Accolades for Our Investors!

Preferred Credit

Preferred Credit, GSDC founding investor, has received the Torch Award for Ethics from the Better Business Bureau. The award (previously known as the Integrity Awards) recognizes companies who display an outstanding level of ethics and integrity in all of their business dealings. These companies generate a high level of trust among their employees, customers and their communities. Kudos to our friends at Preferred Credit!


The ribbon has been cut on the new Coborn’s Support Center on I-94 just south of St. Cloud. All corporate teams are now under one roof! We congratulate Coborn’s, a GSDC founding investor. Another company “On the Grow” in our region!


Our local HealthPartners Central Minnesota Clinic, a founding GSDC investor, has been named 2015 Triple Aim “All Star” by HealthPartners. The award is based on achievement in top-tier clinical quality, patient experience and affordability as measured by the total cost of care. Competing medical groups throughout Minnesota were considered for the award, which is the highest honor of the Partners in Excellence Program. Only one medical group is chosen each year. Congratulations to Andy Vinson and his team!

The College of Saint Benedict Saint John's

Three college arboretums in Minnesota rank among the 10 most beautiful in the country, according to Best College Review. The arboretum at St. John's was rated third, Carleton College was fourth and the University of Minnesota was sixth. Saint John's Abbey Arboretum is more than 2,500 acres of lakes, prairie, oak savannah, and forest owned by Saint John's Abbey and surrounding Saint John's University. Walkers and hikers are welcome! Congratulations to Saint John’s University, a GSDC founding investor!

Bank Vista, Minnesota Business Finance Corporation

Two GSDC investors made news together in November! The Minnesota Business Finance Corporation (MBFC) recognized BankVista in Sartell, MN with the MBFC Lender of the Year Award! Bravo to all!

Posted on December 13, 2015 .