The TCB 100 - 2016

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…

Anne Damen

Food is big business for Minneapolis-based Target, accounting for roughly one-fifth of the company’s sales ($72.6 billion in fiscal 2014). But CEO Brian Cornell is looking to overhaul and update…

Jim Damiani

Jim Damiani is a dealmaker. Colleagues and competitors know Damiani as a savvy industry veteran and one of the top office brokers in local commercial real estate. In 2014, Damiani…

Eric & Andrew Dayton

The Dayton brothers might come from one of the state’s wealthiest families—and with a sitting governor as a father to boot—but they’re determined to make their own mark in the…

Gina Dingman

Commercial real estate veteran Gina Dingman has a long track record brokering property sales. When the industry was at a low point after the recession in 2010, Dingman launched her…

Adam Duininck

Adam Duininck is quickly learning that running a regional planning and governing body is fraught with drama. Eyebrows rose when Gov. Mark Dayton appointed the former construction worker and labor…

Bruce Engelsma

Kraus-Anderson, which traces its history back to 1897, has grown with the city of Minneapolis. The firm has been privately owned and managed by the Engelsma family for more than…

Jim Eppel

On June 22, Jim Eppel assumed the title of CEO of UCare from retiring Nancy Feldman. Less than a month later, he was facing what could be a fight for…

Zarir Erani

Zarir Erani replaced CEO John Fredricksen at Sun Country this summer. Little is known about the former Hallmark Business Connections executive, including the rationale for his hiring and Fredericksen’s move…

Ryan Erickson

Serving in the U.S. Marine Corps has been beneficial to Ryan Erickson in many ways—not only did the experience teach him to be adaptable to changing conditions as owner and…

Jacob Frey

If Minneapolis has a cheerleader, it’s almost certainly Jacob Frey. The attorney/professional runner-turned-freshman councilmember of the Third Ward—the city’s fastest-growing area, which includes part of downtown, the North Loop, and…

John Gainor

The beloved soft-serve treat brand celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2015 with the introduction of DQ Bakes, a hot-sandwich line that IDQ hopes will be its biggest product launch since…

Nate Garvis

After leaving a long government relations career at Target in 2010, Garvis has built one of the most creative and influential business development practices in Minnesota. Along with longtime friend…

Bill George

You could say Bill George hasn’t had a job since he retired as CEO of Medtronic in 2001 after leading the company for a decade. But he has never been…

Michael Goar

Michael Goar is the latest occupant of the hottest seat in Minneapolis’ public sector—the superintendent’s chair of the public schools. And to make the seat even hotter, his occupancy may…

Michael Guyette

Michael Guyette—now in his third year at the helm of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota following a period of leadership instability there—is continuing to work at connecting the…

Joseph Haj

After Joe Dowling’s 20-year run as artistic director, the Guthrie got new leadership over the summer from Joseph Haj. With extensive acting and directing credentials, Haj’s early choices for stage…