Minnesota Governor to keynote event at at the McNamara Alumni Center on March 5

Governor Mark Dayton will address friends and alumni of the Carlson School of Management at the next "1st Tuesday Speaker Series" on March 5 at 11:30 a.m. in the University of Minnesota's McNamara Alumni Center.

Dayton, Minnesota's 40th Governor, has spent most of the past 34 years in public service. Prior to being elected governor in 2010, Dayton served as Commissioner of the Minnesota Departments of Economic Development and of Energy and Economic Development, as State Auditor, and as United States Senator. Dayton currently is on the Executive Committee of the National Governor's Association.

Dayton graduated cum laude from Yale University, where he also played Division I hockey.

Tickets, which include lunch, are available online for $28.

3/05/13 UPDATE: As long as the University of Minnesota is open, the First Tuesday event will be held today.

2/28/13 UPDATE: The event has sold out.

About the Carlson School of Management's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series
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 series features top-notch executives as keynote speakers addressing hot topics in business and leadership. The event attracts alumni and business leaders from throughout the corporate community and is a popular networking venue.