The TCB 100 - 2017

Julie Sullivan

Julie Sullivan

2021, Builder: After marking her seven-year anniversary as president, Julie Sullivan is driving a major growth trajectory. Minnesota’s largest private university is on a path to leap from Division III…

Glen Taylor

The newspaper business is in transition. Fortunately, Glen Taylor knows a thing or two about reinvention. The civic-minded Taylor, who’s evolved from farm boy to printing tycoon to state senator…

Dai Thao

In 2013, Dai Thao was the first Hmong person to be elected to St. Paul’s City Council. He represents Ward 1, which includes the Thomas-Dale and Summit-University neighborhoods. In 2017,…

Inge Thulin

Thulin wants to inspire more innovation in a company that's famous for Scotch tape, Scotchgard, and Post-It Notes. The Swedish-born Thulin's background is in marketing, not engineering, so look for…

Michelle Walker

After three years as CEO of the St. Paul Public School system (SPPS), Michelle Walker is hoping to make a greater contribution to closing the racial achievement gap in the…

Jonathan Weinhagen

Once a rather sleepy group, the St. Paul Area Chamber seems far more energetic these days. Weinhagen’s a big reason why. He loves his city, loves what he does and…

Susan Bachman West

In June, Bachman’s tapped fifth-generation family member Susan Bachman West to succeed Paul Bachman as the Minnesota-based floral and garden store’s new president. Bachman West is also the first woman…

Penny Wheeler

Allina Health’s Penny Wheeler is unique—in a world where neither women nor physicians usually serve as CEOs of major health care organizations, she is both. A board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, Wheeler took…

Rodney Young

Rodney Young’s stint as CEO of Delta Dental of Minnesota, which recorded 2015 revenue of $1.2 billion, has earned him a significant honor—last year he was elected secretary/treasurer of the…