Dean Johnson

• Graduated from St. Paul Johnson High School in 1976. Earned bachelor's degree at Hamline University. Primarily responsible for real estate investments and development as well as principal finance at WingField. Became aware of the Thunder about three years ago and hopes to build them a new, privately-funded stadium as part of a larger development project.

Henk Habers

• Boasts 26 years of experience in the hotel, tourism and leisure industry. Has lived and worked in Belgium, the Netherlands, Morocco, Greece, Mauritius, Spain and Portugal. He started collaborating with WingField in 2002.