Five OCB Alumnae Honored in 2012 Women in Business Awards

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has announced the winners of its 2012 Women in Business Awards, a group of outstanding female business professionals working in the Twin Cities. The awards are presented in two groups, “Industry Leaders” and “Women to Watch.”

The Opus College of Business is very pleased to note that five honorees are OCB alumnae.

The OCB alumnae among the winners are: 

Industry Leaders

Deb Frodl ‘97 M.B.A.
Global electric vehicle leader and chief strategy officer, GE Capital Fleet Services

Mary Zimmer ’84 B.A.
Head of international wealth–USA and correspondent and advisor services , RBC Wealth Management 

Women to Watch

Lisa Lavin ’03 M.B.A.
Co-founder and CEO, Anser Innovation
Karen Jayne Leinberger ’08 M.B.C.
Public relations manager, Life Time Fitness Inc.
Beth McGuire ’07 M.B.C.
Senior group manager, Target Corp


The Women in Business Awards will be recognized at a luncheon at the Hilton Minneapolis on Wednesday, May 23, and the honorees will be featured in a special publication that week. The college would like to extend hearty congratulations to our honored alumnae!

The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business educates students and working professionals to become effective, ethical business leaders and to be constructive contributors to society. Through undergraduate and graduate degree programs, executive training, and professional development the Opus College of Business provides a relevant, personal education to help students achieve their personal and professional goals.

University of St. Thomas Press Release, 04/25/2012