The TCB 100 - 2016

Ned Abdul

Developer and dealmaker Ned Abdul has become a formidable player in local real estate circles. This spring, Swervo sold three buildings—including the renovated 510 Marquette—for $87.5 million to San Francisco-based…

Scott Anderson

It’s been a big year for Patterson Cos. president, CEO and chairman Scott Anderson, who has presided over what he calls the “transformation” of the company with the acquisition of…

Kathy Annette

The Grand Rapids-based charitable foundation, which celebrates 75 years in 2016, wants urban Minnesota to understand the crucial importance of rural Minnesota’s economic contributions. While Blandin continues to make major…

Lester Bagley

Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf will be in the spotlight when the new $1.1 billion stadium opens in 2016, but it’s Lester Bagley who took the political slings and…

Kyle Coolbroth & Don Ball

Kyle Coolbroth and Don Ball call their collaborative co-working space, CoCo, a “dream accelerator.” The concept behind it? That ideas and innovation flow freely when great minds pursue their passions…

Collin Barr

Maybe the guy on the street doesn’t know Collin Barr’s name, but during his career Barr has done much to shape the landscape of the Twin Cities. Back in the…

Kim Bartmann

Kim Bartmann is one of the more prolific and visible of Twin Cities restaurant royalty. Since 1991 she has opened and operated a diverse array of restaurants (Tiny Diner, Barbette,…

Bruce Bildsten

When one assesses the resurrection of Minnesota’s iconic woolen mill, it’s evident that Faribault never forgot how to make great blankets or dropped its small-town work ethic, but the company…

Robert I. Bonar

Robert (Bob) I. Bonar had some big shoes to fill when he took over Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota from the retiring Alan Goldbloom last year. Goldbloom’s success at…

Carl Casale

Carl Casale, a former CFO of Monsanto, has been leading the nation’s largest member-owned cooperative since 2011. He has presided over tremendous growth. CHS—an agriculture and energy business that formed…

Ninan Chacko

Ninan Chacko should have no trouble marketing Plymouth-based Travel Leaders Group, a $20 billion privately owned travel agent franchisor. For the six years prior to taking the helm in 2015,…

Jon Cherry

Toronto-based PolyMet’s reason for being is nonferrous mining in the Duluth Complex—a geological region near the Iron Range reportedly loaded with platinum, copper and other precious metals. At press time,…

John Colasanti

John Colasanti was CEO of Carmichael Lynch before going out on his own in 2011 to start Solve. It’s a much smaller agency, but that’s what Colasanti wanted—an agency with…

Chris Coleman

Coleman has provided calm, quiet leadership for his hometown since 2006. It’s an appropriate style for St. Paul, and there’s nothing wrong with that. True, the city continues to face…

Jacqui Coleman

Jacqui Coleman runs fast-growing Plymouth-based InGensa, a firm that is projected to double its revenues in 2016. A black- and woman-owned firm, InGensa leverages multiple funding sources to provide innovative…

William Cooper

The board at TCF Financial Corp. was sad to see Bill Cooper go in 2005. So sad, in fact, that they beseeched him to return in 2008 to steer the…

Richard Copeland

During the early days of Thor Construction in the 1980s, the small company struggled. But Richard Copeland is not one to give up easily. He forged a relationship with industry…

Brian Cornell

2021, Alumni: Brian Cornell remained calm and steady in the face of unprecedented challenges and supply chain shortages, while an agile response to constantly changing conditions drove soaring Q2 profits,…

Kathryn Correia

Kathryn Correia inherited a debt-laden organization in 2012 when she took the reins of HealthEast—the state’s 10th-largest hospital system—as its first new CEO in 22 years. Health care reforms and…

Craig Dahl

This International Falls native had a quick rise through the ranks of Minnesota’s third-largest bank. Following stints as TCF’s EVP of commercial banking and CEO of TCF Equipment Finance, Craig…