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Speakers Forum

The Speakers Forum has become one of the premier networking and leadership development events for business professionals in Central and Greater Minnesota.
   
Program Objectives
  • 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, knowledgeable leaders.
 

 

For tickets to
upcoming events,
contact Eric Jungels at
eric@anderson-center.org
or 320.251.5420.

 

NEXT KEYNOTE SPEAKER


Rose McKinney
Founder, Pineapple RM
May 8, 2014 – 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
River's Edge Conference Center – St. Cloud, Minn.

Take a closer look at what makes your brand a success! Brand reputation is a vital asset for your business (and your career) in the marketplace.  Rose McKinney, Founder of Pineapple RM, will discuss the difference between brand and reputation, and why it’s important to understand how these work together. Walk away with insights on how you can create and improve your personal and business brand reputation!

McKinney's influence and accomplishments – which range from establishing a national Millennium celebration to saving a Shriners Hospital from closure – are not only notable, they are also newsworthy. Her career includes business, community, professional and academic facets. She has helped hundreds of organizations, from entrepreneurial startups to international conglomerates to vital non-profit organizations tap the power and potential of brand-reputation.

A graduate of Drake University, McKinney has spent her career at agencies, serving as director of public relations at Foley Sackett, vice president client services at Karwoski & Courage, and president of Risdall McKinney Public Relations.


UPCOMING SPEAKER


Brig. Gen. Alan Dohrmann
Deputy Adjutant General, N.D. National Guard
September 11, 2014 – 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
River's Edge Conference Center – St. Cloud, Minn.

On the anniversary of the most devastating terrorist attacks on American soil, Brig. Gen. Alan Dohrmann will share military leadership principles that can be applied in your business to achieve greater success in building teams, overcoming adversity and accomplishing your mission.

Dohrmann — a respected leader with a thirty-year career in the United States Army — graduated from Minnesota State University before going on to law school at the University of North Dakota. Currently serving as the Deputy Adjutant General for the North Dakota National Guard, Dohrmann's previous assignments include serving as an infantry officer for the 1/48th Infantry Regiment in Gelnhausen, Germany, as a signal officer for the 1st Special Forces Group in Okinawa, Japan and as the Commanding General for Task Force Falcon in support of NATO’s Kosovo Forces mission in Kosovo.
 

Previous Speakers

  • Dennis Stauffer, Innovator Mindset
  • Brad Rixmann, Pawn America
  • Jeff Gau, Marco
  • Mark Krebsbach, CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Diana Lawson, Herberger Business School, SCSU
  • Brian Schoenborn, Leonard Street & Deinard
  • 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 Family Foundation
  • 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 company founder
  • 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
  • Tony Jacobson, founder and CEO of AllOver Media
  • 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

(See more detailed bios on these speakers.)

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