Entries by Ashley Groves

Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal: Refrigerators run short as pandemic slows supply lines

Planning to replace your kitchen refrigerator or add a stand-alone freezer to the basement for extra storage? Be prepared to wait. Appliance retailers say their industry is one of many feeling the effects of the pandemic, with supply chain disruptions and heightened consumer demand adding up to big delivery delays. “The new normal is an […]

Twin Cities Business: 2020 Best Of Business

When it’s time to look for specialized expertise or hire a new professional services provider, why go it alone? Hundreds of Minnesota businesses have already blazed a trail for you. Tap into that collective knowledge to find a top-notch lawyer, data security expert, or commercial real estate broker and get excellent results from the best […]

Finance & Commerce: 2020’s Finance & Commerce Reader Rankings Final Winners

For the past four years the readers of Finance & Commerce and Minnesota Lawyer have chosen their most trusted brands and business partners. This year’s selections include many repeat winners and several newcomers. How are companies chosen for Reader Rankings? Well, just like it sounds. We pick the categories, populated with a list of companies that have been nominated over […]

RE Journals: Minnesota’s Doran Companies names COO

Bloomington, Minnesota-based Doran Companies has promoted longtime real estate leader Traci Tomas to Chief Operating Officer. Working closely with president and CEO Anne Behrendt, Tomas will chart a strategic path forward for Doran Companies’ recent certification as a woman-owned business and will also oversee operations functions for the company, including human resources, IT and marketing. Tomas is […]

Finance & Commerce: Q&A: Doran’s Behrendt says ‘yes’ to opportunity

When Doran Cos. President and CEO Anne Behrendt purchased a majority stake in the company last May, she set the company on a path that is both new and well worn. The Bloomington-based general contractor and commercial real estate development company has changed since it was founded 13 years ago, moving into multifamily projects after […]