive a distinctive look at the state’s changing economy and the issues that will shape its future. This exclusive economic tour of the state kicked off September 14-15 in Mankato. Special thanks to program sponsors Altria, Barr Engineering, Radisson Blu Mall of America, Target, The Saint Paul Hotel, Thomson Reuters, Xcel Energy, Werner Electric Supply and WSB & Associates Inc.
2017-2018 Leadership Class
Chair: Bret Weiss, WSB & Associates, Inc.
Lisa Laliberte Belak, Minnesota Gastroenterology, P.A.
Kate Boeckman, Thomson Reuters
Alfonso Cornish, Target Corporation
Bradley Cross, UMC, Inc.
Brian Daily, BlueCross BlueShield Minnesota
Lori Davies, Clow Stamping Company
Melissa Deike, Bell Bank
John DeLuca, Medtronic
Jason Duininck, Duininck Inc.
Sara Dziedzic, Risdall
Derek Farder, Irish Titan
Chris Garcia, Lee & Associates
John Hollick, SFM Mutual Insurance Company
Shalin Johnson, Marsh & McLennan Agency
Brooke Lee, Anchor Paper Company
Jennifer Maleitzke, Environmental Resources Management
Katie Misukanis, Rasmussen College
Greg Mortenson, Capstone Advisory Group
Patty Mullin, Werner Electric Ventures, LLC
Jamie Nabozny, Sunrise Banks
Nick Nelson, Barr Engineering
Paula Nelson, Meridian Behavorial Health LLC
Rich Nowak, Border States Electric
Justin Piprude, Principal
Steve Rosenau, American Crystal Sugar Company
Chris Rousseau, Minnesota Power
Rhonda Roy, UPM Blandin Paper
Brad Sachs, SJE-Rhombus
Tara Schini, Boulay PLLP
Jeff Shelman, Best Buy
Barry Stoffel, Gardner Builders
Jennifer Strickler, Flint Group
Steve Yakesh, Versique Search
Annette Kojetin, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Deb McMillan, TwinWest Chamber of Commerce
Mary Fitzpatrick, Accenture
Michael Morris, St. Francis Regional Medical Center