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Joel Scalzo

Joel Scalzo
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Business Development Consultant

Business development consultant Joel Scalzo is an experienced business turn-around specialist. His background has been focused on helping businesses all over the Twin Cities metro area develop new products and marketing strategies, increase sales, analyze their performance, and implement ISO certified quality management systems. Joel’s broad range of experience across a number of industries, including manufacturing, has made him an ideal partner for Hennepin County manufacturers looking to grow their business.

Prior to joining Enterprise Minnesota, Joel served as the president and CEO of Business Management Associates, Inc., as a business performance advisor for Insperity, Inc., as a director of marketing for 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment, and as a marketing manager for Kurt Manufacturing.

Joel is a long-time resident of Plymouth where he serves as a member of the Armstrong Cooper Youth Football Association. He is also a member of the Minnesota Lacrosse Association and frequently serves as an official for Minnesota State High School Wrestling. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics- University of Minnesota-Morris, Morris, MN


Certifications and Training

  • Professional training in Performance Management, Bottom Line Benefits, and Strategic Selling


"Every day I learn something new about great innovations in our community of manufacturing.  I feel rewarded knowing that by sharing our best practices and systematic approaches to growing profitably, we are making a positive impact on Minnesota manufacturers."