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Andrew from Minneapolis is working to transform Minnesota by ‘driving innovation, maximizing growth opportunities, and reinforcing Midwestern values.’.

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Andrew Hecker is a dedicated and influential leader, currently serving as the CEO of Concept Machine, a prominent distributor of essential manufacturing equipment. With a wide range of services like repair and maintenance, application engineering, and automation, Concept plays a crucial role in supporting manufacturers across the Upper Midwest, including Minnesota.

As a key player in Concept's success, Andrew understands the unique challenges facing Minnesota's manufacturing industry. With his extensive knowledge and experience in the field, he has continuously worked towards transforming the industry by introducing innovative practices and cutting-edge technologies. Andrew's leadership and expertise are poised to further unite Minnesota's manufacturers, fostering collaboration and partnership to enhance efficiency and productivity throughout the region.

Andrew's passion for technology and education is not confined to his professional endeavors alone. He actively participates in the governance of Dunwoody College of Technology as a member of the Board of Trustees, ensuring that the younger generation receives the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the constantly evolving manufacturing landscape. Additionally, Andrew serves on the Board of Directors at ABV Technology, where his forward-thinking mindset drives technological advancements in various sectors.

With Andrew Hecker's visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to the betterment of Minnesota's manufacturing industry, he is set to unite and transform the state's businesses. Through his strategic approach and emphasis on collaboration, Andrew aims to maximize growth opportunities, drive innovation, and reinforce Midwestern values of hard work and fair dealing.

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Andrew's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Andrew’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Andrew will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Andrew’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Andrew tends to be comfortable creating processes and procedures for others to follow.


OVERVIEW:

Andrew may question a few of your claims and share a few concerns. Be prepared to directly address apprehension with concrete data that supports your product.

What comes naturally to Andrew

  • Questioning inefficient practices

  • Verbally challenging a bold claim about a product

  • Highly valuing accuracy


COMMUNICATON:

Make sure to use data when trying to prove your point. Expect Andrew to challenge you, and be prepared to present proven facts and statistics instead of stories and anecdotes.

When speaking to Andrew

  • Get right to the issue at hand

  • Avoid bringing up unrelated information

  • Keep it succinct


MOTIVATION:

Andrew is motivated by curiosity and accuracy. He will thrive in situations where he can solve problems using logic and creativity. Andrew always strives for accuracy and can work through seemingly impossible scenarios, especially when others may be skeptical.

What motivates Andrew

  • Personal space

  • Providing feedback

  • Independence


WORK:

Andrew is naturally authoritative and thinks practically when faced with conflict. He will gravitate toward similarly assertive people who share his ideals and lofty goals.

When working with Andrew

  • Know that they prefers working alone

  • Listen to their suggestions for improving efficiency

  • Stay focused on the task at hand

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Andrew’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Andrew’s online activity.

Equity Investment

Metrology Equipment

Application Engineering

Investment

Strategy

Technology

Additive Manufacturing

Printers

Market Businesses

Machine Tools

Capital Goods

Repair

Maintenance

Partnership

Collaboration

Board

Trustees

Technology

Vice President

Corporate Development

Global Industrial

Markets

Global Automotive

President

Equity Investment

Metrology Equipment

Application Engineering

Investment

Strategy

Technology

Additive Manufacturing

Printers

Market Businesses

Machine Tools

Capital Goods

Repair

Maintenance

Partnership

Collaboration

Board

Trustees

Technology

Vice President

Corporate Development

Global Industrial

Markets

Global Automotive

President

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youCONCEPT Advanced Manufacturing Solutionsfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Andrew extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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1/5 No social presense
2/5 Very little or inaccurate social data
3/5 Has details but doesn’t post/share/comment often
4/5 Active and accurate
5/5 Social leader

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