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Education

 Cambridge High School - 1978


Hennepin Technical College - 1984

Carpentry


Minnesota State University Mankato - 1993 

Associate of Science


Drake University - 1995

Bachelor of Science Pharmacy

Magna Cum Laude


Howard University - 2017

Doctor of Pharmaceutical Science

Summa Cum Laude


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Work History

1980 - 1983: Dungarvin Group Home - Assistant Program Director 

Transitional residential program for adults with intellectual disabilities.


1984-1986:  Arachne Construction - Carpenter


1986-2009: Soderlund Village Drug - Manager / Owner


1997-Present : Veterinary Pharmacy Corporation - President

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Community Involvement

2008 - 2015:  Gustavus Adolphus - Advisory Board


2014 - 2017:  St. Peter Community Hospital Foundation Board


2017 - Present: Mankato Hospice Volunteer 

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Qualifications & Experience

  • Oversee finances comparable to that of the school district
  • Implementing federal, state & local regulations into business practices 
  • Lobbying law makers
  • Writing, implementing and carrying out standard operating procedures 
  • Extensive financial & legal negotiations in complex business deals
  • Working with governmental agencies to meet compliance & quality standards


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Additional Certificates, Memberships & Licensure

2009 Graham Cattle School Certificate


 American Angus Association Member


Licensed Pharmacist in 25 states