7 Carlson School Alumni Named among The (Real) Power 50 of 2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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. 

Nina Hale

Nina Hale, '99 MBA

Founder, Nina Hale, Inc.


Judy Lysne








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