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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 November 2016!

Gold Club Member Home Chapter # of Members Sponsored
Nancy Giacomuzzi South Metro 34
Ben Olson Intentional Excellence 27
Lois Tiedemann Koffi Professional Edge 24
Steve Wein Core Connections 21
Brad Torgerson Executive Referrals 19
Tonya Peterson Intentional Excellence 18
Becky Nielsen Right Networkers 17
John Thomas Rice River Referrals 13
Kathleen Laverdiere Notorious Networkers 13
Alice Pallum Success Masters 12
Dawn Garcia Dream Team 12
Heather Lawrenz Leads to Referrals 12
Colleen Schultz South Metro 11
Derek Gilbert Valley Professionals 11
Lisa Humfeld-Wilson All About Action 11
Sondra Smith Powerhouse Partners 10
Amy Theisen Network Masters 9
Beth Milbrett Business Connectors 9
Jay Cricks Rev'd By Referrals 9
Julie Knox Early Bird Networkers 9
Rae Mickle Lasting Impressions 9
Rob Kellner Masters of Networking 9
Robyn James Business Connectors 9
Sheila Hittner Premier Professionals 9
Steve Stremski Masters of Networking 9
Aaron Miller Riverfront Referrals 8
Alan Coleman Northwest Suburban 8
Angela Sadat Quality Referrals 8
Erin Sullivan Downtown Skyway 8
Geoff Wolterstorff Tri County Referrals 8
Jeremy Dobson Cities Business Alliance 8
Jeremy Salzbrun Connections With Class 8
Patrick McNamara Executive Referrals 8
Tim Kindem Cities Business Alliance 8
Andrew Brown Referral Masters 7
Arlyce Cleveland Absolute Connections 7
Beth Jones Referral Masters 7
Brent Romenesko 10,000 Connections 7
Carol Larson Fireside 7
Chris Biehle Shoreline Connections 7
Daniel Moseley Zenith City Business Builders 7
Dottie Peterson Refer It Forward 7
Jarrod Peterson Northwest Suburban 7
Jessi Gurr Real Connections 7
Joyce Tesarek Prime Connections 7
Juan Ramirez South Metro 7
Lindsey Manhart West Effect 7
Paula Pursley Westwinds 7
Pete Ice Lake Effect 7
Scott Miller Handshake Referrals 7
Scott Vonderharr Northwest Suburban 7
Scott Watkins 805 Network 7
Sherry Dahmen Wright Connections 7
Suzanne McWilliams Shoreline Connections 7
Tara Schmakel Core Connections 7
Alicia Lokke Zenith City Business Builders 6
Amber Pietan, CTA, LS Creating Connections 6
Andrew Scrivener Priority Networkers 6
Anita Motolinia Fireside 6
Anne McClimon Powerhouse Partners 6
Benjamin Smetana Polar Professionals 6
Bill Sparkes Tri County Referrals 6
Bob Christians Westonka 6
Chris Webb Absolute Connections 6
Christian Strong Professional Edge 6
Douglas Hunt The Lakes 6
Jeff Klemmer St. Croix Valley Network Professionals 6
Jim Schaefer Sales Starters 6
Jordan Cozatt Southwest Metro 6
Kari Switala Leads to Referrals 6
Kevin Snow Absolute Connections 6
Lisa Martin Intentional Excellence 6
Mark Bellestri South Metro 6
Nannette LaNasa Me2U Referrals 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
Sharlene Downs Breakfast Club 6
Steve Albers Shoreline Connections 6
Steven Cone Winona Business Connections 6
Ted Kaminski Handshake Referrals 6
Todd Emmons Runestone Referrals 6
Tony Chiappetta Forest Lake 6
Almost There… Home Chapter # of Members Sponsored
Amy Juntunen Fireside 5
Amy Ugstad Duluth Area Professionals 5
Ann Good Leads to Perfection 5
Barry Oxton Sphere of Success 5
Becky Pauly Core Connections 5
Bill Mickle Great River Referrals 5
Brad Gombold Go Givers 5
Brenda Brinkman-Smith Absolute Connections 5
