Current Issue: July 2013
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie
Open for business: The Fashion Mobile
Hybrid model: The Urgency Room center in Eagan.
Jon Holt, chairman; Rob Holt, president and CEO
Creative input: A meeting room at OST reveals the company's love of the arts
Brian Kueppers, founder and CEO
In 2010, a major announcement by Wal-Mart acknowledged a grassroots movement that had been quietly growing for some time: locally focused, sustainable agriculture. The retail juggernaut pledged to double the percentage of locally grown produce it sells to 9 percent in the U.S. and 30 percent in Canada by the end of 2013.
Location, location, location: The university's Law School (foreground), Opus College of Business (center), and School of Education anchor the southwest corner of downtown Minneapolis.
Getting in now: Marcus Jundt is seizing the "opportunity of a lifetime"