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Gold Club Members

Gold Club Members are recognized for sponsoring six (6) or more new members into BNI (any chapter, any region, any time frame). Gold Club Members receive a special member badge along with recognition within their chapter and on the regional website.

NOTE: If you feel the information below is inaccurate, please email and let us know (1) who you sponsored, (2) which chapter they joined and (3) when they joined BNI. We would like to update our system and recognize you for your efforts!


Congratulations to all of our Gold Club Members as of June 2017!


Gold Club Member Home Chapter # of Members Sponsored
Travis Sims   156
Nancy Giacomuzzi South Metro 37
Lois Tiedemann Koffi Professional Edge 31
Brad Torgerson Executive Referrals 22
Tonya Peterson Intentional Excellence 22
Steve Wein Core Connections 21
Becky Nielsen Right Networkers 17
Dawn Garcia Dream Team 15
Bob Guenin Winners Circle 14
John Thomas Rice River Referrals 14
Lisa Humfeld-Wilson All About Action 14
Amy Theisen Network Masters 13
Sondra O'Day Powerhouse Partners 13
Alice Pallum Success Masters 12
Beth Milbrett Business Connectors 12
Heather Lawrenz Leads to Referrals 12
Colleen Schultz South Metro 11
Derek Gilbert Valley Professionals 11
Rae Mickle Lasting Impressions 11
Jeremy Salzbrun Connections With Class 10
Nannette LaNasa Me2U Referrals 10
Steve Stremski Masters of Networking 10
Todd Emmons Runestone Referrals 10
Jay Cricks Rev'd By Referrals 9
Jennifer Wanderscheid Creating Connections 9
Julie Knox Early Bird Networkers 9
Kevin Snow Absolute Connections 9
Rob Kellner Masters of Networking 9
Sheila Hittner Premier Professionals 9
Sue Heldstab Winners Circle 9
Aaron Miller Riverfront Referrals 8
Alan Coleman Northwest Suburban 8
Andrew Scrivener Priority Networkers 8
Andy Grengs Zenith City Business Builders 8
Angela Sadat Quality Referrals 8
Anita Motolinia Fireside 8
Jeremy Dobson Cities Business Alliance 8
Patrick McNamara Executive Referrals 8
Rick Schwab Connect 4 Success 8
Robin Johnson Fireside 8
Tim Kindem Cities Business Alliance 8
Alicia Lokke Zenith City Business Builders 7
Andrew Brown Referral Masters 7
Anne McClimon Powerhouse Partners 7
Arlyce Cleveland Absolute Connections 7
Beth Jones Referral Masters 7
Chris Biehle Shoreline Connections 7
Eileen Theisen Professional Referral Team 7
Jake Clermont Chain Reaction 7
James Burns Omega 7
Jarrod Peterson Northwest Suburban 7
Jason Miller Quarry Connections 7
Jeff Klemmer St. Croix Valley Network Professionals 7
Jeff Nies Elite Business Professionals 7
Jessi Gurr Real Connections 7
Joyce Tesarek Prime Connections 7
Juan Ramirez South Metro 7
Karen Bumgardner Infinity 7
Kathleen Lawler Sphere of Success 7
Lindsey Manhart West Effect 7
Mark Bellestri South Metro 7
Michelle Jackson Opportunity Plus Referrals 7
Pete Ice Lake Effect 7
Pete Wurdemann Connect 4 Success 7
Scott Miller Handshake Referrals 7
Scott Vonderharr Northwest Suburban 7
Scott Watkins 805 Network 7
Sharlene Downs Breakfast Club 7
Sherry Dahmen Wright Connections 7
Stacia Christenson Westwinds 7
Suzanne McWilliams Shoreline Connections 7
Tara Schmakel Core Connections 7
Amber Pietan, CTA, LS Creating Connections 6
Amy Juntunen Fireside 6
Benjamin Smetana Polar Professionals 6
Bill Sparkes Tri County Referrals 6
Bob Christians Westonka 6
Chris Webb Absolute Connections 6
Douglas Hunt The Lakes 6
Gloria Russell Highlanders 6
Jim Schaefer Sales Starters 6
Jordan Cozatt Southwest Metro 6
Kari Switala Leads to Referrals 6
Lisa Martin Intentional Excellence 6
Mark Madsen Platinum Professionals 6
Mary Jo Johnson Priority Networkers 6
Michelle Wall Duluth Area Professionals 6
Nick Roers Full Circle 6
Nye McCarty Star of the North 6
Perry de Stefano Circle of Connections 6
Ron Nesvold Grand Connections 6
Steve Albers Shoreline Connections 6
Suzanne "Suz" Pohl Leaders Edge 6
Tami Severson Greater Eau Claire 6
Ted Kaminski Handshake Referrals 6
Tiffany Meyer Riverbend Networking 6
Tiffany Ward Riverbend Networking 6
Tom Gleason Full Circle 6
Tony Chiappetta Forest Lake 6
Almost There… Home Chapter # of Members Sponsored
