Ben Van Zee Joins Board of Risk Management Association Minnesota Chapter

Our owner and president, Ben Van Zee, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Risk Management Association Minnesota Chapter, a Minnesota banking association. Ben is proud to serve as the organizations Communications Committee chair and an ex-officio board member. As the chair of the Communications Committee, Ben will be responsible […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Blog|

From Trucker to Minnesota Twin

Many people have worked in a wide variety of jobs throughout their life. Not too many people, though, have had as large of a career shift as quickly as the newest pitchers for the Minnesota Twins, Brandon Poulson.

The Star Tribune has the story of the truck driver turned professional baseball pitcher. The first paragraph of […]

By |August 4th, 2014|Trucking|

Minnesota Trucker Sentenced for His Yard

It’s not easy being a trucker. The demands of living and working on the road are physically demanding. So it’s easy to think that when you’re home you deserve a little R&R. But R&R will be the last thing that you’ll get if you’re locked up in the county workhouse. And that’s exactly what happened […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Trucking|

More Minnesota Truckers Factor with Commonwealth Capital

Commonwealth Capital, based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, is happy to announce that it has funded two additional small trucking companies in Minnesota, expanding its factoring services in Minnesota and beyond. Our factoring services for small truckers allow the trucking companies to eliminate fuel advances and quick pay fees. Both of these new companies had […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Deal, Trucking|

Trucking Jobs Are Increasing In Minnesota

Today I was doing some research on the state of the Minnesota economy as a part of my business planning. As I was reviewing the Department of Employment and Economic Development’s (DEED) website, I saw an interesting article about the state of trucking jobs in Minnesota. The March 2014 issue of Minnesota Economic Trends Magazine […]

By |June 17th, 2014|Trucking|

Cool Cake Pops for Backstreet Boys By Taste of Love Bakery

We’ve written a few times about Taste of Love Bakery in West St. Paul and the amazing treats they make. Well, things keep getting better for the bakery. Taste of Love Bakery was asked by Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul to make some treats for the Backstreet Boys tour stop in Minnesota tonight. I can personally attest […]

By |June 11th, 2014|Blog|

A Beautiful Day For A Twins Game With The RMA Minnesota Chapter

Sun, hot dogs, and Target Field. We had a great time at the Minnesota Twins baseball game last Thursday with the RMA Minnesota Chapter. Thanks to the Young Professionals group for the work the did in organizing the event. While the Twins were taken down by the Rangers, I’m sure a good time was had […]

By |May 29th, 2014|Blog|