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Dakota Plains Holdings Inc.

  • January 19, 2013 - 3:58 PM

Headquarters: Wayzata

Founded: 2008

Business: Markets crude oil; owns and operates a rail terminal in New Town, N.D., shipping crude oil via 1,100 leased railroad tank cars. Operates with joint venture partners.

Employees: Four in Wayzata; 115-125 at partners and contractors.

Market cap: $140 million

Ticker: DAKP

GABRIEL CLAYPOOL

Age: 37

Position: CEO, chairman, president, Dakota Plains Holdings

Education: University of Iowa, 1998, business administration

Career: Held business development and management positions with AT&T and Juniper Networks between 2000 and 2011. Joined Dakota Plains in 2011.

Family: Spouse, Casey, two children.

Home: Deephaven

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