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Greater Mankato Growth Elects New Board Members
MANKATO, Minn. (March 26, 2014) – At the Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. 2014 Annual Meeting on March 13, members of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) approved the slate of candidates to fill seats for new terms (3/2014 - 2/2017) on the GMG Board of Directors. The new and returning members of the Greater Mankato Growth board and the sectors they represent include:
Primary Economy: Stephanie Bottner, General Manager of Pear Tree Greetings/Taylor Corporation
Ron Vetter, President & CEO of Vetter Stone Co.
Professional Services: Gregory Kutcher M.D., President & CEO of Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Mankato
Retail/Hospitality: Michael Drummer, President of Drummer Companies
At-Large: James Santori, Publisher of The Free Press Media
Higher Education: Dan Bruss, President of Bethany Lutheran College
On March 16, the GMG board met to elect the Officers and Executive Committee for the 2014 – 2015 year. The existing 2013 Executive Committee in its entirety was elected to serve another term and includes:
Chair: Julia Ketcham Corbett, Partner at Blethen, Gage & Krause, PLLP
Past Chair: Greg Kutcher, M.D., CEO of Mayo Clinic Health System
Vice Chair: Rob Else, Co-President of EI Microcircuits
Secretary/ Treasurer: Chad Surprenant, I&S Group, Inc.
At-Large Officer: Tim Tupy, CEO of LIV Aveda Salon & Spa / Mankato Brewery
At-Large Officer: Todd Loosbrock, President of U.S. Bank
At-Large Officer: Jim Marzolf, Manager of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
About Greater Mankato Growth
Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG advances business through: existing business support, new business growth, business promotion, talent development, public affairs, community marketing, visitor attraction and servicing and civic engagement. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. also includes two LLCs: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, LLC, which focuses on development in the City Center.