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Business Owners Honored

Friday, November 19, 2010

The following were honored by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for their entreprenuership:

Lisa Kolrud-Hannum ’86, St. Paul, founder and owner of Beehive PR Inc. was named one of the 25 Women to Watch for 2010. Beehive PR started in Hannum’s basement more than a decade ago and has grown to 13 employees that serves clients such as Deluxe Corporation and medical device maker Coloplast.

The following were recognized as Top 25 Women-Owned Businesses:

Valerie (Kruger) Doherty ’76, Eden Prairie, co-founder and co-owner of Doherty Employment Group. Doherty Employment Group provides highly personalized, proactive human resources outsourcing and comprehensive human resources services.

Michelle Morey ’89, Long Lake, co-owner and vice president of sales and marketing of Magnetic Products and Services, Inc. Magnetic Products and Services is specialized in computer media and accessories and have direct distributorships with Imation, Fuji, Maxell, IBM and TDK.

John Folkestad ’89, Edina, and his business partner are co-founders and co-owners of Salo. Salo provides financial staffing to firms looking to engage highly experienced accounting and finance professionals for just-in-time interim projects and direct-hire positions.

Kristine (Morey) Hunter ’93, Loretto, co-owner and vice president of operations of Magnetic Products and Services, Inc. Magnetic Products and Services is specialized in computer media and accessories and has direct distributorships with Imation, Fuji, Maxell, IBM and TDK.

Of Note ...
Matthew Cullen, West Fargo, N.D., signed a three-year contract with the Minnesota Wild. Cullen has played for five other NHL teams and has scored 169 goals and 292 assists in 880 games.

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