Advisory Council

Seth Neistadt



Chairman 2020-2021

Seth Neistadt, has a strong passion for the unique work of the Northern Minnesota Chamber and brings over 18 years of experience in the chamber industry. He has served as the Vice President of Product Development for ChamberMaster and more recently the Vice President of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce. He has been working with Chambers since 2002 and won Business of the Year in California for his work with Chambers of Commerce.

He is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. He has over twenty years experience in entrepreneurship, product development, user experience, analytics and management leadership/coaching. He has served companies like Hilton, MGM Resorts International, Best Western, General Motors, and hundreds of smaller companies in the area of digital sales, advertising, marketing messaging, and business development.

Ben Gibbs


Crow Wing Cycleworks

Greg Westling


Innovative Brand Lab

Mark Bjorlo


Journey North Church

Seth Sazama


Sazama Family Chiropractic

Antonio Franklin Jr.


Thief River Falls Chamber