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Doug Loon

Douglas B. Loon is president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, a position he has held since September 8, 2015.   The Minnesota Chamber represents more than 2,300 Minnesota companies, 130 local chambers and 65 business trade associations at the Minnesota Legislature on a variety of issues that impact Minnesota’s economy.

Prior to assuming leadership of the Minnesota Chamber, he spent 20 years at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 17 of those in Minnesota. As the vice president for regional affairs and advocacy, he managed the seven regional offices that provide political and grassroots outreach across the nation. He also managed the U.S. Chamber’s Midwest Region that includes Minnesota. He was intimately involved in supporting state and local chambers and businesses to move public policy in a direction that helps them be successful.

Previously, Loon served as director of congressional and public affairs at U.S. Chamber headquarters in Washington, D.C. There, he served as one of the organization’s chief lobbyists before Congress on issues critical to the American business community.

Before joining the U.S. Chamber staff in 1995, Loon was legislative director to Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania. In his 10 years on Capitol Hill, Loon also served as acting staff director for the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and on the Senate Commerce Committee. In addition, he worked for Senator Larry Pressler of South Dakota.

Loon received his bachelor’s degree in government and international affairs from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D. He is a graduate of the Congressional Research Service’s Institute for Legislative Staff as well as the Federal Election Commission’s program on campaign finance laws for incorporated trade associations and membership organizations. He also graduated from Leadership Minnesota, an exclusive program of the Minnesota Chamber addressing the economic and public policy issues of Minnesota businesses. He is past chair of the Eden Prairie Foundation Board of Directors.

Doug Loon
Laura Bordelon

Laura Bordelon is senior vice president for advocacy at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, a position she has held since November 2011. In her role, she leads the organization’s public policy, grassroots and political engagement strategies.

She directed the Minnesota Chamber’s education, telecommunications and energy policy from 2000-2004. She was a policy director for Governor Tim Pawlenty from 2004 to 2005 and then was named director of legislative and cabinet affairs in 2006. She most recently was director of corporate state government affairs for Medtronic Inc.

She graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Minnesota. Her community involvement includes being a board member of the Minnesota Government Relations Council and the Minnesota Zoo.

Senior Vice President, Advocacy
Laura Bordelon
Annette Kojetin

Annette Kojetin is Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. She directs and oversees the accounting, human resources, facilities and IT functions for the Minnesota Chamber and its affiliate organizations. Annette is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Annette Kojetin
Jenny Munyer

Jenny is the Vice President of Member Development and Engagement. In this role, she is responsible for the organization’s membership development and engagement efforts overseeing membership, events, sponsorships and the Minnesota Chamber leadership programs. She also directs Leadership Minnesota which is an exclusive opportunity for 35 business leaders to tour Minnesota’s changing economy and the issues that will shape its future.

Jenny has been with the Minnesota Chamber since 2000. Prior to that, she was the Director of Programs for the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of State Chamber Professionals and the White Bear Volleyball Club. 

She has a B.A. from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.  In her free time, Jenny likes to spend time with her husband Dave and their two children, Ally and Blake.

Vice President, Member Development and Engagement
Jenny Munyer
Vicki Stute

Vicki Stute is the vice president, programs and business services of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and is responsible for strategic development of Grow Minnesota! Partnership, Energy Smart, Waste Wise, and new programs and services. Additionally, Stute serves as executive director of Minnesota Chamber Business Services which implements the sale of group insurance products and provides professional association management services. She also directs the activities of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Executives (MCCE), the professional association for local chambers across Minnesota.

She brings more than 25 years of combined executive leadership experience through her work in the Chamber of Commerce industry, having served Dakota County Regional, Saint Paul Area, TwinWest, River Heights, and Red Wing Area Chambers of Commerce. Vicki is actively engaged in several Twin Cities-based community organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Metropolitan Economic Development Association and Mid-America Chamber Executives.  

Prior to returning to the Chamber industry in 2013, she served as president of Angel Foundation, a Twin-cities based non-profit organization serving adults with cancer and their families. Vicki is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Leadership and Management. She is an avid hockey fan and enjoys reading, fitness, golf, and spending time with her husband Nick, and their two daughters.

Vice President, Programs & Business Services
Vicky Stute

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