Bruce Beeman Early Bird Networkers 5
Dana Schomberg 24-7 Alliance 5
David Vee Professional Referral Team 5
Dawn Fossler Highlanders 5
Dawn Paetz Business Builders 5
Debra Krych Victory Referrals 5
Deron Heidecker Ultimate Networking 5
Gressa Schroeder Metro Marketing Masters 5
Jake Clermont Chain Reaction 5
Jason Miller Quarry Connections 5
Jennifer Wettergren Creating Connections 5
Jill Minette-Stacey Med City Marketers 5
John Girtz 24-7 Alliance 5
Julie Hamilton Absolute Connections 5
Kathleen Lawler Sphere of Success 5
Leland Brincefield West Carver Connections 5
Linda Wander River City 5
Mark Westerman Circle Drive Leaders 5
Michelle Begin Metro Marketing Masters 5
Mike Kovar Absolute Connections 5
Russell Utech Wausau Founders 5
Scott Monserud Front Line Business Builders 5
Sue Schabert Face 2 Face 5
Tiffany Meyer Riverbend Networking 5
Tim Pivec STAR Partners 5
Tom Roycraft Victory Referrals 5
Valerie Kern River City 5
Valorie Gast TEAM Wausau 5
Wayne Kenney Lakeside Networkers 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
Andy Grengs Zenith City Business Builders 4
Anthony Brinda Dynamic Referrals 4
Bob Guenin Winners Circle 4
Brett Christensen Better Business Builders 4
Brian Paulson 805 Network 4
Bruce Napier Masters of Networking 4
Carson Romme W.I.N. 4
Casi Wenner Synergy Partners 4
Chad Babcock South Lake Networking 4
Chad Kuehn Revenue Generators 4
Christina Heinlen Northern Exposure 4
Connie Burns West Central Business Builders 4
Craig Lund Valley Professionals 4
Dan Kokesh Lakeshore Business Connection 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
Eileen Theisen Professional Referral Team 4
Eric Tiffany 1st Choice 4
Gerald Bauer Greater Eau Claire 4
Greg Witry Handshake Referrals 4
Gretchen Boyd Me2U Referrals 4
James Peterson Arbor Lakes Networkers 4
James Vande Castle Premier Professionals 4
Jason Gorman Go Givers 4
Jeremy Warring Sales Starters 4
Joanne Marquardt Refer It Forward 4
Joe Gruenes Tracks To Success 4
John Mandt St. Paul Success 4
John Munson Connections With Class 4
Jonas Stomberg St. Paul Success 4
Jonathan Drewes Minnesota Valley 4
Joshua Legband Intentional Excellence 4
Karen Ybarra Powerhouse Partners 4
Katie Hultquist River City 4
Kevin Jaunich Network Masters 4
Kevin O'Brien Lake Superior 4
Linda Johnson Owatonna Business Networkers 4
Lori Eskew Core Connections 4
Lori Thompson Leads to Success 4
Mark Nelson Zumbro Valley 4
Mary Pauly Winners Circle 4
Megan Kruger Shoreline Connections 4
Melissa Yates Rev'd By Referrals 4
Michael Finstad Power Links 4
Michelle Wall Duluth Area Professionals 4
Nancy Clairmont Carr Southwest Metro 4
Nate Stangler South Lake Networking 4
Nic Romero All About Business 4
Nick Simon Dynamic Referrals 4
Nicole Hamel St. Paul Success 4
Noel Zinda-Casperson River City 4
Pamela McCarthy Leads to Referrals 4
Parrish Skrien Creating Connections 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
RJ Larson Duluth Area Professionals 4
Roy Henline Notorious Networkers 4
Scott Goodmanson Wright Connections 4
Shannon Anderson Referral Partners 4
Sheila Wall Dream Team 4
Stev Stegner Forest Lake 4
Steven Miller Referral Partners 4
Sue Heldstab Winners Circle 4
Tami Severson Greater Eau Claire 4
Tiffany Larson Absolute Connections 4
Tom Gleason Full Circle 4
Tom Johnson Quarry Connections 4
Troy Mason Bayside Referrals 4