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  • Edina Emerging Leaders

    The Edina Emerging Leaders is a group of young professionals who are employed by member companies of the Edina Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the Edina Emerging Leaders is to create opportunities for young professionals to build relationships, develop a greater understanding of business topics, contribute to the Edina community through volunteerism and participate as active members of the Edina Chamber.  Monthly meetings consist of networking, educational and philanthropic events that will engage young professionals in the group. If you're interested in getting involved, email Lauren at lauren@edina.org.

  • October 2017 Event:
    Chocolate Tasting + Networking at Groveland Confections
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    5:15 - 6:45 p.m.

    5757 Sanibel Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55343 

    Join us for networking and a chocolate tasting at Groveland Confections! Sit at the Chef's Kitchen Table and learn about the history of chocolate, its origins and ingredients, and taste samples from all over the world.  

    Register here.




       Emerging Leaders Coordinator

       Lauren Elrick
       Communications Coordinator
       at Edina Chamber of Commerce





       Emerging Leaders Chair

       Christopher Connelly
       Financial Advisor
       at Ely Private Wealth


    Chris began his career in the financial services industry after graduating with dual degrees in finance and economics from the University of St. Thomas. As a financial advisor, Chris strives to be a crusader of informed consent as he believes people have the right to know all their options and make their own decision, with their own free will. He’s in the people business and just happens to use numbers to guide people in achieving their most ambitious endeavors.


    Chris enjoys music, fitness, golfing, hunting, and spending time with his family and friends…preferably at the lake.  If you’re the type of person that believes in the ‘one last cast’ and the relentless pursuit of your idea – he’s always eager to hear a good story!






       Emerging Leaders Chair

       Dr. Ken Wilson
       Doctor/co-founder of
       LIV Chiropractic



    Dr. Ken Wilson is the doctor and co-founder of the newest element to Edina’s health community, LIV Chiropractic. His purpose is to Love and serve others; to expose Truth and change lives. He states, “When I help change/transform/enhance people’s lives, I am fulfilled. I relentlessly strive to witness miracles and help others become the best versions of themselves. And so far, I haven’t found a better way to do so and I absolutely love what I do.”

    Dr. Ken Wilson is first and foremost dedicated to God and his family. He is currently the father of a beautiful, healthy, and vibrant 10-month-young baby boy, Brantley Dean. His second child (gender to be determined at birth) will be ‘due' in the middle of April 2018. His beautiful wife, Cami, is his rock and motivation to live a life of excellence and continual progression.

    Dr. Ken has a B.S. in Human Biology Degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University and a D.C., Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree, from Northwestern Health Sciences University. He also has well over 500+ hours of entrepreneurship and chiropractic trainings and seminars, and his extra training and progression is where he learned, applied, and grew his skills and passion for serving others. 

    Dr. Ken's focus is to help create an impact in everything he does; he is always determined to make his life, his family’s life, and the lives of those he serves better.



  • Thank you to Think Mutual Bank for sponsoring our Emerging Leaders events this year.