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

Obituary: Builder Dermot Rowland had appetite for restaurants business

Contractor, businessman and investor Dermot Rowland built restaurants and restaurant companies, but his real passion was building relationships with businessmen, friends and family members. "He was a friend to everybody. He was very generous and very loyal," said his wife of 52 years, Helen.

Updated: August 24, 2012, - 12:03 AM

Regis still bleeding revenue, with 4% drop

Over the past several months, hair care firm has seen leadership changes.

Updated: August 23, 2012, - 09:54 PM

Spam sales still sizzle

As it has for 75 years, Spam again helped boost profit at Austin-based Hormel Foods.

Updated: August 23, 2012, - 09:06 PM

Weather, economy dampen Toro's sales

The firm lowered its sales and profit forecasts for the year.

Updated: August 23, 2012, - 08:55 PM

Patterson misses on 1Q earnings, stock down 5.2%

Sales rose 4.9 % for the quarter and company affirms guidance for fiscal 2013.

Updated: August 23, 2012, - 12:42 PM

Joly’s Best Buy signing bonus: $20 million

Best Buy Co. Inc. disclosed compensation arrangements Tuesday for new CEO Hubert Joly, who was hired away from privately held Carlson, the travel and hospitality firm he's led as CEO since 2008.

Updated: August 22, 2012, - 02:10 PM

Index of top state firms hits 200 mark

The Bloomberg Star Tribune 100 closed over the 200-point mark Friday for the first time since April 5.

Updated: August 17, 2012, - 08:52 PM

St. Paul software company boots CEO

Kenneth Aubrey's firing at Image Sensing Systems caused a board member to quit in protest.

Updated: August 13, 2012, - 09:25 PM

Northern Oil and Gas profits more than double

Northern Oil and Gas Inc., a company with wells in North Dakota and Montana, reported second-quarter results more than double what they were a year ago.

Updated: August 09, 2012, - 09:19 PM

Cardtronics adds Minnetonka firm to its ATM network

ATM Network Inc. of Minnetonka was acquired by the Houston-based network giant.

Updated: August 08, 2012, - 09:32 PM

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