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

Neal St. Anthony has been a Star Tribune business columnist/reporter since 1984. 

St. Anthony's work has spanned corporate takeovers to financial markets, small businesses, and the emergence of women, immigrants and minorities in business. A native of Minneapolis who first joined the Star Tribune in 1981, St. Anthony holds undergraduate degrees in journalism and business, and an MBA. He also has worked for two publicly held companies, including former regional securities firm Dain Rauscher (1997-98). St. Anthony, who is married and the father of two children, has been a volunteer with the Minneapolis parks, several schools and nonprofit organizations.


Minnesota's chief investor has been a good steward of state's money

Mansco Perry, by all accounts, is a good steward of funds.


CEO of Minnesota High Tech Association is upbeat and pragmatic

CEO Margaret Anderson Kelliher of the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has a busy month ahead for her organization. Last week, MHTA hosted the Minnesota…


U.S. Bank's legal fight with former Ascent boss is about trust and big money

Michael Cole, the former president of U.S. Bancorp’s Ascent Private Capital Management, its lucrative business that serves clients worth at least $75 million, spent several…


CEO Gary Cunningham grows MEDA's capital, loans and minority businesses

MEDA is growing, and CEO Gary Cunningham says there is much more to come.


Global lighting rock star Shuji Nakamura played to attentive local audience

About 500 building owners, contractors, lighting designers and architects from several states gathered in Minneapolis to listen to a scientist who has illuminated the world.


Scene + Heard: MicroGrants celebrates 'people of potential'

MicroGrants celebrated its 2018 recipients at a fundraiser at the University of St. Thomas Law School’s atrium in downtown Minneapolis. Keynote speaker Adrian Coulter, once…


Homebuilders concerned about proposed Mpls. "inclusionary zoning" rule

Resistance is building to a proposed Minneapolis requirement that developers reserve 10% to 20% of new rental units for affordable housing.


Geneticist-turned-educator now focuses on attention-driving technology

Teaching inspired Rod Greder's entrepreneurial foray into educational technology, started nearly a decade ago.


Minneapolis-based Hays Cos. acquired for $705M by Brown & Brown

Brown & Brown will buy the Mpls. firm, which will operate as a regional unit.


Is this economic recovery starting to fade?

Nearly a decade into the longest post-WWII economic recovery, there are some concerns about staying power.