Late last week Minneapolis businessman, civic leader, philanthropist, politician and sports executive, Wheelock Whitney Jr. passed away. Wheelock was born in St. Cloud and grew up the son of a distinguished businessman, philanthropist, and politician – Wheelock Sr.
Wheelock Jr. made a career as an investment banker in Minneapolis and co-founded what today is Minnesota’s largest private equity firm – Norwest Equity Partners. If you’re driving down Hennepin Avenue through MCTC, you will even see his named etched across their urban campus. Generally a great citizen who helped advance many causes to help the Twin Cities grow and prosper. Continue reading “Minnesota access to most exclusive golf clubs in the U.S.”