Sponsors

 

benike Alvin E. Benike – Alvin E. Benike, Inc. is a fourth generation company providing commercial construction and renovation services in southeastern Minnesota. Based in Rochester, MN, Benike has over 75 years of experience as a general contractor, construction manager, and design build firm.
BREMER BANK Bremer Bank –Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately held, $10 billion regional financial services company jointly owned by the Otto Bremer Trust and Bremer employees. Founded in 1943 by Otto Bremer, the company is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and provides a comprehensive range of banking, wealth management, investment, trust and insurance products and services throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Clients include individuals and families, large and mid-sized corporations, small businesses, agribusinesses, nonprofits, and public and government entities.
centureylink CenturyLink – CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers.
NRP-Final-Logos-Grayscale C.O. Brown Agency – Operating in Rochester since 1917, C.O. Brown is a multi-line independent insurance agency specializing on both business and personal insurance needs.
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Dunlap & Seeger, P.A. – For decades, the success of Dunlap & Seeger, P.A. has been intertwined with the community of Rochester and southern Minnesota. Our firm reflects the integrity, diversity, and professionalism of a city that has spent years in the international spotlight as home to Mayo Clinic and IBM. Like the city itself, we are committed to excellence.
 homefederal Home Federal – Home Federal Bank offers personal banking, business banking, ag lending, home loans, trust and asset management, and investments. Our locations include 28 branches throughout South Dakota and Minnesota. We employ over 320 people throughout these regions. Federal Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of HF Financial Corp., which is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “HFFC.” HF Financial Corp. had total assets of $1.2 billion and stockholders’ equity of $94.4 million (as of June 30, 2011).
 MCV logo Mayo Clinic Ventures – Mayo Clinic embraces the spirit of entrepreneurism. Its division called Mayo Clinic Ventures is responsible for commercializing Mayo’s intellectual property. Mayo Clinic Ventures receives approximately one invention disclosure each day. This office boasts more than 180 years of collective licensing and commercialization experience. Active technology files and licensing agreements with commercial industry in the fields of biomedical engineering, imaging, personalized medicine, medical devices, investigational new drugs, diagnostics, therapeutics, and focused efforts in technology-based ventures and start-ups.
Medical Alley Association Logo Medical Alley Association – Medical Alley Association serves the individuals and organizations that comprise Minnesota’s health industry by influencing policy, fostering connections and providing critical intelligence to improve the quality of health around the world.
morganstanley Morgan Stanley – Since Morgan Stanley was founded in New York City in 1935, it has evolved into one of the world’s foremost financial institutions, with more than 61,000 employees in 1,200 offices in 37 countries. Though headquartered in the United States, Morgan Stanley is a leader in the global integration of financial services. Our U.S.-based clients rely on our worldwide presence, while non-U.S. clients often choose us to manage the largest and most complex U.S. transactions.
RSM RSM, LLP McGladrey LLP is the largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with nearly 6,500 professionals and associates in more than 75 offices nationwide. McGladrey is a licensed CPA firm.
RBC RBC Wealth ManagementRBC Wealth Management is represented locally by the JMS Group. This team can provide cash management and investment services for businesses and individuals. They are also the initial point of contact to tailor corporate finance, investment plan, or executive compensation needs.
Smart-HR – Smart-HR is a Human Resource Outsourcing firm based in Rochester, MN.  Whether you are just becoming an employer, experiencing employment growth or sustaining your workforce, we have the employer resources to help your business succeed. We combine HR expertise with robust technology to give you the customized support needed to manage your workforce from recruitment to retirement. Smart-HR is your complete employer solution.
sanderling Sanderling Ventures – Founded in 1979, Sanderling is among the oldest investment firms dedicated to building new biomedical companies. Sanderling demonstrates that significant companies are best built in close working partnerships with entrepreneurs. Sanderling’s unique approach combines a specialized investment focus with active management and long-term commitment to ensure the highest rates of return for both its entrepreneurs and investors.