Economic Gardening: Lessons Learned
Anne Hed, Ryan Blundell, and Ward Johnson
Friday, June 23, 2017
7:30 to 9:00 am
WSB Associates – 2nd Floor Conference Room
701 Xenia Ave S., Suite 200
Golden Valley, MN 55416
7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration and continental breakfast (sponsored by Insperity)
8:00 am to 9:00 am – Speaker presentation and Q&A
Anne Hed founded HED Cycling with her husband in the mid 1980’s. The company used Anne’s winnings from a triathelete competion to start the business that basically reinvented the wheel. Later, the company expanded to begin making frames in a partnership with Cervelo.
Ryan Blundell is the CEO of Master Technology Group which is based in Eden Prairie, MN. The company is a low-voltage contractor specializing in the installation and service of data, security, life safety, and audio/visual technologies in commercial and retail facilities.
Ward Johnson, former owner and CEO of Sojos, combined his love of pets with his desire to own his own business. Sojos is one of the pioneers and leading brands in raw nutrition for pets. Sojos was acquired by WellPet in late 2015.