Anita Ryan, adjunct faculty member in the UST Executive MBA program, received the "Exemplary Woman of the Community" award as part of the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual WOW Achievement Awards. The award was for her "longtime service to the community and commitment to women." Ryan is founder of Family Business Success, a family-business consulting firm.

The Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce’s WOW program empowers professional women to share, educate and influence through networking to build the business community.