RAEDI Year in Reviews
Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) assists existing and potential businesses in the Rochester area secure the private and public resources needed to execute their growth plans. Since inception, RAEDI has assisted hundreds of businesses that have generated more than $2 billion of local economy activity, creating thousands of jobs.
- Direct Investment Funding
- Fixed Asset Financing
- Export Financing
- Cost Differential Comparisons
- Market Research & Analysis
- Community Data/Profiles
- Provide Objective information on Sites, Facilities and Access to Support Services
- Develop Comparative Site Data
- Identify and Present Business Interests and Concerns to Government
- Support Area Social, Economic and Infrastructure Development
RAEDI Board of Directors
The RAEDI Board of Directors is a group on member volunteers who financially invest in RAEDI’s mission which is to retain, grow & diversify the Rochester area economy.
RAEDI Executive Committee
- Chair: Mary Blair-Hoeft - City of Byron
- Vice Chair: Doug Eaton - CenturyLink
- Secretary/Treasurer: John Wade - Clements Chevrolet Cadillac
- Immediate Past Chair: Dan Beck - Think Bank
- John Beatty - Dunlap & Seeger, P.A.
- Adam Benike - Benike Construction
- Jim Bier - Olmsted County
- Mayor Ardell Brede - Ex-Officio
- Melissa Brinkman - Custom Alarm/Custom Communications, Inc.
- Ken Brown - Olmsted County
- Mark Browning - Rochester Public Utilities
- Paul Bucher - Dunlap & Seeger, P.A.
- Joshua Burgess - Wells Fargo
- Ed Chestolowski - RSM US LLP
- Norm Doty - Express Employment Professionals
- Dan Estes - Mayo Clinic
- Elaine Garry - People Energy Cooperative
- Linda Gates - Edina Realty
- Bruce Gudlin - U.S. Bank
- Kathleen Harrington - Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce
- Mark Hayford - North Risk Partners, C.O. Brown Division
- Ed Hruska - City of Rochester
- Mark Kotschevar - Rochester Public Utilities
- Darrel Leonard - Minnesota Energy Resources, Inc.
- Todd Luedke - IBM
- Larry McGraw - Home Federal Savings Bank
- Melissa Morris - Charter Communications
- John Reed - Rochester International Airport
- Dave Reichert - Rochester Public Utilities
- Jim Rogers - Mayo Clinic
- Patrick Seeb - DMC Economic Development Agency
- Randy Staver - City of Rochester
- Devin Swanberg - City of Pine Island/EDA
- Mark Utz - Wendland Utz, Ltd
- Joel Young - City of Chatfield
- 504 Corporation
- A.B. Systems, Inc.
- Benike Construction
- Boldt Construction
- Bremer Bank
- C.O. Brown Agency, inc.
- Charter Communications
- City of Byron
- City of Chatfield
- City of Pine Island
- City of Rochester
- Clements Chevrolet Cadillac
- Custom Alarm / Custom Communications, Inc.
- CWS, Inc.
- Dunlap and Seeger, P.A.
- Edina Realty Home Services
- Elcor Realty
- Express Employment Professionals
- First Security Bank-Byron
- G&L Insurance Group
- Hamilton Real Estate, Inc.
- Heartman Insurance
- Home Federal Savings Bank
- Johnson Printing Company
- Knutson Construction Services
- Kraus-Anderson Construction Company
- Kruse Lumber
- KTTC Television, Inc.
- Mayo Clinic
- Merchants Bank
- Minnesota Energy Resources, Inc.
- Minnwest Bank
- Olmsted County
- Olmsted Medical Center
- Olmsted National Bank
- People's Energy Cooperative
- Premier Bank
- Ready Mix Concrete Company, LLC
- Rochester Area Builders
- Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce
- Rochester International Airport
- Rochester Public Utilities
- Rochester Sand & Gravel - Division of Mathy Construction
- Root River State Bank- Chatfield
- RSM US LLP
- RSP Architects, Ltd.
- Schmidt Goodman Office Products, Inc.
- SE Minnesota Association of Realtors
- Smith, Schafer & Associates
- Think Mutual Bank
- Titan Development & Investments
- U.S. Bank
- Weis Builders, Inc.
- Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota
- Wendland Utz, Ltd
- West Bank
- Widseth Smith Nolting
- WSB & Associates, Inc.