shortcut to content

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

News Highlights

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/news/read/?id=old-1304433117&paper=topstories

David Frauenshuh receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Achievement Award

David Frauenshuh, Edina, CEO of commercial real estate development firm Frauenshuh Companies, received the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award last week.

2011-05-03
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office news release [5/2/2011]

David Frauenshuh, Edina, CEO of commercial real estate development firm Frauenshuh Companies, received the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from Minnesota State University, Mankato last week.

Frauenshuh is one of nine alumni who are 2011 award winners. He was honored at an April 29 dinner and ceremony hosted by the Minnesota State Mankato Alumni Association.

Alumni Achievement Awards go to graduates who have achieved high rank or honor in their professions and have had a major impact on their communities.

At age 13 Frauenshuh began working for his father’s construction business. By 15 he was a construction crew foreman. He funded his Minnesota State Mankato education by working for his father’s firm, graduating in 1966 with a bachelor’s in political science and economics.

After graduation he served as vice president of real estate interests for Northwestern National Bank before cofounding commercial real estate development firm Frauenshuh, Inc. Today his firm is one of the largest privately held medical development firms in the nation.

In 2009 Frauenshuh and his wife established Frauenshuh Cancer Center at Park Nicollet. In 2010 he was named to the Minnesota Business Hall of Fame. He serves on the Salvation Army National Advisory Board, Federal Home Loan Bank Board and Military Family Foundation Board.

Those who want more information about the Minnesota State Mankato Distinguished Alumni Awards may go to http://www.mnsu.edu/alumni/daa/.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,393 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 32 state institutions.

Email this article | Permanent link | Topstories news | Topstories news archives