With new tax policies at the federal level and a workforce shortage in Minnesota, TCB brings key chief financial officers together to discuss how they are addressing challenges and identifying financial opportunities for their organizations. Representing a cross-section of the Twin Cities economy, panelists are: Barry Gisser, CFO, Science Museum of Minnesota; Lois Martin, CFO, Mortenson Companies; Andrew LaFrence, vice president of finance and information systems and CFO, SurModics; and Jeff Pellegrom, executive vice president and CFO, Minnesota Wild.
2:45 p.m., $60, Metropolitan Ballroom, Golden Valley, 612-336-9288, tcbmag.com
This year’s fundraiser will explore Chinese culture and highlight U.S.-China relations. The gala at a private home will feature Chinese cuisine and entertainment, and live and silent auctions. Funds raised by Global Minnesota go toward educational and cultural programs to help Minnesotans live, work and lead globally.
4:30 p.m., $200, shuttles from Orono Schools, 612-625-1662, globalminnesota.org
Enjoy a day of golfing and networking at the 45th annual tournament sponsored by the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce. The event features a silent auction, lunch, reception, dinner and an awards ceremony.
10:30 a.m., tickets start at $185, Minnesota Valley Country Club, Bloomington, 612-370-9123, mplschamber.com
Rick Speckmann, an executive business advisor, will speak on “Grow Your Company Through Your Employees.” At this breakfast event, he will identify five steps that managers can take to increase a company’s results based on its investment in its employees.
7:30 a.m., $20 to $30, Radisson Hotel, Roseville, 651-223-5000, saintpaulchamber.com