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Andre joined Twin Cities Business in September 2014 and now serves as Online and E-Newsletter Editor, a role in which he manages TCB's website, covers breaking news, updates social media channels and oversees the twice-weekly e-newsletter,Briefcase. Previous to joining TCB, Andre dabbled in several roles, including experience in several newsrooms, a one-year stint at a nonprofit through the AmeriCorps national service program and developing social media strategy at Carmichael Lynch Spong.

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Dale used to head up the production of TCB’s magazine, website, e-newsletters, live events and editorial partnership projects. He also served as both an editor and a writer, was a weekly on-air business news contributor for CBS’s WCCO radio and regular commentator on Gannett’s KARE-11 TV, and emceed several events throughout the year.

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Adam Platt is executive editor at Twin Cities Business magazine, a position he has held since 2011. He assigns, edits, and writes features stories, concepts and edits our Starters section, and helps set the overall editorial course for the magazine while ensuring copy is flowing as it should. A seasoned journalist-turned-editor, he attended Macalester College in St. Paul, became a staff writer and media critic for the Twin Cities Reader, moved on to become editor of Casino Executive, and then joined Mpls.St.Paul magazine in 1998, where he served as executive editor until joining TCB.

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Sarah Lutman is a St. Paul-based independent consultant  and writer for clients in the cultural, media and philanthropic sectors.

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David Burda (twitter.com/@davidrburdadburda@msp-c.com) is editorial director, health care strategies, for MSP-C, where he serves as the chief health care content strategist and health care subject matter expert, and was editor of Modern Healthcare, the industry’s leading health care business publication.

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Sam Schaust first joined Twin Cities Business in January 2015 as an editorial intern. He is now the Online and E-Newsletter Editor, a role in which he manages TCB's website, covers breaking news, updates social media channels and oversees the twice-weekly e-newsletter, Briefcase. Sam is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he gained experience by writing at two campus publications: the Murphy News Service and The Wake magazine.

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Kim Crockett is a vice president, senior policy fellow and general counsel of the Center of the American Experiment, based in Golden Valley.

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Linda L. Holstein has defended companies and individuals accused of sexual harassment for 35 years, in addition to providing training and policy guidance to employers. She can be reached at lholstein@holsteinlawgroup.com .

 

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Aaron Keller (aaronkeller@capsule.us) is co-founder and managing principal of Capsule, a Minneapolis branding agency. He co-authored the book The Physics of Brand, physicsofbrand.com.

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Kirstin is the Chief Dream-Follower, Founder and CEO at Fly Feet Running.  She spent most of her career running high profile businesses for Target, most recently as the Vice President Merchandise Manager of the $6.2B omni-channel beauty and personal care business.  She started Fly Feet in 2016 to realize her own vision: a thrilling high-intensity, total body workout that meets people where they are on their fitness journey and helps them make measurable progress. It’s part of Kristin’s lifelong pursuit of her personal best, from the boardroom to the fitness studio to the elite marathon circuit (she’s completed 15, including Boston). She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Twin Cities in Motion.  She also has an MBA, was a Peace Corps volunteer, and is an unstoppable mom to her three young children. 

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Robyn started Thumbs Cookies out of her Brooklyn, New York apartment in 2012. Robyn used to bake Thumbs with her Mom, Barb growing up and realized that the world needed to enjoy these tiny cookies made from scratch. After landing some key accounts in New York, Robyn realized she needed a stronger company home base. She moved Thumbs back to her hometown of Minneapolis in 2015 and started to build her tiny cookie venture. Thumbs Cookies have been found in the VIP Grammy Bags as well as in the hands of many cookie lovers. 

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Molly Each is a freelance writer who has contributed to Crain’s, Chicago Tribune, and other publications.

Written By Nicole Pomije

Nicole Pomije is the creator and owner of The Cookie Cups™,  a Minnesota-based company. She has seven years of experience as a marketing and public relations expert under her entity, NB Talent Services. She created The Cookie Cups brand in 2015—a take on cookies and milk—and in 2018 opened her first location in Wayzata. Pomije has a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University and is currently on the ballot running for City Council in Mound.

Written By Eliesa Johnson

Eliesa is a Minneapolis-based photographer and the owner of The Restaurant Project, Eliesa Johnson, Photogen Inc., Rivets and Roses and ELIESA Consults. Her work is regularly featured in Food & Wine, Mpls.St.Paul, Delta Sky, the James Beard Foundation and various ad agencies. “It is my goal to create visual stories and find the connection between the subject and the viewer. I like to show the moments that are unseen and share them with the world.” Eliesa and her crew are located in Northeast Minneapolis and travel often.

Written By Maribeth Romslo

Maribeth Romslo is a director, cinematographer and producer who believes that stories have the power to change the world. Her feature film Dragonfly was selected for "Best of the Fest" at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival. In 2015, she produced a feature-length documentary, Our Journey Home, about how home shapes us, with celebrity narrator singer-songwriter Jewel. She recently directed and produced Handmade*Mostly, an original web series about creative women in the Midwest that she created in collaboration with Reese Witherspoon's media platform, Hello Sunshine. She is currently working on a documentary with students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida about the power of young voices.
 

Written By Tim O’Neil

Tim O’Neil leads chapter operations for Bunker Labs, a national nonprofit focused on empowering military veterans to lead the next wave of entrepreneurial creation. He is a Marine Corps veteran, serving for seven years as an infantry officer and twice deploying. He is the co-founder of Fidelis Co., a consumer goods company.

Written By Kelly Groehler

Kelly Groehler is a veteran corporate brand, reputation and communications consultant with experience that touches nearly every point on the global supply chain, from sourcing to retail. She’s also co-founder and CEO of Alice Riot, a line of women’s apparel that features limited-edition prints by female contemporary artists, and a member of the Public Functionary board of directors.

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Jess Schaack has a business degree from City University London and worked for iconic brands in cool cities before living out her startup dreams as Founder/CEO of Relamp. She had her light bulb moment when she realized it was the only home décor element she couldn’t get excited about. So, she and husband Rob invented the printed light bulb to make a statement with the lights on and off.

Written By Nicole Lovald

Lovald left corporate America to open Spirit of the Lake Yoga and Wellness Center in Excelsior. She’s the author of a new book titled “Om Sweet Om: A Corporate Junkie's Search for Enlightenment,” which is the inspiring story of how a stressed-out corporate junkie found her way to a yoga mat … and back to herself.
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