Anderson Trucking Service
Central Minnesota Community Foundation
Clear Path, LLC
Falcon National Bank
Granite Equity Partners
Gray Plant Mooty
Plaza Park Bank
Preferred Credit, Inc.
RBC Wealth Management
The Speakers Forum has become one of the premier
networking and leadership development events for business
professionals in Central and Greater Minnesota.
Creating a consistent, quality
networking opportunity for Greater Minnesota business
managers and executives
Offering a luncheon designed for growth and education
through the stories and experiences of successful,
For tickets to this
contact Eric Jungels at
Leadership Panel: Business Growth
May 9, 2013 –
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
River's Edge Conference Center –
St. Cloud, Minn.
Join us as Greater
Minnesota business leaders discuss the
steps local organizations are taking to grow profitably.
Panel Members Include:
Jeff Gau — CEO, Marco
served in the U.S. Air Force and is a University of North
Dakota graduate. He joined Marco in 1984 as a sales
representative and later became Sales Manager for the
Voice/Data Networking and Office Furniture divisions. Jeff
became president in 2003 and CEO in 2007.
Jeff is chair of the American Coop Dealer Group Board. He is
also a member of the
CentraCare Health System Foundation Board, the National
Sharp Dealer Council Board, the Anderson Center Board, the
Cisco Channel Advisory Board, and the Greater St. Cloud
Economic Development Corporation Board of Advisors. Jeff has
served as Chair of the United Way Campaign for Central
Minnesota, St. Cloud Area YMCA, and New Beginnings.
Krebsbach — Managing Partner, CliftonLarsonAllen
Mark is managing partner at CliftonLarsonAllen. A graduate
of St. Johnís University, he has over thirty years of
experience advising owners of privately owned family
enterprises, with expertise in the areas of succession,
management advisory, finance and tax and financial planning.
Mark is the Forum Leader for the Anderson Centerís Family
Business Forum. He has served on the board of directors for
a number of organizations, including CentraCare Health
Foundation and the Anderson Center. Mark also serves in a
leadership role for the Investment Committee of the Greater
St. Cloud Development Corporation.
Lawson ó Dean, Herberger Business School, SCSU
Diana is the Dean of the Herberger Business School at St.
Cloud State University. The majority of Dianaís
academic career has had an international focus, including
developing an international business curriculum and teaching
business in foreign countries. Prior to coming to the
Herberger College of Business she held the position of
Endowed Chair in International Business at Saginaw Valley
State University in Michigan. Diana has taught in Turkey and
Moldova, and she teaches international negotiation in
Diana is the Forum Leader
for the Anderson Center's International Business Forum. She
is also currently a volunteer Board Member for the Anderson
Center. She earned her Bachelorís degree at the State
University of New York, and her Master's degree, MBA and
Ph.D. from Kent State University.
Schoenborn ó Managing Partner, Leonard Street & Deinard
Brian is managing partner of Leonard, Street and Deinardís
St. Cloud, Minnesota, office, where he focuses his practice
on family and closely held businesses. He is aslo co-chair
of the firmís Sports and Entertainment practice group.
Brian is a member of the U.S. Hockey League (USHL) Board of
Directors and co-owner of the Sioux Falls Stampede of the
USHL. Additionally, he is a member of the American
Association of Professional Baseball (AAPB) Board of
Directors and co-owner of the Sioux Falls Canaries of the
AAPB. Brian also serves as a Forum Leader for the Anderson
Centerís Leading Negotiations Forum. Leonard, Street &
Deinard is a charter member of the Anderson Center
- Chuck Mooty, Faribault Woolen Mill Company, Fairview
Health System and International Diary Queen
- Jim Lukaszewski, author, crisis communications expert
and founder of the Lukaszewski Group
- Bill Popp, POPP Communications and Minnesota Military
- Dave Mona, Weber Shandwick and WCCO Radio
- Steve Rothschild, Twin Cities RISE!
- Lloyd Sigel, Founder of Lloyd's Barbeque Sauce
- Al Horner, CEO of Aaron Carlson Corporation
- Dr. Dileep Rao, Professor, entrepreneur, author
- Paul Douglas, Meteorologist, author, and software
- Gary Stern, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve
Bank of Minneapolis
- Dick Enrico, CEO of 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment
- Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chairman of Carlson Companies
- Chris Heim, CEO of 2ndWave Software and Amcom Software
- Larry Wilson, founder of Wilson Learning
Corporation and Pecos River Learning
- Erik Saltvold, owner of Erik's Bike Shop
- Jill Blashack Strahan, owner of Tastefully Simple
- Dr. Daniel Cohen, co-founder of CNS, Inc.,
maker of Breathe Right nasal strip and FiberChoice chewables
- Robert Naegele, Jr., best known for establishing Rollerblade,
Inc., and Chairman of the Minnesota Wild
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information, please contact Eric Jungels, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 320.251.5420.
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