Senior Writer

Burl Gilyard

Burl Gilyard is TCB's senior writer.

Phone: 612-313-1765

Burl Gilyard joined the magazine in July 2013 as senior writer, a role in which he writes major feature stories, as well as shorter stories for print, web, and our Briefcase e-newsletter. Prior to joining TCB, he worked as a staff writer for Finance & Commerce, covering commercial real estate and development. His past experience includes working at the Twin Cities Reader, Corporate Report, and City Pages. He also worked from 2001 to 2004 as a freelance writer focusing on regional magazine work.

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20 Companies to Watch

20 Companies to Watch

At the midpoint of 2017, these Minnesota businesses are at key stages, including new product launches and rapid growth.
Funkytown Remains Lucrative

Funkytown Remains Lucrative

Prince was not yet a star in 1980 when Minneapolitan Steven Greenberg wrote and produced the dance-floor anthem “Funkytown” for the Minneapolis-based studio group Lipps Inc. They had a radio