Duluth, Minnesota: At the Area Partnership for Economic Expansion’s (APEX) Annual Board of Directors and Investor-Member Meeting held virtually on January 28, 2021, the 2021 Executive Committee members were elected.
APEX 2021 Executive Committee Officers and At-Large Members
Chair: Lisa Bodine, Giant Voices
Vice-Chair: Frank Frederickson, MN Power, an ALLETE Company
Immediate Past Chair: Steve Burgess, National Bank of Commerce
Secretary: Brad Beard, Essentia Health
Treasurer: Brian Thun, maurices
At Large: Chancellor Lendley Black, University of Minnesota Duluth
At Large: Mike Boeselager, St. Luke’s
At Large: Deb DeLuca, Duluth Seaway Port Authority
At Large: Craig Fellman, APi Group/The Jamar Company
At Large: Lorraine Little, Enbridge Energy Company, Inc.
To learn more about the APEX Executive Committee members, visit their page under “About Us” at www.APEXgetsbusiness.com.
APEX is the private-sector led business development engine for northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. APEX investor-members represent some of the most influential companies in the region, with a collaborative approach to promoting sustainable economic growth. APEX attraction, expansion and retention efforts focus in areas including aviation, manufacturing, professional services and next generation forest products. APEX has impacted over 4,340 jobs in the region, resulting in an annual regional payroll of over $177.9 million and contributing to over $24.5 million in state and local taxes annually. For more information on APEX, please visit www.APEXgetsbusiness.com