Steve Haarstad

Business Growth Consultant

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About Steve

Steve Haarstad works with manufacturers throughout the state to help them better understand how they can grow their top-line revenue and strengthen their leadership culture. Steve’s experience and record of accomplishment at industry leading manufacturers positions him well to help Enterprise Minnesota clients develop and implement the talent and revenue growth strategies they need to successfully compete, grow, and/or transition ownership of their business.

Prior to joining Enterprise Minnesota, Steve served as global customer support manager, global education manager, and marketing training manager for Emerson Process Management in Eden Prairie and Rosemount.

A resident of Maple Grove, MN, outside of work Steve enjoys golfing, snowboarding, home remodeling, camping in the Boundary Waters, and going to the movies with his family.


  • Masters of Business Administration – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI


  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA)
Additional resources:

Enterprise Minnesota consulting services

State of Manufacturing® survey results

Enterprise Minnesota® magazine