Tory Schalkle

Tory Schalkle

Tory Schalkle is a Senior Vice President of Strategy at U.S. Bank, where he brings over a decade of experience in topics like new market entry, acquisition and growth, segmentation, customer depth and loyalty programs, etc. Prior to U.S. Bank, he was a management consultant, ran a $300 million business,…

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Megan Preston Meyer

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Megan Preston Meyer is an author, speaker, and communications expert. She’s the creator of the Supply Jane & Fifo Adventures and ‘Twas the Month Before Christmas: A Supply Chain Carol. Megan spent ten years in the corporate world, working in process improvement, supply chain, and analytics roles. After digging through…

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John Hersey

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John Hersey was born and raised on the east coast of the United States. After a stint in the culinary field, John sought work with a collections agency, but was told that he’d be a better fit for their new sales operation. He started on even footing with a group…

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Erik Skogquist

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Erik Skogquist was born and raised in Anoka, Minnesota, a town of almost 20,000 people on the northern suburban outskirts of Minneapolis. He earned a Political Science and Urban Studies degree from the University of Minnesota. Erik returned to his hometown when he decided to serve his community and raise…

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Ryan Scherf

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Ryan Scherf is the founder of Payment, a suite of mobile apps for processing credit cards via the Stripe payment gateway. Where did the idea for Payment come from? Back in 2014, Stripe was an up and coming startup out of YCombinator changing the way payment gateways were built online….

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Xieng Lee

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Dr. Xieng Lee graduated in 2010, obtaining his DDS degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born in a refugee camp in Thailand, but grew up in Fresno, California. He attended college at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), where he received his…

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Scott Honour

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Scott Honour is the managing partner of Northern Pacific Group, a private equity investment group that invests in the technology, logistics, transportation, media, and real estate industries. The company takes a hands-on, collaborative approach to building great businesses and creating long-term value. Where did the idea for Northern Pacific Group…

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Kris Lindahl

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Kris Lindahl is a successful entrepreneur and the founder of Kris Lindahl Real Estate, recently ranked by Real Trends as the #1 team-owned real estate brokerage in Minnesota by volume, and #12 in the country. Kris’s original career goal was teaching. But after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in…

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Zach Robinson

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Zach Robinson has more than doubled, every year, the number of youth served and the financial growth of Spark-Y since he became Executive Director in 2013. Committed to his staff and the youth population they serve, Robinson seeds principles of entrepreneurship and empowerment into his leadership approach. As a result,…

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