Bennie Businesses Online Directory

Jodi Mayers & Style PartnersBuilding a strong network isn't just about making connections. It's making the right connections. Use the online directory yourself as a tool for locating services, vendors and partners who share the Saint Ben's education and Benedictine values that helped make you the businesswoman you are today. We are truly proud of the successful woman you have become and we hope that you take this opportunity to share, interact and partner with the rest of our passionate Saint Ben's alumnae community.

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Advertising, Communications & Marketing
 Accounting & Finance / Business & Business Development / Direct Sales / Education Event Management/Planning Health & Wellness Insurance Legal Management Manufacturing Nonprofit Real Estate & Interior Design

Advertising, Communications & Marketing

Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
Association for Data-driven
Marketing & Advertising (ADMA)
Katherine Raskob '85
Director, Communications & Customer
Sydney, Australia
Bellmont Partners Johanna Holub '13
Account Executive
Edina, MN
Ciceron Kristen Findley '94
VP of Consumer Insights & Technologies
Minneapolis, MN
DAYTA Marketing Afton Windsperger '16
Digital Project Manager
Waite Park, MN
Electric Pulp Wendy Wuebben Johnson '96
Senior Project Manager
Sioux Falls, SD
EPA Audio Visual, Inc. Beth Burr Dossantos '92
Marketing Manager 
Rockford, MN
ETM Creative Emma Thomas-McGinnis '98
Marketing Designer
Urbandale, IA
Fast Horse Katie Krois Quade '10
Client Relationship Manager
Minneapolis, MN
Emily Leuthner Frager '96
SVP & Senior Partner,
General Manager Southern CA
Los Angeles, CA
Little Pepper Promotions Sandy Pfefferle Forster '82
Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Public Radio |
American Public Media
Mary Heer-Forsberg '83
Development Communications Manager
Saint Paul, MN
Polka Dot Powerhouse Wendi Moline Giuliano '93
Regional Support Manager
Specialty Incentives Kaettie Wenger '01
Account Manager
Durango, CO
Target Lindsay Hall '05
Senior Public Relations Associate
Minneapolis, MN
Tiger Oak Media Lisa Fenske '13
Fulfillment Manager
Minneapolis, MN
Truck Writers Mackenzie Sullivan '15
Brand Manager/Advertising
Blaine, MN

Accounting & Finance

Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
Atterro/Hunter Hamilton
Danielle Vanderhyde '15
Minneapolis, MN
CliftonLarsonAllen Sue Klick Cron '85
Director of Recruitment
Minneapolis, MN
Julie Kolbow Accounting Julie Ajax Kolbow '91
Bookkeeper/Small Business Accountant
Chanhassen, MN
Ledge Wealth Management, Inc. Gina Koshiol Bartell '95
Sartell, MN
RSM US LLP Alexa Bollig '14
Sr. Administrative Assistant,
National Professional Standards Group
Minneapolis, MN
Securian Financial Group Sophie Korman '15
Saint Paul, MN
Trust Point Inc Jennifer Elston Brondell '99
Regional Account Executive
Minneapolis, MN
Wipfli, LLP
Lori Lowe Hume '82
Minneapolis, MN

