Business Ethics Summit

Past Event: February 20, 2013

This special event brought together area business leaders, ethics officers, professors, and students in a one-of-a-kind summit at the University of St. Thomas to raise awareness and dialogue about the need and importance of business ethics in today's global economy. Discussion included current business ethics challenges, perspectives, and solutions to promote a healthy marketplace.


This special event brought together area businesses, ethics officers, professors, and students in a one-of-a-kind summit to raise awareness and dialogue about the need and importance of business ethics in today's global economy. Discussion included current business ethics challenges, perspectives, and solutions to promote a healthy marketplace.

Continuing education ethics credits can be earned for several professions.

The second annual Business Ethics Summit was held on February 20, 2013 at the University of St. Thomas. KSTP-TV's Tom Hauser returned as event moderator, and Karen Himle, who serves on the Board of HMN Financial, was the keynote speaker. Panelists at the event included: Mary Benhardus, Handi Medical Supply; Dr. Stuart Dalton, White Bear Animal Hospital; Heather Hille, The Toro Company; Keturah Pestel, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans; David Rodbourne, Center for Ethical Business Cultures, UST; and Terry Stamman, Twin Cities Siding Professionals.

We would like to thank the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business for partnering with us for the Ethics Summit, and to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for being our media sponsor.