Lorentzsen Center Luncheon
Feb 26, 2013FOR MORE INFORMATION:
DR. GREG CANT, dean, Offutt School of Business
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
LORENTZSEN CENTER LUNCHEON ON FAITH AND FINANCE
The Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work, part of the Concordia College Offutt School of Business, will hold an upcoming luncheon “What Does my Faith Have to do With my Work in Finance?” The luncheon is from noon-1:15 p.m. Friday, March 15, in Birkeland Alumni Lounge, Offutt Concourse. The speakers are Michael Solberg, president and chief operating officer of Bell State Bank & Trust, and Ann McConn, president of the Fargo market for Alerus Financial.
Solberg launched the bank’s Pay It Forward project, providing every full-time employee with $1,000 each year to give to those in need. Bell State’s commitment to staff and community has been highlighted by media outlets from “Good Morning America,” USA Today and People magazine. Solberg graduated from Concordia College in 1995 and William Mitchell College of Law in 1998. He also provides leadership to several local organizations.
McConn has been in the banking and trust business for 24 years. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Dakota and an M.B.A. from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She is a chartered financial analyst and a certified financial planner. She serves on the boards of directors of United Way of Cass-Clay and Nordian Mutual Insurance Co.
The cost is $15 per person. Please RSVP by Friday, March 8, online at www.ConcordiaCollege.edu/businessevents or by calling (218) 299-3305. Space is limited.
The Lorentzsen Center honors the life and work of Norman M. Lorentzsen, esteemed philanthropist, former CEO of Burlington Northern, alumnus of Concordia and former member and chair of its Board of Regents. The center identifies and sustains ethical values and practices in individuals and organizations. It builds upon the tradition and practices of the Center for Ethical Leadership.