Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

A celebration of the most influential and successful entrepreneur alumnae/i of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.
The 2021 event was a huge success! Videos of our amazing winners are below.  A huge thank you to all our amazing sponsor for the 2021 event!

2021 Award Winners-

Saint John's University Entrepreneur of the Year-     Chris Coborn '81
College of Saint Benedict Entrepreneur of the Year-   Gina Shields Armada '97
CSB/SJU Entrepreneur of the Year-                                Kurt Vickman '94  

2020 Award Winners- 

Saint John's University Entrepreneur of the Year-      Dennis Carlson '86
College of Saint Benedict Entrepreneur of the Year-   Jennifer Dugan Roth'91
CSB/SJU Social Entrepreneur of the Year-                   Angela Untiedt Jerabek '90

EVENT AND PRODUCTION SPONSOR

MIKE URBANOS AND ROSANNE FISCHER

INNOVATOR SPONSORS

DESIGNER SPONSOR

TREND SPOTTER SPONSORS 


SJU Entrepreneur of the Year

This award recognizes the achievements of a Johnnie who best exemplifies the ideals of entrepreneurship by starting and successfully managing one or more businesses in a way that demonstrates notable entrepreneurial characteristics and achievements while practicing Benedictine values in the workplace and in their lives.

CSB Entrepreneur of the Year

This award recognizes the achievements of a Bennie who best exemplifies the ideals of entrepreneurship by starting and successfully managing one or more businesses in a way that demonstrates notable entrepreneurial characteristics and achievements while practicing Benedictine Values in the workplace and in their lives. 

CSB/SJU Social Entrepreneur of the Year

This award recognizes the achievements and qualities of a Johnnie or Bennie who best exemplifies the ideals of social entrepreneurship by starting and successfully managing one or more ventures that enriches humanity or addresses a social issue in a way that demonstrates notable entrepreneurial characteristics and achievements while practicing Benedictine values in the workplace and in their lives.