The TCB 100 - 2018

Bob Sheehy, Kyle Rolfing, and Tom Valdivia

What happens when three of the sharpest minds in Minnesota’s health care industry decide to tackle the individual market? The answer is Bright Health, a startup that reduces costs by…

Mark Walchirk

Patterson Cos., a Mendota Heights-based maker of dental and veterinary supplies, was a surprise addition to Minnesota’s list of Fortune 500 companies in 2017. A phenomenal fiscal 2016 saw sales…

Andrea Walsh

As health care policy battles rage in Washington, Andrea Walsh is preparing for her first full year as chief executive at HealthPartners. An attorney who joined the company in 1994,…

Nick Walton

Nick Walton co-founded (2005) and co-owned Minneapolis-based CPM Companies, which became one of the region’s busiest developers of new apartments. Now Walton will lead Reuter Walton Development, a new division…

Tim Walz

Gov. Tim Walz will enter the 2020 legislative session with functional working relationships with DFL House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka. While national politics are…

Scott Ward

Scott Ward spent nearly three decades working for med-tech giant Medtronic, holding several senior leadership positions. Since 2013, he’s been a managing director with Bloomington-based SightLine Partners, a venture capital…

Laysha Ward

More than Bullseye the dog or its iconic logo, Laysha Ward is the face of Target as it introduces itself in new markets across the USA. In 2017 Ward—who once…

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…

David Wilson

Business services giant Accenture Holdings is based in Ireland, but David Wilson’s desk is in downtown Minneapolis. Wilson has long been a key booster for downtown Minneapolis businesses, residents and…