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Alexandria woman joins Enterprise Minnesota

Enterprise Minnesota has hired Yvonne Kinney-Hockert to its consulting services team as a business growth consultant.

Kinney-Hockert of Alexandria started her own consulting business 13 years ago. She has served as consultant, national speaker and business coach to companies across industries. In addition, she was a senior consultant with Aon Risk Services and an internal quality consultant with Fairview Health Services.

"We are fortunate to have someone with Yvonne's background in consulting, leadership and strategy on our team," said Bob Kill of Enterprise Minnesota.

She is co-author of the book Blueprint for Success and has served on numerous boards of directors including her current role with Knute Nelson and Theatre L'Homme Dieu. She has a master's degree in leadership from Augsburg College and a degree in business management from St. Cloud State University.

Kinney-Hockert will work with manufacturing companies throughout Minnesota to develop their leaders and achieve growth results. She will also work with Enterprise Minnesota's CEO Peer Councils.

Enterprise Minnesota consults with medium sized and smaller manufacturing companies to help them compete and grow profitably. The organization is Minnesota's affiliate of the national Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program.

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