Along with her charismatic style, Kolleen brings a proven track record of public relations and marketing skills. As Director of Public Relations and Marketing for the Heart of America Restaurant/ Machine Shed in Minneapolis, Kolleen worked tirelessly with private and public charities dedicated to the American farmer.
She is an experienced professional meeting and event planner and worked as Director of Sales for Hilton Garden Inn Hotels. Kolleen is an alumni of the Minnesota 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees, served on the St. Paul Chamber Tourism Task Force Committee and the Grand Forks Chamber Ambassadors committee.
Kolleen and Don spend all their spare time with their two boys and grandchildren. Kolleen is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist, Reiki Practitioner and rescues & rehabilitates English Spring Spaniels with an emphasis on Special Needs Springers.