Mantorville – Minnesota
Manterville is about 18 miles west of Rochester.
Located along the South Branch of the Middle Fork of the Zumbro River. Known as the source for Mantorville Limestone.
Laura joined CEDA in April 2020 as an Economic & Business Specialist for the cities of Cannon Falls and Mantorville. Laura has a background in sales, marketing, management and digital marketing and has been an advocate for Cannon Falls businesses over her lifetime. Before CEDA, Laura worked as a Marketing Director for a Minnesota based community bank and served as a board member for the Cannon Falls Education Foundation for almost 15 years.
Laura is originally from North Dakota (Go Bison!) and grew up with entrepreneurs for parents. She got the retail bug early and when her family moved to Minnesota, she continued to work for her father’s business and learned the value of supporting local merchants. Laura is passionate about keeping rural America thriving and relevant!
Alexandria joined the CEDA team in June 2022 as the Operations and Training Specialist. In addition, she will be working with the Mantorville community!
Alexandria has a bachelors and masters in Elementary Education from WSU-Rochester. In addition, she has a masters in Management and Leadership from WGU. Alexandria has a background as a kindergarten teacher, operations director, sales, administrative, and so much more. She grew up in Utica, MN and graduated high school from St. Charles. Alexandria loves to stay busy so she also is a coach for St. Charles High School Fall Cheer and Winter Dance Team, photographer for Slocum Studios, and a travel agent. In all of her free time, she also loves to volunteer as Ms. Global United Lifetime Queen.