Nancy JP Anderson '01 is among eight women business owners to be inducted into the Minnesota Women's Business Owners Hall of Fame. The induction celebration will take place on May 11.
The honorees are trailblazers who have overcome challenges and obstacles many thought impossible. Their business savvy and entrepreneurial successes have left a legacy that will impact Minnesota for years to come.
Anderson has more than 20 years of service to Midwest Sign and Screen Printing Supply. She started with the company in the 1980s, and was elected chief executive officer in 2004. Midwest is the fifth-largest privately woman owned company in Minnesota, and operates in 10 locations throughout the region.
Kari Rihm, Rihm Kenworth
Karen Desnick, Metropolitan Picture Framing
Nancy JP Anderson, Midwest Sign and Screen Printing Supply
Kay Kuba, GCI Systems
Barbara Jo Davis, Ken Davis BBQ Sauce
Rhoda Olsen, Great Clips
Clara Lillyblad, St. James Hotel
(Alda) Fritzi Haskell, Haskell's Liquor
Anderson joins another St. Kate's graduate, Susan McCloskey '67, in the Minnesota Women's Business Owners Hall of Fame. McCloskey, founder of Office Plan, was inducted with the inaugural class in 2013.
By Sara Berhow