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Lou Anne Koerschner


Lou Anne Koerschner graduated from Michigan Tech in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering.  In 1985, she earned an MBA from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.  She is currently a Sales and Marketing Director for 3M, a Fortune 500 company in St. Paul, Minnesota. After graduation, Lou Anne worked for Conwed Corporation, a St. Paul-based manufacturer, before accepting a position at 3M . . .

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Charles Lingelbach


Mr. Charles Lingelbach, a native of Oconto, Wisconsin, began his career at the Haas Brewing Company, Houghton in 1934, understudying his father, master brewer Charles J. Lingelbach, Sr. After earning a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1939, he worked in the fermentation cellars of Pabst Brewing Company in Milwaukee. In 1940 Pabst sponsored his attending Wallersteins Brewing Academy in New York City to earn a certificate . . .

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Susan Korpela


After earning her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1978, Susan Korpela joined the 3M Company where she worked on adhesive products for industrial and automotive applications providing product/process development and technical service. She held a number of management positions in the automotive industry including acquisitions, global joint ventures, and new technology commercialization.