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Joe Laux - Thrive! Community Leader, Ambassadors for Business

Joe Laux

Andover, MN Thrive!

Community Leader

Joe has over 40 years of media sales experience in TV, radio, newspaper, and social media.  He retired in 2018 from a 15-year career at KARE 11 and he currently serves as the Community Engagement Pastor at Riverdale Church in Andover, MN.

Patrick Nickerson

Patrick Nickerson

Edina, MN Thrive!

Community Leader

Patrick attended Regent University to study business, and Virginia Beach Theological Seminary where he pursued a degree in Biblical studies. After graduating, he worked for two years as a Firefighter, and he now lives in Victoria MN where he works for Sam Hennemann State Farm.

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Vicki Fox

Eden Prairie, MN Thrive!

Community Leader

Vicki has served as Marketing Director & Office Coordinator at Creation Chiropractic for the past 12 years. She is a natural people connector and has been a leader in Networking for 10 years.

When she is not at the office, Vicki wears many hats, including homeschooling mom, licensed cosmetologist, and certified birth & postpartum doula.

Vicki is excited to share her gifts with those around her and looks forward to deepening the connections she has in the Thrive! community, as well as making new ones.

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Jake Stoltenberg

Apple Valley, MN Thrive!

Community Co-Leader

Jeff Klemmer, Thrive! Community Business - Ambassadors for Business

Jeff Klemmer

Oakdale, MN Thrive!

Community Leader

Heidi Habben, Thrive! Community Leader Ambassadors for Business

Heidi Habben

Faith Matters Forum

Community Leader

Interested in becoming a Thrive! Community Leader?

Thrive! Community Leaders (TCLs) host monthly Thrive! events focused on gathering Christian business professionals for mutual encouragement and practical learning in how to connect faith and work.