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Roger Hurd

Roger Hurd
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Business Growth Consultant

Roger Hurd helps businesses grow competitively through strategic market research and analysis. As an Enterprise Minnesota business growth consultant, Roger works with manufacturers to help them develop and implement plans to better understand their customers and target new areas for growth. Combining his expertise in strategic planning and marketing strategy with his experience in leading leadership development efforts has enabled Roger to give his clients the perspective they need to be able to see their business in a new way and empower them to take action.

Prior to joining Enterprise Minnesota, Roger was the founder and President of Knowledge Based Solutions and was head of research for INFORM Research Service. 

Roger enjoys spending his time running as well playing tennis and jazz guitar. He is a resident of Minneapolis.


  • Master of Business Administration, emphasis in decision science and strategic management - University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, MN
  • Master of Library Science- University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling psychology- Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN

Certifications and Training

  • NIST/MEP certified Growth Coach
  • TWI Job Relations
“In working with manufacturing companies both big and small, you cannot help but admire their ingenuity and resilience. They are problem solvers, willing to learn and open to new ideas.”