Reed Kessler

Reed is a member of the first Entrepreneur Scholars cohort.  He gradauted from Saint John’s University in 2006 with a major in management with added studies in Economics and Classical Guitar. He currently works at Associated Financial Group in the Twin Cities.

Reed grew up in Aberdeen, SD.  "Being from South Dakota, I enjoy most outdoor activities.  I especially like hunting, golfing, and a variety of water sports.  However, “There is nothing I like more than playing and listening to music during my free time,” Reed says.  While an Entrepreneur Scholar, Reed was business manager for Campus Groove Recording, was involved in numerous intramural sports and volunteered time as a “big brother.”  He has made the Dean’s list each year he has been at SJU.  He also found time to become a certified life and health financial representative in South Dakota and worked with Northwestern Mutual as a financial representative while he was in school.  He interned with Coborn’s Inc. setting up grocery stores, conducting financial analysis, and making strategic recommendations to the board of directors.