Partners | NAWBO

Thank you to the following list of companies for supporting the Minnesota chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. We greatly appreciate your support and encourage our members to do business with our partners.

One of NAWBO’s greatest strengths is our ability to build strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations with corporate and affinity partners that help support and propel the growth and prosperity of women-owned businesses. NAWBO serves as the most effective and direct access to a community of successful women entrepreneurs. NAWBO offers you the ability to build a meaningful and mutually beneficial partnership that helps to strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of our members and promote economic development.

Read about our partners below: 

Bremer Bank

Bremer Bank has roots in the places where we live and work that go back to 1943, and a history of making a real-world difference in the lives of our customers that begins with our founder. Otto Bremer believed that if banks helped businesses in good times and bad, communities would thrive. Today, we’re proud to work with the people who grow our food, build our economy, and serve our neighbors. We offer banking, mortgage, investment, wealth management, trust and insurance in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. We’re here to help you solve your toughest problems, seize your biggest opportunities, and achieve success on your terms, now and in the future.

Media Relations  

Media Relations Agency is a full-service, hybrid agency that specializes in helping businesses tell their stories. In 1987, Media Relations rocked the PR industry when they pioneered their game-changing Pay Per Interview Publicity® performance-based PR model. Since that time, their results-driven strategies have helped launch multi-million dollar businesses, and to create strong consumer demand for entirely new product categories. Media Relations is a long-time supporter of women-owned businesses in our community and NAWBO-MN is proud to have them as a Platinum sponsor.

RBC Wealth Management

RBC Wealth ManagementFor more than a century, RBC Wealth Management has provided trusted advice and wealth management solutions to individuals, families and institutions. We are a global organization, bringing our diverse expertise and deep knowledge to the sophisticated financial needs of our clients around the world. We are committed to earning our client’s trust by building lasting relationships and confidence, putting your interests first in everything we do. Every interaction with us is defined through our core values and culture of doing what’s right for our clients and the communities we operate in. Forward-looking, innovative and committed helping our clients thrive and communities prosper – we are the partner you can depend on to help you achieve your financial goals.  

KNOCK, inc.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, KNOCK, inc. is a full-experience creative agency that strategically connects clients and their brands to consumers across the globe. Driven by design and all things digital, we solve the most complex advertising and marketing objectives.

Medtronic

MedtronicAt Medtronic, we believe in the power of medical technology to improve lives. Seven decades ago, our co-founder invented the battery-powered pacemaker. Our people make it possible. We value diverse perspectives and encourage our 90,000+ employees to be themselves. We hold each other accountable, act with integrity, and make quality our highest priority.  We are privileged to be part of the communities where we live and work. We are committed to giving back and reducing our impact on the environment.  Let's take healthcare Further, Together.


The CEO Roundtable

The CEO Roundtable was started in 2002 as a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to provide a safe/confidential haven for peer sharing amongst the leaders of Minnesota’s growing companies. We’re committed to helping one another succeed. We choose to be self-facilitated to keep dues affordable and accessible to CEOs seeking to tap the power of their peers.  Our membership is comprised of CEOs from fast growing Minnesota companies who want to share their ideas, experiences and insights. Roundtables include leaders who are interested in growing their companies by leveraging the knowledge of their peers. 

KimbleCoKimbleco.com

KimbleCo is a WBE-certified, full-service commercial real estate services firm providing new building development, consulting, leasing, sale & acquisition, and project management services. Its principals have developed and leased over 6 million square feet of ground-up office, industrial and multi-family product across the U.S. along with development of numerous master-planned business parks.  With over 60 years of experience our team has worked in Fortune 100 companies and in dynamic, entrepreneurial companies and so we understand the challenges of enterprises both large and small.  We leverage this experience to develop creative solutions to reduce cost, mitigate risk, and optimize real estate to align with strategic business goals.  KimbleCo uses the Entrepreneurial Operating System, (“ EOS™”) and is a Minnesota Keystone company, donating 10% of its profits to worthy charitable organizations.

SeaChange Print Innovations 

SeaChange means transformation – and to SeaChange, the opportunity to approach printing in a new and smarter way. Since launching in March 2014, SeaChange Print Innovations has been busy finding new ways to transform their customer’s print, structural design, packaging, kitting, mailing, fulfillment and digital media needs by offering refreshing solutions. SeaChange is also WBE Certified. NAWBO-MN is pleased to have SeaChange as a Gold level sponsor. 

Insperity

Since 1986, Insperity® CEO Paul Sarvadi envisioned making business owners' lives easier by taking HR and administrative burdens off their plates. So he decided to start a company with little more than 600 square feet of space and one telephone. Since then, Insperity has grown as a result of helping clients reach their goals.  Our business model is simple: We're dedicated to helping businesses succeed by taking care of the things that could be distracting you from the bigger picture. We do this by helping you control expenses, minimize risk exposure and maximize your opportunities for revenue generation.

Old National Bank

Our commitment to live out our organizational values happens within the walls of our buildings and in the communities we serve. Day in and day out, our values guide the way we do business and shape our interactions with our clients and others. 

TCI Business Capital/Fidelity Bank  

TCI Business Capital is a leading provider of invoice factoring services. Since 1994, start-ups and established businesses have used factoring to have money available when they need it. Our custom factoring programs enable clients to access the capital tied up in their accounts receivables. We offer same-day funding, high advance rates, credit services, A/R management, and more. Our factoring lines range from $50,000 to $10MM, giving businesses room to grow. In 2018 Fidelity Bank of Edina acquired TCI Business Capital. Fidelity Bank is a leader in commercial banking, with an outstanding reputation. TCI Business Capital and Fidelity Bank haven been long term supporters of women in business and are proud to be associated with and members of NAWBO. 

Hellmuth & Johnson 

Hellmuth & JohnsonFocusing on transactional law, litigation and appeals, our Minneapolis attorneys represent clients in practices ranging from construction, finance, patent, trademark and copyright litigation, business and real estate to estate planning. In each of these areas we have earned a reputation for multidisciplinary excellence, unwavering ethical integrity and singular devotion to those who put their trust in us. These qualities form the foundation of Hellmuth & Johnson, enabling us to fulfill our mission to protect and advance our clients’ interests across the spectrum of their legal needs.

Lurie, LLP

A CPA firm in Minneapolis and Silver level sponsor of NAWBO-MN, Lurie LLP is proud to be a strong advocate for the city and community they serve. Dedicated to doing things right with a desire to help the community, Lurie LLP is an accounting firm with its foundation in thinking differently and leading fearlessly.

Catalyst Fund
Our newly launched Catalyst Fund helps make our mission of propelling women into economic, social, and political spheres of power possible.  When you become a Catalyst Fund Donor, you will be part of a dynamic and enterprising group of women recognized for their contributions at events, online, and in printed NAWBO materials.  With annual contributions to the fund, we will enable positive change for women entrepreneurs through meaningful programming and education.

THANKS TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS

NAWBO-MN Sponsors