Vincent joined the APEX team as a Business Developer in May of 2014. His key responsibilities include support of the APEX mission and vision for private sector business development. Ian contributed significantly to the Heat Treating, Plating & Powder Coating business retention and expansion strategy and supports the GROW Minnesota! efforts. He also played an integral role in the development and launch of NORTHFORCE.org: Your Talent Community, for which he serves as Marketing Coordinator. Ian maintains an active role with the Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators Association (AMFA), and was elected Vice President of the AMFA Board of Directors in December of 2014.
Ian is a 2012 graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth with a major in Accounting and also holds a Bachelors of International Business in Marketing from the Grenoble Graduate School of Business in Grenoble, France.
As a young professional with a non-profit background and strong family ties to the region, Ian has a passion for travel, the fine arts, and the north woods.
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