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Kevion from St. Paul is working to transform Minnesota by ‘Working to transform my industry by fostering innovation and sustainability’.

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Kevion Ellis, a dynamic and innovative leader hailing from St. Paul, has been making waves in the industry as the Program Manager at Grid Catalyst, a groundbreaking clean energy startup accelerator. His expertise lies in driving the development and implementation of revolutionary clean energy technologies, where he excels in areas such as copywriting, grant writing, and public speaking. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for fostering growth, Kevion is adept at steering startups towards success and amplifying their impact in the industry.

Before his role at Grid Catalyst, Kevion served as the Vice President of Business & Talent Development at the St. Paul Area Chamber, where he played a pivotal role in supporting business growth and collaboration efforts with regional partners. His background in economic development, workforce needs, and economic inclusion showcases his ability to facilitate meaningful connections and drive positive change within the community. Kevion's strategic approach and commitment to excellence have positioned him as a valuable asset in transforming the industry landscape.

Prior to his tenure at the St. Paul Area Chamber, Kevion honed his skills as a Lobbyist for Education Minnesota, representing a significant number of educators at the Minnesota State Legislature. His experience in government relations and education policy underscores his dedication to advocating for critical issues such as k12 education, labor, and healthcare. Kevion's unwavering commitment to fostering growth, inclusion, and development both in the private and public sectors sets him apart as a visionary leader poised to make a lasting impact in economic development, education, and the clean energy sector.

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

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Kevion’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.

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

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

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Kevion may come off as very direct sometimes, and are likely most comfortable taking control.


OVERVIEW:

Kevion tends to be comfortable arguing, when needed, so be prepared for pushback or criticism in your pitch. They may try to negotiate the terms, so expect to either stand your ground or make needed compromises.

What comes naturally to Kevion

  • Setting ambitious goals for others

  • Working independently to meet a deadline

  • Getting angsty if a conversation lasts too long


COMMUNICATON:

Kevion tends to be intense, assertive, and confident. They are focused on improving results, tending to direct others and share ways to improve. Be direct and logical when addressing them.

When speaking to Kevion

  • Assert yourself with confidence

  • Get right to the bottom line

  • Expect conversation to move quickly


MOTIVATION:

Kevion loves taking on big projects and setting ambitious goals. They are a direct, decisive leader who prioritizes measurable results and finds thrill in improvement. They thrive in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that allows him plenty of room for growth and personal achievement.

What motivates Kevion

  • Professional growth

  • Challenges

  • Competition & winning


WORK:

Kevion has the tendency to push back on anything they disagree with. They are often focused on achieving goals and maintaining results. Though they can seem intimidating to some people, their respect can be easily earned through direct and honest dialogue.

When working with Kevion

  • Expect them to adapt quickly to change

  • Expect some healthy competition

  • Get used to a fast work pace

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Talent Development

Vice President

Program Manager

Legislative Coordinator

Account Executive

Global Trade

Leadership

Customer Service

Public Speaking

Legislative Affairs

Governmental Affairs

Public Policy

Strategic Communications

Talent Development

Vice President

Program Manager

Legislative Coordinator

Account Executive

Global Trade

Leadership

Customer Service

Public Speaking

Legislative Affairs

Governmental Affairs

Public Policy

Strategic Communications

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 youGrid Catalystfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Kevion 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

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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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