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

Sun Country's strategy: adapt, overcome, persevere

The Twin Cities-based airline can’t depend solely on winter traffic, so it tweaks its offerings as it fights larger competitors...

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 09:45 AM

New MOA ads aimed at millennials

Martin Williams campaign features social experience of mall.

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 07:19 PM

Hunt for cash from Tom Petters' Ponzi scheme goes global

The bankruptcy trustee wants to file clawback claims against international investors.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 08:25 PM

Communications firm reaches across generations

A baby boomer and Gen X-er have discovered that their generational diversity can be a strategic asset when interacting with...

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 05:09 PM

Olson Engage wins top PR honors

Attention-grabbing campaigns for the Belize Tourism Board with a “Breaking Bad” theme and a road rally featuring Oscar Mayer’s popular...

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 09:09 PM

Twin Cities pub master is taking his Irish whiskey on the road

As the ambassador for 2 Gingers Irish whiskey, Kieran Folliard makes introductions glass by glass, bar by bar.

Updated: March 17, 2014, - 10:17 PM

Judge gives Petters’ latest appeal a speedy denial

Petters contends that the judge has a conflict of interest and that his indictment was flawed.

Updated: March 11, 2014, - 09:04 PM

Tequila business comes to Minneapolis agencies

Before you know it, Minneapolis might be known as “tequila town,” at least in the advertising world.Two Minneapolis marketing firms...

Updated: March 07, 2014, - 08:39 PM

Walker’s fraud case goes to jury

Ex-Bixby CEO lied to investors, prosecutors conclude. His attorney says Walker is “not a criminal.”

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 08:52 PM

TGI Fridays sale could be near, report says

Carlson has been seeking a buyer for the venerable restaurant chain since November.

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 08:51 PM

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