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Founder of Neuger Communications Group, Dave Neuger has a 30-year history of success in the communications field, emphasizing targeted communications strategies in areas such as corporate communications, media relations, issues management, crisis communications and marketing communications. He models an intense commitment to professional counsel and exemplary client service – and is also well known for keeping his desktop jar of M&Ms full for colleagues and visitors to enjoy.
Before establishing Neuger Communications Group in 2002, Dave served for four years as the chief communications officer for St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. Previously, he was president and CEO of Neuger Henry Bartkowski, the fastest growing public relations firm in the Twin Cities region at that time. He has also served as the director of public relations and advertising for a major metropolitan medical center that was a precursor to Allina Health Systems. Clients he has counseled include Cat Auction Services, Daktronics, First National Bank of Northfield, International Dairy Queen and Marvin Windows.
Dave is an alumnus of St. Olaf College. He was named one of the “40 Under 40” Business Leaders in the Twin Cities in 1996 and has been recognized many times for top communications programs by the Public Relations Society of America.
An avid sports fan, Dave continues to play the role of participant every now and again in basketball, racquetball, tennis and golf – and has recently been seen around town on a stylish small motor scooter. He also serves on several boards and professional committees. He and his wife, Ruthie, live in Northfield, Minnesota. They have three adult children and have learned that empty-nesting can be a delightful phase of life.
Beverage of choice: Dr. Pepper
Favorite TV show: M.A.S.H.
I cheer for: My family, the Minnesota Twins, the Dundas Dukes and my colleagues