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, with a virtual participation option starting in the Fall 2021 season, 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

Virtually over Zoom 


Individual - $35
Table (Eight tickets) - $280

Virtual participation is free 


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

12:00 p.m. Virtual Program begins

February 1, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. CT

Virtual event

 Virtual Registration


Jasmine Jirele

CEO, Allianz Insurance

All participants must register in advance.

Jasmine Jirele

Jasmine Jirele

CEO, Allianz Insurance

With more than 25 years in the financial services industry, Jasmine Jirele has broad experience in financial services strategy, marketing, product, and operations. She began her career at Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) more than 10 years ago, with a focus on delivering innovative retirement solutions to financial professionals and their clients. Prior to joining Allianz, Jirele was an executive vice president at Wells Fargo.

Jirlele is a board member of ACLI, for which she is a member of the Steering Committee on Taxation and the Committee on Prudential Issues; a board member of College Possible; member of the University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business Board of Strategic Advisors; board member of the Minnesota Business Partnership; advisor for the Washburn Center for Children's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee; and a member of the LIMRA LOMA Global Board. She holds a B.A. in business and journalism from the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) and MBA from Hamline University (Minnesota).


2022 Speaker Series

Feb 1, 2022

Jasmine Jirele - CEO, Allianz Insurance

March 1, 2022

John Naylor - CEO, Medica

April 5, 2022

Geoff Martha - CEO, Medtronic

May 3, 2022

Bill Daley - Vice Chairman of Public Affairs, Wells Fargo

June 7, 2022

Marcia Page - Co-Founder and Executive Chair, Värde Partners

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