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Medical Alley

This non-profit trade association was founded in 1984 to promote the growth of Minnesota’s health care industry. Learn more about the history of this association by visiting the Medical Alley website.

Norman DannNorman Dann
As an entrepreneur, Dann has headed his own medical device design and servicing companies, one of which, the Dann Company, was acquired by Medtronic.
Sandra HollenhorstSandra Hollenhorst
Spent part of her career as an equity researcher in the investment industry. Involved with Minnesota Emerging Medical Organizations (MEMO).
Ronald A. MatricariaRonald A. Matricaria
Served as an executive and board member at Eli Lilly, Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. and St. Jude Medical.
Patricia NeumanPatricia Neuman
Has worked primarily in public relations and marketing. She developed the “Minnesota, Great State of Health” campaign.
Organizations Represented
Businesses Trade Associations Educational Institution

Video Interview
Dr. C. Walton Lillehei describes his first meeting with Medtronic founder Earl Bakken.