Steve Gottwalt brings over 20 years of Economic Development, Communications, Elected and Government Affairs experience to Golden Shovel. He has excelled in a variety of leadership positions in Economic Development, City and State Governance, Health and Human Services, and Corporate and Broadcast Communications. Gottwalt graduated from the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN with a double Bachelors in Journalism and English, and served as Economic Development Coordinator and Board Chair for the St. Cloud [MN] Area Economic Development Partnership and Downtown Development Corporation. He offers 15 years of elected and board experience, and is passionate about helping communities grow economic opportunity.