Patrick Kennedy

Reporter | Business, Research
Phone: 612-673-7926
Patrick Kennedy, reporter and researcher, produces the annual Star Tribune 100 ranking of Minnesota’s biggest companies; the CEO compensation package and the Nonprofit 100 as well as the Quarterly Deals and Quarterly Money Managers reports.

Recent content from Patrick Kennedy

Best Buy names members of CEO search committee

The Best Buy board of directors confirmed members of the CEO search committee and accepted the resignation of a long-time board member.

Updated: April 20, 2012, - 03:06 PM

Best Buy deals tied to insiders draw scrutiny

Analysts point to business arrangements between retailer and its board members, including founder Richard Schulze.

Updated: April 16, 2012, - 11:42 AM

Best Buy faces threat of S&P credit downgrade

A lowering of the electronics retailer's rating would put it into the "junk" category.

Updated: April 05, 2012, - 09:07 AM

CEO pay watch: Benjamin Fowke III of Xcel Energy

Total compensation: $5,974,445 for the year ended Dec. 31

Updated: March 16, 2012, - 10:15 PM

State stocks rediscover their bullish side

Newfound economic momentum is playing out well in Minnesota.

Updated: February 27, 2012, - 09:01 PM

Proto Labs shares up 81% in debut

The Maple Plain maker of custom parts ended its first day of trading on the NYSE by nearly doubling its IPO price.

Updated: February 24, 2012, - 10:41 PM

Maple Plain-based Proto Labs IPO raises nearly $70M

The Maple Plain manufacturer completed the first initial public stock offering among Minnesota companies in more than a year.

Updated: February 24, 2012, - 09:51 AM

Rapala hooks Big Lake maker of ice augers

The deal for StrikeMaster Corp. is part of the Finnish fishing giant's plan to broaden its offerings.

Updated: February 13, 2012, - 01:45 PM

Remember Shakers? Maker went bottoms up

Infinite Spirits, which made the vodka in Benson, Minn., has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation. Production ended a year ago.

Updated: February 03, 2012, - 10:11 PM

Obituary: Peter Clark was face of Breck, father figure

For a generation of families, Peter Clark was the face of Breck School. He guided children through their first years of school as a kindergarten teacher and head of the Golden Valley school's pre-K and first-grade program, saw them through standardized tests as director of guidance and testing, and helped older students select and apply to colleges.

Updated: February 03, 2012, - 08:09 PM

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