Rescheduled Issues & Insights: COVID-19 Impact on MN Businesses Presented by Congressman PhillipsName: Rescheduled Issues & Insights: COVID-19 Impact on MN Businesses Presented by Congressman PhillipsDate: August 21, 2020Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDTRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:Hear from Congressman Phillips how businesses and the economy are doing during COVID-19. Where businesses are focusing their efforts today. How they are managing a never-experienced-before economy and coping with a myriad of critical issues. What does the future hold for businesses?
Congressman Dean Phillips
Dean Phillips is a father, businessman, civic leader, and Representative for Minnesota's Third Congressional District.
A Gold Star Son who lost his birth father, Artie, in the Vietnam War, Dean was adopted into the Phillips family when his mother DeeDee married Eddie Phillips, who raised Dean to work hard and always share success.
Dean attended Brown University before returning to Minnesota to earn his MBA from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Business. After working at a variety of startup businesses, he joined his family business, Phillips Distilling, which he eventually led. He later went on to help build Talenti Gelato into one of the top-selling ice cream brands in the country. He is now co-owner of Penny's Coffee, a small business with three locations.
In Congress, Dean is focused on campaign finance, electoral and ethics reforms, and addressing healthcare costs, global climate change and our nation's gun violence epidemic. He is a member of the House Ethics, Financial Services and Foreign Affairs Committees, as well as the Democracy Reform Task Force and the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force.