Perseverance, an ability to empower others and the willingness to work hard are characteristics of the five women Twin Cities Business is honoring with special leadership awards.
All five women are excellent strategic thinkers and have talents for business. They have risen to leadership positions in industries traditionally dominated by men. Equally important, they all possess the inner drive to test themselves and persuade their employees to join with them to help their companies excel.
The women profiled in the following pages have found ways to juggle work, community and family roles, so they can make important contributions to all aspects of their lives.
Kate Kelly | President and CEO | Minnesota Bank & Trust
Jill Lloyd | President | Lloyd Security Inc.
Kim Nelson | CFO | SPS Commerce
Susan Park Rani | President | Rani Engineering
Diane “Dee” Thibodeau | CEO and co-founder | Charter Solutions
CEO and co-founder, Charter Solutions
President, Lloyd Security Inc.
President and CEO, Minnesota Bank & Trust
CFO, SPS Commerce
President, Rani Engineering