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

Top large companies: Making the right hires

ACR Homes, an operator of group homes, gains the top ranking in its first year in our survey.

Updated: June 15, 2014, - 07:18 AM

On the Green Line, many small businesses unsure of their future

Some businesses along University Av. left; many that remain are unsure of the future.

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

Plymouth lawyer pleads not guilty in Libyan land scheme

Timothy Oliver allegedly stole $500,000 from a Mexican company.

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 09:19 PM

Radisson Plaza in Minneapolis relaunches as Radisson Blu in July

Radisson in downtown Minneapolis to reopen as luxury hotel after renovation.

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 09:34 PM

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

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