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  • Duluth, Minnesota – The Entrepreneur Fund is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Nikstad as a staff accountant, officing out of the main office in Duluth. Mike joined the financing team in April 2019, where his expertise in accounting helps the Entrepreneur Fund process loans for regional business owners as quickly and efficiently as […]

  • Duluth, Minnesota – The Entrepreneur Fund is pleased to announce promotions for two staff members in their Duluth office. Sandi Larson will be guiding northern Minnesota’s female entrepreneurs as the Women’s Business Alliance (WBA) Director for the North region, and Sascha Mansson will be helping business owners throughout the region gain traction and grow their businesses […]

  • Job Title: Business Developer Reports to: Director of Business Finance FLSA Status: Full time Location: Two openings. One position in Duluth office and one position works regionally (may office in Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Eveleth.) Do you have a passion for helping small businesses succeed? Do you want to be part of a talented and innovative […]

  • Duluth, Minnesota – The Entrepreneur Fund is pleased to grant the Mary Mathews Legacy Award to Lory Fedo, outgoing President of the Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce. Fedo accepted the award at the 114th annual Hibbing Chamber of Commerce Dinner in February. The Mary Mathews award recognizes outstanding business leaders in northeastern Minnesota, central Minnesota and […]

  • Duluth, Minnesota – March 5, 2019: The Entrepreneur Fund is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members. Sandi Larson joins the strategic services team as a Business Advisor in Duluth, and Maggie Becker came onboard as Development Coordinator. “Both Sandi and Maggie have been excellent additions to our team,” said Shawn Wellnitz, Entrepreneur […]