Amy Lemaniak Powerhouse Partners 5
Amy Ugstad Duluth Area Professionals 5
Ann Good Leads to Perfection 5
Anthony Brinda Dynamic Referrals 5
Barry Oxton Sphere of Success 5
Becky Pauly Core Connections 5
Bill Mickle Great River Referrals 5
Brenda Brinkman-Smith Absolute Connections 5
Bruce Beeman Early Bird Networkers 5
Casey Larson Morning Star 5
Christina Heinlen Northern Exposure 5
Craig Lund Valley Professionals 5
Dana Schomberg 24-7 Alliance 5
David Vee Professional Referral Team 5
Dawn Paetz Business Builders 5
Debra Krych Victory Referrals 5
Deron Heidecker Ultimate Networking 5
Gressa Schroeder Metro Marketing Masters 5
Gretchen Boyd Me2U Referrals 5
Jenelle Boyce Connect 4 Success 5
Jennifer Wettergren Creating Connections 5
Jeremy Warring Sales Starters 5
Jill Minette-Stacey Med City Marketers 5
Joe Gruenes Tracks To Success 5
John Girtz 24-7 Alliance 5
John Munson Connections With Class 5
Jon Fitz East Side Alliance 5
Julie Hamilton Absolute Connections 5
Kevin Jaunich Network Masters 5
Kevin Kruger W.I.N. 5
Leland Brincefield West Carver Connections 5
Linda Wander River City 5
Mark Westerman Circle Drive Leaders 5
Michael Beach Premier Professionals 5
Michael Chamberlain Business Builders 5
Michelle Begin Metro Marketing Masters 5
Mike Kovar Absolute Connections 5
Parrish Skrien Creating Connections 5
Robert Kyker MGM Networkers 5
Sara Tilberg CDFA Ultimate Networking 5
Scott Monserud Front Line Business Builders 5
Shelle Moran Wednesday Morning Originals 5
Sue Schabert Face 2 Face 5
Tiffany Larson Absolute Connections 5
Tim Pivec STAR Partners 5
Valerie Kern River City 5
Valorie Gast TEAM Wausau 5
Wayne Watson Business Builders 5
Aaron Baseman Lake Country Connections 4
Aaron Thompson South Lake Networking 4
Andrew Luing Westwinds 4
Andrew Murphy Lakeshore Business Connection 4
Anita Spading Omega 4
Barry Bicanich Field of Riches 4
Brett Christensen Better Business Builders 4
Brian Paulson 805 Network 4
Brian Schmidt A.M. Networkers 4
Bruce Napier Masters of Networking 4
Carson Romme W.I.N. 4
Chad Babcock South Lake Networking 4
Chad Kuehn Revenue Generators 4
Connie Burns West Central Business Builders 4
Cory Whitmer Core Connections 4
Dan Kokesh Lakeshore Business Connection 4
David Widell Real Connections 4
Deb Hanson Dream Team 4
Deena Lindstrom Creating Connections 4
Dennis Merillat Power Lunch 4
Derek Brant Wright Connections 4
Diana Grundeen Prime Connections 4
Frank Brown Infinity 4
Gerald Bauer Greater Eau Claire 4
Greg Witry Handshake Referrals 4
Heather Fine Forest Lake 4
Joanne Marquardt Refer It Forward 4
Jodi Theis Lakeside Networkers 4
John Lockner Metro Marketing Masters 4
John Mandt St. Paul Success 4
Jonas Stomberg St. Paul Success 4
Jonathan Drewes Minnesota Valley 4
Joshua Legband Intentional Excellence 4
Julie Wilcox Olmsted Prime Connections 4
Katie Hultquist River City 4
Kevin Lee Manitou Referrals 4
Kevin O'Brien Lake Superior 4
Linda Johnson Owatonna Business Networkers 4
Linda Towne Wood City 4
Lori Arnold Owatonna Business Networkers 4
Lori Eskew Core Connections 4
Lori Thompson Leads to Success 4
Lynn Ramsey South Metro 4
Mark A. Skipper Northwest Suburban 4
Mark Nelson Zumbro Valley 4
Mary Pauly Winners Circle 4
Matthew Fahey Winners Circle 4
Megan Kruger Shoreline Connections 4
Melissa Yates Rev'd By Referrals 4
Michael Finstad Power Links 4
Nancy Clairmont Carr Southwest Metro 4
Nate Stangler South Lake Networking 4
Nick Simon Dynamic Referrals 4
Nicole Hamel St. Paul Success 4
Noel Zinda-Casperson River City 4
Pamela McCarthy Leads to Referrals 4
Patricia Manuel Wright Connections 4
Patti Lindberg Pinnacle Referrals 4
Rachel Sperling Leonard Business Beyond Fronteras 4
Rhett Trotter Dynamic Referrals 4
Rich Frieder Leads to Referrals 4
Richard Frankson Me2U Referrals 4
RJ Larson Duluth Area Professionals 4
Robert Rysgaard Business Builders 4
Sandy Haddick Med City Marketers 4
Scott Goodmanson Wright Connections 4
Scott Walter Lasting Impressions 4
Shannon Anderson Referral Partners 4
Sheila Wall Dream Team 4
Stev Stegner Forest Lake 4
Steven Miller Referral Partners 4
Tom Johnson Quarry Connections 4
Troy Mason Bayside Referrals 4