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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Iverson appointed by the St. Thomas to serve on the Opus College of Business Executive Education Advisory Board

Barb Iverson, president of Weber Shandwick’s financial services industry practice, has been appointed by the University of St. Thomas to serve on the Opus College of Business Executive Education Advisory Board. This group of Twin Cities business and community leaders advises on matters that advance the mission of the Center for Business Excellence to build the leadership capacity of individuals and the organizations they serve.

“Barb is a well-respected leader and counselor, and we are delighted she is sharing her knowledge and expertise to support the work of the Center for Business Excellence at the University of St. Thomas,” said Sara Gavin, president of Weber Shandwick’s Minneapolis-St. Paul office.

“The University of St. Thomas is honored to have an individual with Barb’s experience and leadership skills provide us with advice and counsel on the educational programs that can best serve business executives and other leaders in the Twin Cities and beyond,” said Durwin A. Long, assistant dean, executive and professional development at the University of St. Thomas.


Iverson has more than 30 years of communications management experience in business, government and education. She has spoken at national forums on trends, issues and communications challenges facing the financial services industry. In addition, she has particular expertise in the banking, electronic payments and retirement services industries. Her practice group’s blog can be found at http://www.financialstatementsblog.com/.