Supporting the Needs of Local Youth & Families

A Donation to Banyan Community Many of you and your families give of your time, talents and treasures throughout the year to worthy nonprofit organizations that make a difference in our community. To honor this commitment, Platinum Group is making a donation this holiday to Banyan Community on behalf of its clients, trusted advisors and friends. Platinum’s Tom Hubler is chairman of the board of […]

Support the Transformation of Lives in the Phillips Neighborhood

As a board member of Banyan Community, Platinum Group’s Tom Hubler is inviting friends, clients and trusted advisors to support the effort to transform lives in the Phillips Neighborhood by attending the Annual Banyan Banquet on October 27. The goal is close to Tom’s heart:  developing youth, strengthening families and creating community.

Transition Forum Speaker Featured in Local Magazine

Business owners have been telling their transition stories at Platinum’s Owner Transition Forum for more than 10 years. Now, one of those stories has been featured in Edina Magazine about business owner Berrie Lounsberry, who has twice been a Forum speaker. “Berrie and her daughter Molly are great role models for women in business,” says Platinum’s Steve Coleman, who is one of the Owner Transition […]

Kurschner Elected to Excelsior City Council

Platinum’s Dale Kurschner was elected in January to the Excelsior City Council after serving on the city’s Planning Commission for one and one-half years. He ran for election based on his positive experiences on that commission as well as appreciation for the passion of those who live in a town of a mere 2,600 population — with only about 1200 single-family dwellings and apartments making […]

“Cheers for Charity” Fundraiser at MOA

Platinum’s Ken Ritterspach is co-chairing this year’s “Cheers for Charity,” a Bloomington Noon Rotary event set for June 29 at the Mall of America. Featuring live, local band Bigly, Minnesota craft beers, wine, games and prizes, the event runs from 4:00  to 8:00 PM in MOA’s north parking lot. In its fourth year “Cheers for Charity” supports local charities with an emphasis on fighting hunger, […]

Coleman and Client Related Transition Story at St. Thomas Luncheon

“Navigating Family Business Exits” was the theme of a luncheon where Platinum’s Steve Coleman was among a panel of three local advisors who told business owner exit stories with their business owner clients. The luncheon was sponsored by the Family Business Center at the University of St. Thomas on September 12. Steve and his client, Jack MacBean, related what it was like for Jack to […]