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Enterprise Minnesota Hires Jim Schottmuller as a Business Development Consultant

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Jim Schottmuller, Business Advisor, Northeast Minnesota
(Jim Schottmuller, business development consultant, Enterprise Minnesota)

Minneapolis (February 14, 2018) - Enterprise Minnesota, an ISO 9001:2008 certified consulting organization for medium-size and smaller manufacturing companies, has hired Jim Schottmuller to join its team of expert business development consultants that help Minnesota manufacturing enterprises grow profitably.

Schottmuller possesses a wealth of experience in new business development and management at manufacturing and real estate companies across the Twin Cities.  He serves as a partner for manufacturers in Northeastern Minnesota looking to strengthen their operations and grow their business.

“Jim is a well-informed listener who knows how to deliver for manufacturers,” said Bob Kill, Enterprise Minnesota president & CEO. “His experience and track record make him a valuable resource for manufacturers who seek to achieve measurable and sustainable business results.”

Prior to joining Enterprise Minnesota, Schottmuller served in business development for Coonan in Circle Pines, MN and as a sales manager for Boberg in White Bear Lake, MN and as vice president and chief operating officer at the Alliance for a Healthier Minnesota. Schottmuller previously served as relationship manager for Enterprise Minnesota where he established sponsorship relationships for the organization’s events, magazine, and the State of Manufacturing® survey project.

A resident of Forest Lake, MN, Schottmuller studied business and finance at Bethel University in Arden Hills, MN. Outside of work, Schottmuller enjoys woodworking, fishing, golfing and tennis.


About Enterprise Minnesota
Enterprise Minnesota is an ISO 9001:2008 certified consulting organization that works with medium and smaller manufacturing enterprises to help them compete and grow profitably, and also serves as the “voice” for the industry, raising visibility and appreciation for the value manufacturers provide our communities and the state’s economy. Our affiliation with the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) further positions us to offer clients leading-edge services to improve manufacturing operations and strengthen business.

In the last five years alone Enterprise Minnesota has helped over 510 Minnesota manufacturing companies gain access to strategies that increase efficiency and promote growth. Resulting from the organization’s work, clients have realized a total positive economic impact of over $696 million in sales, reduced costs by over $131 million, invested over $289 million in capital expenditures and modernization and added or retained over 6,600 jobs.