Business & Business Development

Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
Apex Systems Emma Fering '16
Edina, MN
AminoAcids Megan Malz '12
Quality Assurance Director
Saint Paul, MN
AT&T Sarah Lange '15
Sr. Specialist -
Technical Development Program
Saint Cloud, MN
Capture Your Photos
Holly Breitenbach Corbid '91
Owner/Photo Organizer
Stillwater, MN Judy Zimmer '84
St. Louis Park, MN
Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique Jodi Montgomery Mayers '98
Edina, MN
Dan Welle's GM & Chrysler Chrissy Welle Hokanson '02
Vice President/Controller
Sauk Centre, MN
Elite Repeat Missy Bursey Auran '89
Saint Paul, MN
Global Promotion Program
Colleen Lilly '81
Minneapolis, MN
Granite Equity Partners Angie Krtnick Complin '04
Talent Director
Saint Cloud, MN
Hygge Wear Rebecca Brown-Medvec '91
Saint Cloud, MN
Intel Missy Durand Dietrich '02
Marketing Manager
Minneapolis, MN
Jodi Mayers & Style Partners Jodi Montgomery Mayers '98
Senior Partner
Minneapolis, MN
Marsh & McLennan Agency PK Kriha '91
SVP, Employee Benefits 
Minneapolis, MN
Mary Olk & Associates Mary Olk '82
Chief Coaching Officer
Minnetonka, MN
Nicole Pederson Photography Nicole Pederson '17
Owner and Photographer
Saint Paul, MN
Nonprofit Data Geeks Jennifer Maza Otremba '02
Founder & Lead Salesforce Consultant 
Saint Paul, MN
Northland Kart Kountry
& Northland Cabin Care
Julie Spoden Degen '93
Brainerd, MN
Roaming Buffalo BBQ Rachael Lundby Webb '04
Denver, CO
SPC Commerce Katelyn Plutt '11
Associate Business Analyst
Minneapolis, MN
The Stylist Online Sarah Fastner '99
Personal Wardrobe Stylist
Saint Paul, MN
Target Danielle Ostertag Gabriel '15
Inventory Analyst
Minneapolis, MN
Target Valerie Smith Olson '03
Project Manager
Minneapolis, MN
Wendel Madi Sundlof '16
PAA with a focus in sustainability
Minneapolis, MN

Direct Sales

Arbonne Katie Emerson Giles '91
Independent Consultant
Burnsville, MN
Cabi Mallory Lundeen Swierk '08
Independent Cabi Stylist
Plymouth, MN
Mary Kay Jennifer Sainsbury '03
Independent Beauty Consultant
Saint Paul, MN
Mary Kay Julia Schmidt '79
Independent Beauty Consultant
Coon Rapids, MN
Mary Kay Vicki Hassing Rothstein '81
Independent Beauty Consultant
Mounds View, MN
Modere-Live Clean
with Kraig and Doreen
Doreen Thelen Runquist '90
Social Marketer
Saint Paul, MN
Nerium International  Diane Kruczek Foss '02
Brand Partner
Norwex Sarah Pokorny Johnson '09
Sales Consultant
Saint Paul, MN
Rodan+Fields Heather Niemi Merritt '00
Executive Consultant
Sauk Rapids, MN
Rodan+Fields Katrina Lutsy Buetow '00
Level 3 Executive Consultant
Eden Prairie, MN
Rodan+Fields Valerie Smith Olson '03
Executive Consultant
Maple Grove, MN
Rodan+Fields Jessie Rasmusson Bruns '06
Executive Consultant
Saint Joseph, MN
Thirty-One Gifts Sara Sorrell Svenby '04
Senior Consultant
Cologne, MN
Tupperware Ida Slayhi Tessmer '91
Lakeville, MN


Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
College of Saint Benedict and
Saint John's University
Karen Backes '87
Dean of Admission
Saint Joseph, MN
Consultant for Dayna Collette Dick Krueger '77
Silver Springs, MD
Ginosko Kids Educational Centre Virginia Cunningham '92
Nassau, Bahamas
Minneapolis Public School Maria Larson '12
Fourth Grade Teacher
Minneapolis, MN
My College Planning Team
Stephanie Palubicki Kennedy '78
Founder/College Admission Coach
Downers Grove, IL
Sadlier Nancy Stoner Alliegro '82
Director of Marketing 
Minneapolis, MN
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Linda Dietman Arnold '75
Director of Religious Education
Sartell, MN
Think Small Tammy Tesky Ausen '98
Chief Advancement Officer
Minneapolis, MN &
Saint Paul, MN

Event Management/Planning

Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
Aimia Samantha Noble Decker '10
Marketing Manager
Plymouth, MN
Bee Artsy...Bee Crafty, L.L.C. Ericka Baraibar Bachmeier '98
Owner, Artist
Rogers, MN
HelmsBriscoe Abby Hahn Hoffman '06
Manager, Global Accounts
Minneapolis, MN 
Mid-America Festivals Alexandra Hammerstrom '16
Sales Representative and
Event Coordinator 
Shakopee, MN
University of Wisconsin - Madison Recreational Sports Karen Lux '07
Assistant Director of Scheduling 
and Special Events
Madison, WI

