The TCB 100 - 2020

Katrina Anderson

Katrina Anderson has never been through medical school, but she’s seen firsthand how grueling the process can be, especially when it comes to clinical rotations. Before she launched Clinician Nexus…

Corie Barry

2021, Alumni: What a first year. After closing stores and furloughing 51,000 employees, a quick pivot to curbside pickup, e-commerce, and an ongoing “shop your way” strategy produced strong results,…

Anne Behrendt

Anne Behrendt took an unlikely path to the corner office. She joined Bloomington-based Doran Cos., a development and construction firm, as general counsel in 2011. She was promoted to chief…

Mich Berthiaume

When Mall of America wanted to bring in local shopping for the holidays a few years ago, it called Mich Berthiaume to curate a market of Minnesota-made brands. She’s since…

Clarence Bethea

In the Twin Cities startup community, Clarence Bethea stands out, and he’s quick to address the issue. “People invest in people who look like them. Venture capitalists are mostly white…

Bob Biesterfeld

The Eden Prairie-based third-party logistics provider has thrived as supply chains have become more global, more tech-driven, and more complex. Last May, Bob Biesterfeld took the wheel from CEO John…

Christina Boyd

She’s regularly recognized as one of the top wealth advisors in the country by Forbes and Barron’s. But at her Wayzata office, Christina Boyd gets calls like this: “I hear…

Jared Brewington

Jared Brewington ditched finance to invest in his old neighborhood when he opened Funky Grits at 38th and Chicago in Minneapolis in 2018. By this year he was already debuting…

Ryan Broshar

Ryan Broshar is deeply connected to the Twin Cities startup scene. He cofounded Beta.MN and Twin Cities Startup Week, which launched in 2014 and keeps getting bigger. He served as…

Susie Brown

Just the fifth president of the Minnesota Council on Foundations (MCF), Susie Brown joined the organization in April. Her 144 organization members range from family to corporate foundations and collectively…

Kofi Bruce

A 10-year veteran at the Golden Valley-based consumer food giant, Kofi Bruce will become its CFO in 2020. He held positions at Ford and Ecolab before joining General Mills, where…

John Butcher

In recent weeks, Caribou Coffee opened its first “cabins” off the highway in Burnsville, Jordan, and a few other exurbs. The drive-through/walk-up-window minishops aim to offer faster service for commuters,…

Mary Ceruti

When Mary Ceruti became the Walker’s executive director in early 2019, she stepped into a role left vacant for a year, following a contentious time in the Walker’s history. She…

Lisa Clarke

The Destination Medical Center plan for Rochester is big, bold, and ambitious. The $6 billion vision calls for growing the Mayo Clinic’s campus while also drawing other development such as…

Jim D’Aquila

If you want to look beyond the “Uber of this” headline and see where lifestyle trends are actually heading, watch Jim D’Aquila. A longtime Minneapolis-based investment banker who has worked…

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…

Twila Dang

After three years as a producer and weekend talk show host on Hubbard Broadcasting’s myTalk107.1, Twila Dang decided to create her own media platform. “I was frustrated by the idea…

Jay Debertin

Jay Debertin, who took the helm of agribusiness giant CHS in 2017, faces major uncertainties because U.S. trade conflicts have disrupted world markets. When he reported financial results over the…

John Edwards

When John Edwards started tweeting five years ago under the Wedge Live! banner, he focused on planning and zoning issues in the Lowry Hill East neighborhood (aka “The Wedge”) in…

Al Franken

Al Franken has gone serious on Minnesotans since becoming a politician. In his first term, Franken wrestled with premium policies in the Affordable Care Act and privacy issues in the…