Northside Funders Group


Fox 9 News: Minority CEO honored for entrepreneurial success

Posted: 09 Jun 17

Minneapolis (KMSP) – Jashan Eis0n went from employee to a successful CEO within a decade’s time.

Only four years into his acquisition of H&B Elevators and already he’s being recognized for providing high quality jobs to the city’s north side.

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The Minneapolis Foundation: Chanda Smith Baker Named Senior Vice President of Community Impact

Posted: 06 Jun 17

The Minneapolis Foundation recently announced that Chanda Smith Baker, currently President and CEO of Pillsbury United Communities, will serve as its next Senior Vice President of Community Impact.

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Minneapolis/ St. Paul Business Journal: 2017 Women in Business Awards: Tawanna Black

Posted: 22 May 17

Tawanna Black brings her talents as a leader and collaborator to the role of executive director at Northside Funders Group.

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MinnPost: How some Minnesota employers are successfully tapping into ‘hidden’ talent pools

Posted: 17 May 17

Over the last several years, as Minnesota’s economy has improved and more job opportunities became available across different industries, one thing has remained a major hurdle for employers: finding — and retaining — entry-level employees.

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Minnesota Business Magazine: Tawanna Black Wins Real Power 50 Award

Posted: 27 Apr 17

The members of The (Real) Power 50 are the linchpins in their company. The connectors in their industry. The heart of the operation. The people who make things happen. The remarkable players in the Minnesota business community with a knack for getting things done — and being helpful along the way.

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