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Meda announces new president/CEO

Meda announces new president/CEO

Jul. 3 | For the seventh time in its 43-year history, Meda (Metropolitan Economic Development Agency) has announced a new president and CEO. Northwest Area Foundation Vice President of Programs and Chief Program Officer Gary Cunningham is the newly appointed...

Keystone Computer Solution: preparing youth of color for IT professions

Keystone Computer Solution: preparing youth of color for IT professions

Feb. 28 | Couple says creating future leaders is ‘the right thing to do’   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   The Richburgs, Joe and Dorothy, have extensive experience with a large number of large local corporations. Between the two, they...

THOR Construction owner receives entrepreneur award

THOR Construction owner receives entrepreneur award

Apr. 10 |     Richard Copeland, owner and chairman of THOR Construction, Inc., based in Minneapolis, has been named the Minnesota Entrepreneurial Success of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Entrepreneurial Success Award is selected...

CEO Richburg credits business success  to encouragement from others

CEO Richburg credits business success to encouragement from others

Jun. 20 |     Encouraging youth is now her passion   By Lisa Bryant Contributing Writer   Sitting down to talk to Dorothy Richburg is like being with a friend. She’s so warm and kind, it’s easy to forget she’s one of the most influential...

How big  is ‘small’? New minority business center focuses on million-dollar-plus companies

How big is ‘small’? New minority business center focuses on million-dollar-plus companies

Dec. 14 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   An October 2010 City of Minneapolis report concluded that locally owned Black small businesses face “particularly acute” discrimination when seeking loans. They often are denied, and if they are...