Associate Editor

Tess Allen

Tess Allen is associate editor.

Phone: 612-336-9294

Tess Allen joined the Twin Cities Business team in January 2019 after interning with its sister publications, Delta Sky and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. As associate editor, she oversees special sections and supplements, covers entrepreneurship and local startups, and helps manage the monthly print magazine. Prior to diving into the magazine world, she interned with several business startups and nonprofit organizations. Tess is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism.

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Flush with Opportunity

Flush with Opportunity

For many industries 2020 was a crappy year. And for the portable sanitation industry, with potties so ubiquitous at events and gatherings, a pandemic would have intuitively portended lots of
Nominate Notable BIPOC Executives 2021

Nominate Notable BIPOC Executives 2021

TCB’s Notable BIPOC Executives will recognize accomplished BIPOC professionals in the state of Minnesota. This recognition honors their professional, civic, and philanthropic achievements, including their abilities to effect change and serve as mentors.
Maneuver to Mobile

Maneuver to Mobile

What do you do when a global pandemic rocks your business, causing shutdowns and limiting the number of customers you can serve? You hit the road. Minneapolis mobile business manufacturer
Is Caffeinated Water the New Coffee?

Is Caffeinated Water the New Coffee?

In less than eight months, Graham Petersburg went from having zero experience in the beverage industry to launching two flavored water brands at Target stores nationwide. It all began last
Nominate Notable Leaders in Finance 2021

Nominate Notable Leaders in Finance 2021

Notable Leaders in Finance will recognize finance industry professionals who have shown the ability to effect change, demonstrated a willingness to share expertise, and exhibited leadership in specific initiatives or programs at their company or institution which have created significant, positive, and measurable results. Candidates must be serving in a senior level finance role at his or her company or institution.