Independent astro-adventure photographer finds his inspiration from his family, friends, and creatives.
Minnesota-based photographer and graphic designer shoots through all seasons, especially her favorite season of snowy and icy winter.
Grand Rapids photographer gets some of his best shots in the spur of the moment.
Minneapolis photographer sets himself apart with unique perspectives.
"The camera is the least important tool in photography; it is your imagination and creativity that make your photos unique and inspiring."
CO-FOUNDER, GREAT LAKES; CO-FOUNDER, MINNESOTA MADE; FOUNDER, MILKBARN; FOUNDER, FINLEY'S BARKERY
CO-FOUNDER, ANYWHERE APPAREL; FOUNDER, UNITED BY BLUE; CO-FOUNDERS, APOLIS GLOBAL; FOUNDER/CEO, S'WELL
Dave and Amy Freeman, named National Geographic Adventurers of the Year in 2014, have a lot of miles under their belts. Since 2001, they have logged over 30,000 miles by kayak, canoe, and dogsled from the Amazon to the Arctic, and they are using their experiences to inspire and educate everyone from kids to business leaders.
Kathy Annette is the president of The Blandin Foundation.She oversees a team of individuals who strive to support and encourage Minnesota's rural communities to grow and thrive, something she had done throughout the duration of her career as deputy director of field operations of Indian Health Service.
Zachary Quinn turned a college entrepreneurship class project into Love Your Melon, a nationally recognized company known for donating 50% of their profits to the fight against pediatric cancer.
Jenna Kutcher is a true cheerleader for all of the creatives out there. She picked up a camera and began a photography business, which brought her into the often hard to navigate world of social media. She embraced her imperfections, bared her soul, and has grown her reach to over 700,000 engaged and inspired followers.
Katie Thune has spent her career working with children and adults of all abilities with the goal of helping to improve their quality of life. She has developed curriculum and courses for many non-profits such as Mad Hatter Wellness, Power of Me, Sexuality for All Abilities, and Special Olympics MN on the topics of healthy relationships and sexuality education, incorporating mindfulness activities and yoga.
Dario Otero and his business partners at Youth Lens 360 have created a unique curriculum geared towards training and supporting the technical and entrepreneurial skills of youth ages 14-24.
Chris Hawkey, the self-described luckiest man in the world, followed his dreams and rose from his small town beginnings to radio and country music stardom. He is a producer and co-host of one of KFAN's most popular shows, "Power Trip Morning Show," and he records and performs around the country with the Chris Hawkey Band.
Ali Kaplan is currently the editor-in-chief of Twin Cities Business magazine after having spent eight years serving as Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's senior editor of shopping and style. Her knack for bridging the gap between lifestyle and business has given her a unique voice to narrow in on topics that matter to people.