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.


5ive is a small Minneapolis marketing agency on a big mission

It has built a list of clients that strive for a different kind of brand awareness.


Quiet Garda Capital has attracted some attention since spun out of Cargill in 2016

The spinout from Cargill's former financial-investment arm of what is now Garda Capital Partners in early 2016 has worked for the fixed-income specialty investor that…


Home health care providers say raise for PCAs could force many to retrench

As the Minnesota Legislature enters its final week of high-stakes budget talks, a much lower-profile negotiation is underway affecting 40,000 low-income elderly and disabled people…


Founder of Doran Cos. sells majority ownership to younger executives

COO Anne Behrendt has acquired a 51% stake and has succeeded Kelly Dornan as CEO. CFO Ryan Johnson has acquired a 24.5% stake.


Corporate veterans establishing foothold in wholesale CBD business

C4Life co-founders decided that the fragmented industry was ripe for a farm-to-retailer distribution model.


To expand Twin Cities economy of the future, the minority-achievement gap must shrink

Black residents have seen an almost 10% rise in employment since 2013. However, wages for black and Latino workers trail white workers.


Navigate Forward founders sell business to kindred spirit

Navigate has grown to 15 people, including independent consultants, and has helped 1,700-plus people seek new jobs or careers with a high-touch approach, working with 300 companies.


Thor Construction shutting down in wake of lawsuits

Founder said that other arms of parent company Thor Cos., which provided consulting, design, and development services, will continue in some capacity, though he didn't specify which ones.


Youngblood Lumber winds down in northeast Minneapolis

Closing of Youngblood Lumber is another sign of the transformation of Central Avenue.


Minneapolis pastor opening Irish pub a couple of blocks from his church

The Prodigal Pub has quietly opened a few doors east of Nicollet Avenue, known as Whittier's "Eat Street."