Jean Taylor, Chair of Star Tribune Media Company, LLC.
The Star Tribune is the #1 media company in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area and the state of Minnesota. Star Tribune provides news, information and entertainment via print, online, mobile and events. With over 150 years of public service to Minnesotans, Star Tribune is now transforming to a majority digital business model.
Jean is passionate about helping leaders succeed. Her primary professional work is in engaged governance, representing ownership of businesses through ensuring long-term vision, aligning vision and operations, and supporting leadership teams in achieving their vision.
She has spent her career leading in times of transformation – transforming business models, transforming organizational culture, transforming the value offered to customers. Her own leadership journey is one of continual personal transformation to the most authentic offering of her own gifts and talents.
Jean was with Taylor Corporation, her family company, from 1994 to 2010. She served in roles of President and Chief Executive Officer for nine years. Taylor Corporation is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States. During her tenure, the organization employed over 15,000 people, was organized as approximately 100 small and mid-sized companies, and had locations in six countries as well as 21 U.S. states.
She is a graduate of Augsburg University and received her Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Management Support Systems from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
A member of the Board of Trustees of Minnesota Public Radio|American Public Media Group and The Minnesota Zoo Foundation, she is an active community volunteer. Jean lives in Eagan, Minnesota and enjoys travel, reading, cooking, attending arts performances of all kinds, and singing in her church choir.
Join us for happy hour, tasty tidbits, and Jean's insights.
Your ticket includes Jean's talk, happy hour with substantial hors d'oeuvres, a private tour of The Museum of Russian Art, and social time with other women entrepreneurs.
5:30 - 7:00 pm
November 10, 2020
$75/happy hour, tour of The Museum of Russian Art and conversation
The Museum of Russian Art
5500 Stevens Ave. S. (35W & Diamond Lake Road)
Minneapolis, MN 55419
Complimentary parking across the street at Diamond Lake Road (Mayflower Church)
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