Carlson School Alumni in front of Minneapolis skyline

Carlson School Alumni

With more than 50,000 members in 78 countries, the Carlson School alumni network forms a cross-section of some of the world's most influential business leaders. Discover new opportunities to grow your network, give back to the School, take advantage of opportunities for professional development, and more.

Alumni Around the Country

Recently, we visited some amazing alumni around the country who put their education to work in a variety of ways. Here are their stories.

Hannah Cairns. '13 BSB
New York City

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Mark Your Calendars: Homecoming 2016!


Show your Gopher pride this fall and join us for Homecoming 2016 on October 20, 21, and 22. Events include our GOLD Soiree, Homecoming Parade Watch Party, and the Golden Gopher football game against the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights. We hope to see you all there, sporting your maroon and gold!

Alumni in the News

5 Carlson School Alumni Receive Women in Business Awards

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recognized 51 women for their professional achievements, leadership, and contributions to the Twin Cities community

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has announced the winners of the 2016 Women in Business awards. The honor recognized 51 women, ranging from executives to entrepreneurs, who have demonstrated exceptional professional achievements and leadership acumen, and for their contributions to the Twin Cities community.

Among the honorees are five Carlson School alumni.

See the full list of winners

Andrew Wallmeyer, ’11 MBA

Andrew Wallmeyer, ’11 MBA, was recently promoted from publisher to CEO of MinnPost. As CEO, Wallmeyer will have responsibility for the success and financial health of MinnPost and he will report to the chair of the board.

7 Carlson School Leaders Chosen for 40 Under 40 List

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal honored six alumni and one staff member for their professional accomplishments 

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal annually honors top business and community leaders in the Twin Cities with its 2016 40 under 40 list. Seven Carlson School alumni and staff were chosen among 550 nominations, and recognized for their professional achievements and community engagement. 

Carlson School Alum Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Tony Dungy, '78 BSB, will be inducted to the Hall of Fame on August 6 at a ceremony in Canton, Ohio

Former University of Minnesota quarterback Tony Dungy, '78 BSB, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on February 6. He will be the seventh former Gopher enshrined.

Dungy played for the Gophers from 1973-76 and was the team captain in 1976. He was inducted into the M Club Hall of Fame in 1998 and was named Minnesota's MVP in 1975 and 1976. He also was a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.