• 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.


      Next Event: REM5 Virtual Reality Laboratory
      Wednesday, October 30, 2019
      3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
      Attendees will pay for their own drinks



    Join us at REM5 Virtual Reality Laboratory for casual networking, drinks, Virtual Reality demos, a presentation on immersive reality, and a Q&A session with REM5's Amir Berenjian. 

    Register here.


  • Emerging Leaders Coordinator

    Lauren Elrick
    Communications Coordinator
    at Edina Chamber of Commerce




  • Emerging Leaders Chair

    Dustin Buhr
    Business Banker
    at Think Mutual Bank

  • Dustin graduated from Augsburg College in 2015 with a double major in Marketing and Management. In May of 2018, he graduated with a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in finance from Augsburg College. Dustin enjoys working with small businesses in his community and helping with their immediate and future needs to help them achieve their goals. Dustin has worked with Think Mutual Bank for the last three and a half years. He has held the position of small business banker for the last year.

    Think Mutual Bank is the only mutual bank in Minnesota. As a mutual bank, the focus is on serving you. Think Mutual Bank is owned by its customers, not stockholders, and all bankers are all non-commission based. This means the bankers deliver care over sales pressure and indifference. Think Mutual Bank is a full-service bankhelping its customers with personal banking, business banking, mortgage services, financial planning, and insurance services.