Dave was a longtime St. Thomas trustee and a generous benefactor. Services are Friday.
Trustee Andrew Duff aspired to work for Piper Jaffray & Hopwood as a teenager and that dream never went away. He was hired by Piper after graduating from Tufts. After 34 years, he's still there and has served as its chairman and CEO for more than a decade.
President Julie Sullivan and Trustee Diana Murphy will receive “Celebrating Twin Cities Women Leaders” awards on Sept. 16.
A bright yellow pickup truck is parked on the third floor of a downtown Minneapolis office building, and to a stranger it doesn't fit into the maze of cubicles that stretch as far as the eye can see. "Ryan Lumber and Coal Co.," reads the lettering on the truck. "Everything to Build Anything."
Gerald Rauenhorst, one of the most influential trustees and generous benefactors in the history of the University of St. Thomas, has passed away.
St. Thomas Board of Trustees has accepted the retirement of the Most Reverend Harry Flynn as chair and member of the board.
Jim Gearen has accumulated many memories and memorabilia in his 25 years as a commercial real estate “guru,” as one investor calls him, but his most-prized possession may be a small picture frame in his downtown Minneapolis office.
The company that provided the familiar stone that gives many St. Thomas buildings their signature look is ending operations. Mankato Kasota Stone will close after 128 years of mining in the Minnesota River Valley.
John N. Allen has worked with real estate developers, investors and executives around the country, and as much as he respects them and values their perspectives and their role as mentors, he believes his success boils down to one intangible element.
Marianne Short considers herself fortunate to have been counseled by brilliant lawyers and wise judges throughout her career, but she believes the best advice she ever received was from her father when she was a child – and it had little to do with her chosen profession.
A determined and common-sense work ethic always has characterized Tom Madison. "I’m not afraid of hard work," Madison said. "I just applied all of the principles that I learned on my paper routes ... "
She was the wife of former St. Thomas trustee Frank Sunberg. The Frank and Judy Sunberg Student Leadership Center is named after the couple.
On an ice rink or in the real estate market Ron Peltier '73 M.A. has always "wanted to compete"
Ray Barton's steadfast vision has Great Clips approaching 3,000 stores and $1 billion in revenue
For Tim Flynn '79, 'It's very simple. It's all about trust.'
Geoffrey Gage '97 M.B.C. was encouraged to pursue work he could be passionate about beyond the family business
Mark Zesbaugh?s meteoric career propelled him to the CEO office at the age of 37. Now he's looking for the next challenge.
Sister Carol Keehan plays a significant role in health care reform, with particular concern for those most desperately in need of care
2009 Award Winners
Father Lee Piche '80 called to serve as a moderator of the curia and vicar general for the archdiocese
Cardinal Pio Laghi is a leader of world peace and Catholic education
3M's George Buckley fulfills his grandmother's prediction
"Speed is life" defines Bob Ulrich and his 40 years at Target
Dr. Antoine Garibaldi, president of Gannon University, inspires others to achieve great things