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Stevie Ray, Stevie Ray's Improv Jun 04, 2020
Stevie Ray, Stevie Ray's Improv
Stevie Ray, Stevie Ray's Improv

Stevie Ray has been a nationally recognized speaker and trainer for over thirty years, helping Fortune 500 companies and small organizations alike improve interaction skills, teamwork, innovative thinking, leadership, and customer service. He is the Executive Director of Stevie Ray’s Improv Company in Minneapolis, a company that has provided training and entertainment since 1989. He has also been a professional entertainer since his first comedy show at the age of nine. Stevie is a nationally syndicated columnist for the Business Journal Newspapers and is the author of ten books.  He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and step-daughter.  He learned his quick-thinking skills trying to win debates with them. It has yet to work.

Rand Park, Carlson School of Management Jun 11, 2020
Rand Park, Carlson School of Management
Rand Park, Carlson School of Management
Rand Park is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship. He currently teaches Corporate Responsibility and Ethics (MGMT 1005 and Honors MGMT 1005H), Corporate Responsibility and Ethics (CMBA 5824), and the Ethical Environment of Business (MBA 6315).
Prior to his faculty appointment at the Carlson School in Fall 2013, he was the Vice President of Development for the Minnesota Private College Council. Prior to this, he held positions in corporate relations and fundraising at the Carlson School of Management and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota.
Since 1997 he has taught ethics courses at Hamline University, the University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education, and the Carlson School of Management. He has presented on the topic of corporate philanthropy and higher education at national conferences, and presented executive training on ethical decision making to a number of professional offices and groups, including the Office of the Legislative Auditor for the State of Minnesota, the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches, the Hennepin County Bar Association, and the Minnesota Power Systems Conference.
Rand has held a variety of professional positions over the past 20 years, including law, public finance, higher education administration, and fundraising and development. From 1997 to 2002 he served on the Board of Directors of HealthPartners, Inc.  He currently serves on the Twin Cities Community Advisory Council of Minnesota Public Radio, and in 2019 he joined the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau Foundation of MN and ND. 
He has a PhD from the University of Minnesota, a JD from the Hamline University School of Law and a BA and MA from the University of Georgia. He has held NASD Series 7 and 63 licenses, and remains a member of the Minnesota Bar in good standing. 
Jon Kaufman Jun 18, 2020
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Transition Meeting Jun 25, 2020
Transition Meeting