Neal St. Anthony | Star Tribune
Columnist, reporter | Business

Neal St. Anthony has been a business columnist and reporter for the Star Tribune for 30 years. He also has worked in financial communications for two publicly held companies.

Perforce Software CEO Janet Dryer among drivers of state's robust economy

Small, fast-growing companies have driven record employment and a strong Twin Cities economy.

Thanks to big contract, John Norris takes his tower business to new heights

Tower Solutions, one of two Norris-owned firms, recently landed a $14.75 million contract with General Dynamics for 50 of its 80-foot "roll-up" towers.

IT veteran urges less-technical approach to drawing women to tech

Catherine Gulsvig Wood's career has included work with Cray Research and Accenture since 2014.

Minnesota chamber expands-integrates efforts to produce more workers for employee-hungry economy

Center will work with employers to link candidates, openings.

St. Anthony: TCF Financial sheds workers, builds more-profitable machine

In and out of Wall Street's good graces for a decade, TCF has regained widespread investor favor lately.

Twin Cities business and nonprofit leaders tie 'equity' to improved economic growth

Business and nonprofit leaders, impressed with some recent results in north Minneapolis, are aligning efforts to ramp up training and employment for people of color in hopes of igniting economic growth and spreading wealth throughout the Twin Cities.

Confidence growing among Minnesota small-business owners, according to USB survey

Yearly survey finds rising optimism; taxes a bigger concern in Minnesota.

Developer, social entrepreneur bet big on Finnegans' future

Thanks to deep-pocketed partners, the brand is positioned for significant growth.

IRS faces big task with far fewer agents than 20 years ago

The number of angry taxpayers and tax preparers waiting longer to communicate with the agency is up.

Lift Bridge Brewing moving ahead with new $10 million facility in Stillwater

The 35,000-square-foot facility will be about three-times larger than its current quarters, located less than a half-mile away.