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 as the company’s Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®) Implementer™.
“Sandi and Sascha are so passionate about helping entrepreneurs succeed, and their skillsets are best demonstrated in their new positions,” said Shawn Wellnitz, Entrepreneur Fund CEO. “These energetic and engaging women have deep entrepreneurial expertise that will be critical to driving business growth in our region.”
Sandi Larson joined the Entrepreneur Fund as a Business Advisor, working one on one with entrepreneurs in Duluth and the surrounding area to guide personal and professional development that drives business growth. As the WBA North Director, Sandi will provide business advising services and programming specific to female entrepreneurs. Before joining the Entrepreneur Fund, Sandi spent over 12 years working with small businesses as a Business Development Professional with the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Center for Economic Development.
“Helping women business owners work through ideas, strategies and challenges is incredibly rewarding work,” explained Larson. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to inspire female entrepreneurs in the region to develop their talents and become stronger leaders.”
As an EOS Implementer™, Sascha will be able to focus on guiding business owners and leadership teams through the EOS® adoption process. EOS® is a simple set of concepts and practical tools designed to help business owners achieve clarity and target growth. Sascha will serve the entire 17-county
Entrepreneur Fund region. Before joining the Entrepreneur Fund as the Women’s Business Alliance Director, Sascha owned and operated a non-medical home care business, managing over 60 employees and serving hundreds of clients. She also advised home care business owners and helped with strategic planning, marketing planning, networking and
“I’m very excited to work with businesses in the region on implementing EOS®,” said Mansson. “EOS® helps business owners create space to work through challenges and find real solutions. It’s a way to gain permanent control of the business.”
About The Entrepreneur Fund
The Entrepreneur Fund is the resource for entrepreneurs in northeast Minnesota, central Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. The Entrepreneur Fund has fueled more than 14,000 businesses with expert support and funded over $48 million in loans since 1989. The Entrepreneur Fund is dedicated to strengthening entrepreneurship in the region, while also supporting and increasing economic development. Through this strategic approach, the Entrepreneur Fund promotes the entrepreneurial spirit and helps create economic wealth and diversity in northeast Minnesota, central Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. For more information, visit EntrepreneurFund.org.