Minnesota Business magazine has compiled a list of movers and shakers who logged impressive accomplishments in the last year. Among The (Real) Power 50 of 2016 honorees are seven Carlson School alumni who are linchpins in their companies, connectors in their industries, and drivers of innovation.

The winners were nominated by past Power 50 recipients, as well as leaders throughout the Minnesota business community. 

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  • Nina Hale

    Nina Hale,  ’99 MBA

    Founder, Nina Hale, Inc.

  • Judy Lysene

    Judy Lysne, ’91 MBA

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Lifeworks Services

  • Joy McBrien

    Joy McBrien, ’11 BSB

    Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fair Anita

  • Justin Porter

    Justin Porter, ’05 BSB & ’11 MBA

    Vice President Operations, Kipsu  

  • Brendon Schrader

    Brendon Schrader, '01 MBA

    Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Antenna

Not pictured: 

Matt Frauenshuh, ’08 MBA 

Chief Executive Officer, Fourteen Foods

Brenda Sallstrom, ’91 MBA

Co-founder and Principal, Envoi, LLC