Health & Wellness

Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
AdZENtures Yoga Lindsey Conroy '09 Austin, TX
Bee Well Massage & Bee the Voice Molly Dose '99
Owner & Massage Therapist/
Mental Health Speaker
Shakopee, MN
Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation  Anna Pohlad '15
Communications Coordinator
Aurora, CO
Empowering All Wellness Amanda Kelly '03
Wellness Advisor
Minneapolis, MN
Healing Meadows Animal Chiropractic Jessica Agnew Hoeppner Donaldson '10
Doctor of Chiropractic,
Certified in Veterinary Spinal
Manipulative Therapy
Metro Minnesota
Independent Associate
with Isagenix International
Kristi Brever Etzell '88
Kent, WA
Medtronic Shannon Bassett '13
Sales Support Specialist
Minneapolis, MN
Prime Therapeutics Denise Chambers Lecher '05
Communications Manager
Eagan, MN
Wild Roots Coaching Kristin Sweetman '08
Life & Mindset Coach
Minneapolis, MN


Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Annie Dittberner '17
Associate, Business Development
Bloomington, MN  
Barbara Ellis & Co LLC Barbara Wilm Ellis '64
Owner Mgr
Denver, CO
Northway Insurance of Park Rapids Andria Primus Nordick '03
Park Rapids, MN


Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
Bassford Remele, P.A. Amie Stanley Penny Sayler '93
Minneapolis, MN
Berens & Miller, P.A. Erin Fogarty Lisle '90
Minneapolis, MN
Best & Flanagan LLP Ashleigh Leitch '09
Employment Lawyer
Minneapolis, MN
Faegre Baker Daniels Sarah Swenson Kilibarda '97
Minneapolis, MN
Gray Plant Mooty Kathryn Hauff '12
Minneapolis, MN
Heart Law, LLC Angela Heart '90
Woodbury, MN
Henson & Efron, P.A.
Allison Plunkett '12
Minneapolis, MN
Jeffrey P. Scott and Associates  Charissa Perzel Hall '12
Estate Planning Attorney
Saint Paul, MN
Jennifer L. Lavin, P.C. Jennifer Rexroat Lavin '94
Principal Attorney,
Divorce and Family Law
Chicago, IL
Metzger & Nyberg, LLC
Sonja Nyberg '04
Family Law, Wills & Trusts,
Criminal Defense
Minneapolis, MN
Special Counsel Jenny Schwope '11
Legal Search Director
Washington, D.C.


Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
Anderson Center Emily Heying '17 Saint Cloud, MN
C.H. Robinson Michelle Melsen '08
UX Designer
Minneapolis, MN
Executive Growth Advisors

Mimi Palen-Clare '78

Eagan, MN
Precision Discovery Lisa Locher Wahlers '11
Director, Sales Operations
Chicago, IL


Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
3M Lisa Fenske '13
Social Media Specialist
Saint Paul, MN
3M Andrea Carrow Morsching '09
Business Development Manager
Bangkok, Thailand 
General Mills Elizabeth Sturlaugson Kohlhof '08
Senior Business Development Foodservice Trade Manager
Minneapolis, MN
HanesBrands Inc Raeleen Rasmussen Fandrich '08
Category Manager
Minneapolis, MN


Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation  Molly Flaig '15
Event Manager
Wayzata, MN
Diocese of Saint Cloud Jane Murray Marrin '64
Saint Cloud, MN
Domestic Violence Turning Points Melissa Petrangelo Scaia '96 Grand Rapids, MN
Heifer International Michelle Dusek Izaguirre '89
Vice President of Marketing and
Resource Development Operations
Little Rock, AR
Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Susan McGuigan '81
Development Manager
Roseville, MN
Trades of Hope
Erin Logan Gonyea '97
Compassionate Entrepreneur
Lakeville, MN
Xperitas/Global Citizens Network Grace Janssen '12
Community Partnership Program Manager
Minneapolis, MN

Real Estate & Interior Design

Bennie Business Bennie Name & Title Location
Cushman & Wakefield/ NorthMarq Barbara Weinzierl Sorensen '86
Assistant Property Manager
Edina, MN
Partners 4 Design Lisa Pope '83
Kitchen & Bath Designer
Minneapolis, MN
Vivus Design Mary Koupal Schmelzer '89
Northfield, MN