David Phelps

Reporter | Professional services
Phone: 612-673-7269
David Phelps covers the business of law, advertising and financial services. He previously led coverage of the Tom Petters fraud investigation and continues to cover its afternmath. Phelps is a former member of the Star Tribune Washington Bureau who has also covered state and local government and politics.

Recent content from David Phelps

Petters clawback action is poised to expand overseas

Bankruptcy trustee Doug Kelley has assembled an international legal team in a bid to recover more than $100 million in possibly ill-gotten gains from global investors in the Petters Ponzi scheme.

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 10:24 AM

It's still a man's world at the top of the advertising industry ladder

The "Mad Men" era is gone, but women who are creative directors remain few. Paula Biondich, who works at Minneapolis-based agency Mono, is an anomaly in the ad world: She’s a woman in a creative leadership position that’s still dominated by men.

Updated: May 26, 2014, - 10:12 AM

Carlson selling TGI Fridays to two private investors

Terms weren't disclosed but Carlson said it will use the proceeds to invest in other parts of its hotel and travel holdings.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 08:28 PM

All Over Media acquires Trans Media Group

Trans Media Group founder had been onetime partner.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 07:54 PM

Plymouth lawyer indicted in Libyan land scheme

Mexican construction firm allegedly lost $500,000.

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 09:15 PM

Firm digs deep to gain, keep customer loyalty

Lacek Group takes loyalty marketing to new data depths as it seeks to connect with consumers on multiple levels.

Updated: May 12, 2014, - 10:06 AM

Carlson adds luxury properties to its hotel portfolio

Minnetonka company hopes to have 20 upscale hotels by 2020.

Updated: May 05, 2014, - 09:07 PM

Jon Austin, PR veteran: First, get a plan

With disaster just one tweet away, the PR veteran advises clients to be prepared and to stay sharp by practicing...

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 04:21 PM

For St. Paul's Augeo, it's all about engagement

From health insurance to college sports, Augeo is working to get your attention.

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 04:16 PM

Weber Shandwick moving to downtown Minneapolis

Weber Shandwick’s new location will be on two floors in the 510 Marquette building, currently under renovation.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 08:41 PM

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