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The Carlson School of Management's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series began in 1992 to provide an opportunity for alumni and friends of the Carlson School to continue their management education. The 1st Tuesday Speaker Series features top executives addressing hot topics in business and leadership.

Held on the first Tuesday of every month at the McNamara Alumni Center, the program attracts alumni and business leaders from throughout the corporate community and has become an attractive spot for professionals in the metropolitan area to network.


 

Hosted At:

McNamara Alumni Center
200 SE Oak St 
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Cost:

$35 (includes lunch and program)
$15 for U of M students
$40 at the door (if space allows)

Schedule:

11:30 a.m.   Registration and Networking
11:50 a.m.   Lunch
1:00 p.m.   Program concludes

Upcoming Speakers

Jeanne Crain

Jeanne Crain

President and CEO - Bremer Financial Corporation

June 4, 2019

Jeanne Crain is president and chief executive officer of Bremer Financial Corporation, a $12 billion financial services organization with locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. As CEO since November 2016, Jeanne has combined her extensive industry knowledge with decades of leadership experience to advance the company’s strategy and performance, champion Bremer’s mission and values, and deliver on its commitment to help communities thrive.

Before being promoted to her current role, Jeanne served as region CEO of Bremer Bank - Twin Cities and group president for Bremer Financial Corporation’s financial services business for four years. Prior to joining Bremer, Jeanne enjoyed a 34-year career in commercial and retail banking, honing her collaborative leadership style, passion for relationship-based client service, and ability to navigate a highly dynamic business environment through roles at BMO Harris Bank, M&I Bank, Marquette Capital Bank, Bank One Milwaukee and First Bank Grand Forks.

As an active volunteer and community leader, Jeanne serves on the board of the YMCA Twin Cities and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. She also recently co chaired the Minnesota Task Force on Housing. Jeanne earned a master’s in business administration from Marquette University and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota, where she was a 2018 recipient of the Sioux Award, the highest honor given by the Alumni Association & Foundation for achievement, service, and loyalty. Jeanne is married with three sons and enjoys traveling with her family.

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1st Tuesday Corporate Tables

We value the partnerships with companies in the Twin Cities-area and want to continue to bring the business community together on a monthly basis. To continue our partnership with the business community, we invite you to purchase corporate tables for upcoming 1st Tuesday events. 

Benefits of a 1st Tuesday Corporate Table:

  • Priority seating near the front of the room 
  • Recognition of your company's table
  • Ten seats for the price of nine ($315)

For questions about 1st Tuesday events, please contact Jennifer Callahan at callahaj@umn.edu or 612-626-7442.