Joe Nayquonabe, Jr.
CEO, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
Joseph Nayquonabe Jr. has spent his career reimagining and reinventing how American Indian tribal economies grow and prosper. He serves as the chief executive officer and chair of the board of directors for Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures. He is responsible for analyzing new business opportunities and overseeing the Band’s existing businesses. He is affiliated with ten boards in Minnesota including National Diversity Advisory Board for the University of Minnesota, Saint Paul Downtown Alliance and Mille Lacs Health System.