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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New Flames: Three Minnesota Candle Makers

New Flames: Three Minnesota Candle Makers

Minnesota Smells Founders: Brothers Mike and Dan Gordon  Founded: 2020 HQ: Edina  Where to buy: minnesotasmells.com  Best sellers: Purple Rain (woods, rain, lavender); Raspberry Beret (raspberry, lemon, lime, apple, orange,
Startup Snapshot: Nokomis Energy

Startup Snapshot: Nokomis Energy

Headquarters: Minneapolis Founded: 2017 Founders: Brendan Dillon, Dan Rogers, and Julian White. Joseph Stofega joined the trio as a partner in July 2020.  Nokomis Energy is a local energy developer
Nominate Notable Nonprofit Board Members 2022

Nominate Notable Nonprofit Board Members 2022

Twin Cities Business is proud to announce Notable Nonprofit Board Members, a special editorial feature in TCB’s print issues and online (tcbmag.com) profiling nonprofit board members. Candidates must be serving in a senior level role at their institutions.
Nominate Notable Women Entrepreneurs 2022

Nominate Notable Women Entrepreneurs 2022

Twin Cities Business is proud to announce Notable Women Entrepreneurs, a special editorial feature in TCB's print issues and online (tcbmag.com) profiling female entrepreneurs in Minnesota. You are invited to submit a nomination survey that will help us determine the honorees.
Nominate Notable Leaders in Marketing 2022

Nominate Notable Leaders in Marketing 2022

Twin Cities Business is proud to announce Notable Leaders in Marketing, a special editorial feature in TCB's print issues and online (tcbmag.com) profiling marketing executives in Minnesota. You are invited to submit a nomination survey that will help us determine the honorees.
Nominate Notable Military Veteran Executives 2022

Nominate Notable Military Veteran Executives 2022

Twin Cities Business is proud to announce Notable Military Veteran Executives, a special editorial feature in TCB's print issues and online (tcbmag.com) profiling military veteran executives in Minnesota. You are invited to submit a nomination survey that will help us determine the honorees.
Nominate Notable CFOs 2022

Nominate Notable CFOs 2022

Twin Cities Business is proud to announce Notable CFOs (Chief Financial Officers), a special editorial feature in TCB's print issues and online (tcbmag.com) profiling CFOs in Minnesota. You are invited to submit a nomination survey that will help us determine the honorees.
More Than a Market

More Than a Market

At first glance, the new Brand Builders Market looks like any other booth in St. Paul’s Keg and Case Market food hall, brimming with colorfully packaged food and beverages, organic
Fido Fridays?

Fido Fridays?

Pets are not a new thing, of course, but in the pandemic, a lot of folks who live alone acquired a pet. Now, as they return to the office, they