Klaas Van Zee
VP – Outstate Business Development
A lifelong entrepreneur, Klaas co-founded Commonwealth Capital with Ben to bring new financing solutions to area businesses to help grow their businesses. Over his career, Klaas has founded several businesses (The Glass Van, Van Zee Realty, Van Zee Homes) and is a professional real estate investor. He has developed over 1,200 acres of land for single-family homes, giving him a wealth of leadership, business and finance experience. Well-respected in the business community, he was awarded the 1996 Person of the Year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and is a four-time Reggie Awardsm Winner (created to recognize outstanding achievement by member builders in the design, quality and value of their homes).
He is a member of the International Factoring Association and a graduate of Central University of Iowa.