Brian Voerding

Brian grew up in Montrose and now makes his home in St. Cloud with his family. Brian joined the team in 2021 and supports entrepreneurship and small business programming. He enjoys being able to support the economy of Minnesota—where’s he’s lived his whole life.

“The story of the Minnesota Initiative Foundations is the story of an abiding belief in the self-determination and resilience of rural Minnesota people and communities—that’s my story, too,” said Brian. “I’m deeply grateful to have the ability to support Central Minnesota’s lasting economic opportunity and vitality.”

Brian’s has a bachelor’s degree from Hamline University and a master’s degree from St. Mary’s University. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, reading, writing, playing music, and being outdoors. Brian is known for being responsible, thoughtful and helpful.

Contact for ...
  • Lending and entrepreneurial programs
  • Technical support for your small business
  • Economic development advocacy
  • Resource referrals and parter connections